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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A senior Republican congressman from Ohio is resigning his seat to take the helm of a business policy group back home. In an announcement Thursday, U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi says he has not decided on an exact departure date, but it will be sometime before his current term ends Jan. 31. The 54-year-old Tiberi has held the central Ohio seat since 2001.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Senate president says all state senators will be required to receive sexual harassment training after one of their members resigned over allegations of inappropriate behavior. Cleveland.com reports Senate President Larry Obhof said Wednesday he strongly suggested to Findlay Republican Cliff Hite that he resign over allegations Hite spoke inappropriately to a female state employee and asked for hugs. Hite resigned Monday.

CLEVELAND (AP) - A former professional boxer who once fought heavyweight Mike Tyson has received probation for a fatal shooting that happened after bus passengers in Cleveland challenged him to a fistfight and then followed him off the bus. Sixty-three-year-old Abdul Rahman was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to having a weapon as a convicted felon. Authorities say Rahman shot 39-year-old Andrew Easley in July after a dispute on a Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority bus.

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) - Police say a gun has been found on a third-grader who told authorities he'd been bullied at a southwest Ohio elementary school. Middletown police say the gun was found Monday on a 9-year-old boy after a teacher noticed a bulge in his pocket. Police took the boy to a county juvenile justice center. It's unclear if he's been charged with a juvenile crime. His mother's boyfriend has been arrested on a child endangering charge.

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