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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) plans to announce new limits on painkiller prescribing as the state fights a worsening addictions epidemic. The Republican governor, lawmakers and officials with Ohio health licensing boards scheduled a Thursday news conference to discuss the new restrictions.

ALBANY, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say they've seized a "significant" amount of suspected cocaine from an unauthorized plane that landed at Ohio University's airport. Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith says his office detained the Canadian-based plane after it landed Wednesday at Gordon K. Bush Airport in Albany, Ohio. Ohio University police say the plane's two occupants were detained by agents from Customs and Border Protection and taken to Columbus.

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and '80s has been beaten in his cell and is in critical condition. Ohio officials say 64-year-old Donald Harvey was found Tuesday at the state's prison in Toledo. The former nurse's aide became known as the "Angel of Death" after pleading guilty in 1987 to 37 murders.

CINCINNATI (AP) - Recordings of people calling 911 after a nightclub shooting in Cincinnati in which one person was killed and 16 injured capture the chaos of the incident. One man yells repeatedly "Hurry up, hurry up!" because his friend has been shot. Another man tells a dispatcher he didn't see anything because he was running for his life.

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