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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.

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.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's largest pension system has voted to cut benefits for retirees. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System voted Wednesday on the plan that would affect all of its more than 1 million members, current retirees and future ones. The plan approved by the board would reduce cost-of-living adjustments to match the Consumer Price Index, subject to a 2.25 percent cap. The benefit amount is now fixed at 3 percent for those who retired before January 2013.

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) - Three men are being credited for helping stop a 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times in Ohio. Scott Bryant and Kenneth Kosobud tell the Columbus Dispatch they joined their neighbor in pursuit of the boy around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after the neighbor came up on the boy stabbing the girl in Whitehall. The three men cornered the boy at a creek until police arrived. The girl is expected to recover.

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