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Ohio emergency workers face later retirement

A state-paid consultant's recommends raising their minimum retirement age by five years

By Rebecca McKinsey,
The Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBUS, Ohio — White hair and creaky knees aren't what most people expect to see in the emergency crew responding to their 911 call.

But first responders are worried a state-paid consultant's recommendation that Ohio's pension systems raise their minimum retirement age by five years could make that image a reality.

Full story: Ohio emergency workers face later retirement

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Kevin Jones Kevin Jones Thursday, August 23, 2012 1:19:48 PM After 25 years of being a EMT for Detroit EMS, I retired....I could go no further...I was 48.

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