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Ohio man accused of being Facebook predator

MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio are looking for other possible victims of a man accused of trying to get a young girl to send him inappropriate photos on Facebook.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014

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Great Lakes become nearly covered with ice

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as boulders — a battleground for the icebreaker's 58-member crew during one of the roughest winters in memory.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014

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Officials: Rescued Ohio children enjoying freedom

CINCINNATI (AP) — Three Ohio children who police say were tied to their beds for long periods of time, beaten and deprived of food are now relishing the seemingly mundane — going to school and eating ice cream.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014

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Southwest Ohio legislator faces more charges

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio grand jury has brought 53 new charges including an alleged pattern of corruption against a state legislator already facing trial on felony charges of security fraud, theft and other counts.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014

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Trial set for coach charged after Ohio rape case

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former volunteer coach whose home was allegedly the scene of a drinking party that preceded the rape by two Ohio high school football players is set for trial in the spring.

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Ohio auditor to examine 3 charter school sponsors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor is investigating three sponsors of Ohio charter schools following a string of failed schools.

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Ohio man charged with trying to buy girl for $400

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man has been indicted on federal charges of trying to pay an undercover officer $400 to buy a 10-year-old girl to keep at home for sex, the government said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014

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Ohio House delays formal vote on calamity day bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has held off taking a formal vote on a plan to let schools take up to four additional days off this year because of the season's extreme weather.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014

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