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Ohio bill would allow atheists to officiate weddings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Atheists, secular humanists and other nonreligious people would be allowed to officiate weddings under a proposal that's emerged in Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Ohioans bracing for bitter cold stint

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans were bracing for another couple days of bitter cold temperatures.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Lawsuit accusing group of firing woman for pregnancy settled

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio woman who said a religious-based community organization fired her after she told them she was pregnant has settled her lawsuit against the organization.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Former Columbus mayor Rinehart dies at 68

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Columbus Mayor Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart, who led the city through dramatic growth in the late 1980s, died of cancer Wednesday, his law partner said. He was 68.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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State legislators highlight plight of black Ohioans at event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Business, voting rights and other public policy issues facing black Ohioans are in the spotlight at an annual event celebrating Black History Month.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Ohio Supreme Court stands by traffic cameras ruling

CINCINNATI (AP) — A closely divided Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday stood by its earlier ruling upholding use of traffic cameras.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Federal agency won't dump sediment in Lake Erie this year

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sediment from the floor of the Cuyahoga River won't be dumped into Lake Erie, the federal agency that maintains the lake's shipping channels said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Jury convicts Lima man of setting fire that killed 2

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A man already serving a life sentence in Ohio is now facing a possible death sentence after being convicted of setting a fire that killed two people in Lima.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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