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Man gets 15 years to life in slaying

MT. VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has been sentenced to 15 years to life for killing an acquaintance by putting him in choke hold during a fight in February.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

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No contamination near Ohio cancer cluster

CLYDE, Ohio (AP) — Whirlpool Corp. says extensive soil tests show no evidence of illegal dumping or widespread contamination in an area of northern Ohio where dozens of people have been sickened in a cancer cluster.

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Gunman, hostage dead in Ohio standoff

WILLARD, Ohio (AP) — Many questions remained Thursday in a police investigation into a standoff at a small-town Family Dollar store in northern Ohio that ended in the deaths of a hostage and her alleged abductor.

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Ohio plans to fix or replace 200 county bridges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio transportation officials want to fix or replace about 200 county and city-owned bridges over the next three years.

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Ohio storms down trees and cut power to thousands

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Storms rolling through Ohio overnight toppled trees and left thousands of homes without power.

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Lawmaker wants to boost Ohio aerospace industry

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker wants to form a special panel that would work to boost the state's aerospace business.

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Man imprisoned for using stolen ID to get care

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who authorities said used a stolen identity to get more than $400,000 in medical care from an Ohio State University hospital has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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