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27 people apply to replace Ohio utility regulator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A nominating panel is reviewing 27 applicants for a soon-to-be-vacated seat on the Ohio board that regulates public utilities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Dem vying for Ohio governor supports death penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald says he supports the death penalty and believes there are times when it is called for.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Ohio ex-con charged in fatal shooting of girl, 5

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former inmate has been charged with aggravated murder in the Cleveland death of a 5-year-old girl who was shot in the head while sitting in a vehicle with her mother.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Housing facility for veterans expands

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A permanent supportive housing community for disabled and formerly homeless veterans in central Ohio has expanded, with a similar facility expected to open next year in northwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Fairfield officer who killed man had problems at work

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police records show a southwest Ohio officer who fatally shot a man during an investigation had been accused of attendance and performance problems at work and was recommended for "separation from service."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Ohio court: No reconsideration for fired teacher

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court won't reconsider its decision upholding the dismissal of a public school science instructor who refused to remove religious materials from his classroom.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Ohio remains of 2 infants to be analyzed in Texas

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Skeletal remains of two infants found in a deceased Ohio woman's mobile home have been sent to the University of North Texas for analysis.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Findlay shelter seeks home for cat rescued from pipe

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio shelter hopes to find a permanent home for an orange cat that drew widespread attention when it was rescued after spending days in a drainpipe during some severely cold weather.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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