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Ohio leaders discuss voting, tax changes at forum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Online voter registration could be implemented in Ohio as soon as state lawmakers act to pass it, the state's top elections official said Thursday. But its support in the Republican-controlled Legislature remains unclear.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Kasich says right-to-work isn't on agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich says a proposal to restrict union fees in the Rust Belt state is not on his agenda.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Ohio newspaper sues to get coin investment report

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to force the release of an investigative report on the investment scandal that engulfed the state in 2005.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Court upholds Ohioan's sex trafficking conviction

CINCINNATI (AP) — A northwest Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for forcing a 16-year-old girl into prostitution has lost his bid to have his conviction thrown out or get a more lenient sentence.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Judge to decide whether township violated law

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge will decide whether officials in a suburban township violated state laws with informal sessions ahead of their public meetings.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Plan to allow more calamity days clears Ohio panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to let school districts take up to four additional weather-related days off this year has cleared an Ohio House committee.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Report: lackluster results for Ohio's job program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report shows that Ohio's new effort to find jobs for welfare recipients has fallen short.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Ohio man who threatened Obama gets prison time

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a central Ohio man to 16 months in prison for making Twitter threats to kill President Barack Obama.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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