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Fatal shootings concern Cincinnati neighborhood

CINCINNATI (AP) — Residents of a Cincinnati neighborhood that's been making redevelopment progress are upset that the number of killings there in the first month of the year exceeds the total for the last two years combined.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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No trips outside hospital for Ohio slaying suspect

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio judge has ruled that a mentally ill man accused of killing his mother won't be allowed supervised trips away from a state psychiatric hospital.

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Mechanicsburg man will be buried astride his beloved Harley

 

MECHANICSBURG, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man's family is fulfilling his dying wish — to be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson motorcycle encased in a see-through casket.

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Ohio State names California educator as president

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University trustees picked a California educator as the school's next president Thursday, ending a search that began with the former president's retirement following remarks critical of Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools.

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Ohio leaders debate taxes, death penalty at forum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is not eager to end the death penalty, not afraid to veto a drilling tax and not looking to push a right-to-work proposal to limit labor unions.

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Charges dropped against Ohioan imprisoned 20 years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Charges were dismissed Thursday against a northeast Ohio man who served about 20 years in prison for a 1993 killing but maintained his innocence.

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Schools, counties get less from Ohio casinos

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio counties and schools and getting a little less cash from casino taxes this time around.

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Man gets prison for fatal beating of Ohio boy, 2

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man suspected of fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in a plea agreement.

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