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Ohio death row inmate called suicide inevitable

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio death row inmate who killed himself just days before his execution called his suicide inevitable in a three-page note and expressed resentment that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro got a life sentence, according to a police report released Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 October 2013

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Ohio teen accused of trying to kill parents

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old Ohio boy was arrested Thursday on juvenile charges of attempted murder and arson after authorities say he tried to kill his parents by setting their house on fire as they slept and tying their bedroom door shut.

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Ohio livestock prices

 

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

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Ohio bill would include pets in protection orders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pets could be included in court-ordered protection orders if a state senator in Ohio gets his way.

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How states fared on unemployment benefit claims

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 350,000 last week, though the total was elevated for the third straight week by technical problems in California. Applications spiked three weeks ago as California began processing claims that were delayed by a computer upgrade. The partial government shutdown also boosted applications earlier this month. Before the distortions, applications had fallen to pre-recession levels.

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Bill proposes drug testing of Ohio lawmakers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill introduced in the state Senate this week would require drug-testing of Ohio's lawmakers.

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Ohio's largest counties sending fewer to prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio largest counties are sending fewer people to prison than a decade ago.

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AG plans forums on stopping drug abuse around Ohio

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general plans several community forums about drug abuse in the next few months to discuss how to prevent drug-related crimes and addiction.

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