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Winter blast costly for Ohio cities, businesses

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The winter blast that brought snow and dangerous temperatures to much of Ohio will end up costing cities and businesses quite a bit of money.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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29 percent of Ohio charters closed since 1997

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twenty-nine percent of Ohio's charter schools have closed dating back to 1997, including 17 schools last year in Columbus

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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State to award $4M for Ohio school safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Department of Transportation will award $4 million to Ohio schools this year for projects designed to help children from kindergarten through eighth grade walk or bike to school safely.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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For some counties, gas drilling brings a windfall

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Even as some cities around the nation have voted to ban fracking for natural gas, other rural areas are quietly embracing the boom by allowing drilling under public parks and land and reaping millions in royalties.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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Analysis: Ohio courts seeing fewer trials

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of criminal and civil cases that go to trial in Ohio has reached a historic low, according to a newspaper analysis.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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Survey: Drivers choose Ohio Turnpike for its speed

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Turnpike's online survey shows most motorists use the 241-mile toll road because it's the fastest and most convenient route.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 January 2014

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Twins start work same day, retire same day in Ohio

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Twins who started working as nurses on the same day at a hospital in Ohio nearly 40 years ago retired on the same day as well.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 January 2014

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Cat rescued after 3 winter days in Ohio drainpipe

 

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — A cat that spent at least three winter days in a northwest Ohio drainpipe has been rescued after initially refusing attempts to lure it out with tuna, the classic call of "here, kitty, kitty" and even a cellphone app that meowed.

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 January 2014

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