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Court orders on voting rights mostly about timing

WASHINGTON (AP) — In seemingly contradictory voting-rights actions just a month before November's elections, the Supreme Court has allowed new Republican-inspired restrictions to remain in force in North Carolina and Ohio while blocking Wisconsin's voter identification law.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014

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60 people indicted in Ohio gun investigation

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a summer-long crackdown in northeast Ohio into the illegal gun trade and firearm ownership has led to criminal charges against 60 people.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Ohio officials say mumps outbreak appears to end

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say the central Ohio mumps outbreak that resulted in nearly 500 cases of the contagious viral illness has ended.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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OSU spends nearly $900 an hour on band probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is paying nearly $900 an hour for work on an investigation studying the culture inside its marching band, according to documents released by the university this week.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Group: Protests to continue over Wal-Mart shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A student group that has protested after the police shooting of a young man in a Dayton-area Wal-Mart says it will move to the Ohio Statehouse next week.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Highway patrol adds 38 new troopers around Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol is adding more than three dozen new troopers in Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Lima man competent for trial in arson slayings

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A man possibly facing the death penalty in an Ohio double slaying has been found mentally competent to stand trial.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Ohio man convicted in 4 slayings wants new trial

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted last week of gunning down four people in a northeast Ohio townhome is asking for a new trial.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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