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Challenges to Ohio lethal injection drugs not new

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned killer's attempt to stop his execution on the grounds he could experience a terrifying sensation of suffocation is the latest argument directed at whether use of a lethal drug will create an unconstitutionally cruel death.

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Ohio livestock prices

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

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Troubled Ohio lake to offer extended discounts

ST. MARYS, Ohio (AP) — Outdoor enthusiasts can get extended discounts at Ohio's largest inland lake beginning this spring.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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