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Ohio woman testifies in gruesome burning death

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A woman who has pleaded guilty in the gruesome death of a badly burned woman found along an eastern Ohio road last year says she has no excuse for her actions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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Ohio insurance chief experiences health site woes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's insurance director said Wednesday that while exploring the federal government's website on the new health care system, she has encountered the same computer glitches and delays that have frustrated many consumers looking for insurance coverage.

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Ex-Ohio worker pleads guilty to altering records

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former employee of Cincinnati's water utility has admitted guilt to accusations that he altered the drinking water testing records of treatment plant.

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Group to revise anti-fracking proposal in SE Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers in a southeastern Ohio city say they plan to rewrite their proposal that seeks to ban the high-pressure oil and gas drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking

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Ohio business coalition leader defends Common Core

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An influential business group is asking the Ohio House education chairman to kill or sideline a proposal to block implementation of multi-state learning standards known as the Common Core.

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Estimates show drop in road salt prices for Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials for state and local governments could save about $5 million in road salt costs as the price Ohio pays continues to decrease.

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ACLU sues over abortion provisions in Ohio budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three contentious abortion-related provisions of Ohio's budget violate a constitutional rule holding bills to a single subject, the American Civil Liberties Union argued in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013

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Ohio trial witness: Suspect showed off VIP ties

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man charged in a suspected $100 million Navy charity fraud showed off his political connections through souvenir mugs featuring photos of himself with former President George W. Bush, a witness testified Wednesday.

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