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Ohio leaders debate taxes, death penalty at forum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is not eager to end the death penalty, not afraid to veto a drilling tax and not looking to push a right-to-work proposal to limit labor unions.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Charges dropped against Ohioan imprisoned 20 years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Charges were dismissed Thursday against a northeast Ohio man who served about 20 years in prison for a 1993 killing but maintained his innocence.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Schools, counties get less from Ohio casinos

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio counties and schools and getting a little less cash from casino taxes this time around.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Man gets prison for fatal beating of Ohio boy, 2

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man suspected of fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in a plea agreement.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Ohio leaders discuss voting, tax changes at forum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Online voter registration could be implemented in Ohio as soon as state lawmakers act to pass it, the state's top elections official said Thursday. But its support in the Republican-controlled Legislature remains unclear.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Kasich says right-to-work isn't on agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich says a proposal to restrict union fees in the Rust Belt state is not on his agenda.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Ohio newspaper sues to get coin investment report

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to force the release of an investigative report on the investment scandal that engulfed the state in 2005.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Court upholds Ohioan's sex trafficking conviction

CINCINNATI (AP) — A northwest Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for forcing a 16-year-old girl into prostitution has lost his bid to have his conviction thrown out or get a more lenient sentence.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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