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Speaker's Ohio hometown feeling shutdown pain

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — In House Speaker John Boehner's suburban Ohio hometown, people are starting to feel the pain of the federal government shutdown and some are getting anxious about his standoff with President Barack Obama.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2013

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Risky sex act possible in Ohio kidnapper's death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state patrol investigation may shed more light on the possibility that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro died after an ill-fated attempt to choke himself for a sexual thrill.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2013

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FBI used death row inmate in search for remains

FBI agents took the unusual step of temporarily letting a federal death row inmate out of his cell so he could help with the search for the body of one of the two women he killed.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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Ohio senator targets Medicaid growth in bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state senator in Ohio wants to create a new oversight body to keep growth in check within the Medicaid system.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service is unavailable due to the federal government's partial shutdown.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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