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Ohio woman gets 32 years in forced labor case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Thursday to 32 years in federal prison, the U.S. attorney's office said.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014

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More tests planned after Ohio concertgoer's death

 

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A coroner's office say further tests and investigation are needed to determine what caused the death of an Ohio concertgoer found at a Lorain County landfill.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014

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Lawmakers seek help for Ohio uranium plant cleanup

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's two U.S. senators and several congressional representatives are asking the U.S. Department of Energy to take action to forestall up to 675 potential layoffs for workers decontaminating and decommissioning a Cold War-era uranium plant.

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Band booster club ex-treasurer charged with theft

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a former booster club treasurer accused of stealing about $67,000 meant for a central Ohio high school band has been indicted for theft.

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Ohio man convicted of killing mom, keeping body

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man faces a life prison sentence after being convicted of fatally stabbing his mother then living in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months.

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Ohio State band marches on after director's firing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its unofficial season kickoff

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Ohio woman won't be jailed for abandoning 2 kids

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has found a 31-year-old mother not guilty by reason of insanity on charges that she abandoned her two young children at a Cleveland homeless shelter in May.

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Ohio again testing for West Nile virus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio is again testing mosquitoes for West Nile virus after the program became a victim of federal budget cuts last year.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014

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