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Millions unclaimed in $420M Ohio workers comp case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The law firm handling a $420 million state settlement over Ohio employers being overcharged for workers' compensation premiums says millions of dollars weren't claimed by the deadline.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Cleveland enlists help to keep its traffic cameras

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials are enlisting the help of a popular mayor, governor and longtime U.S. senator to help defeat a ballot issue that would outlaw the use of speed and red-light cameras in the city.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Feds add alleged predator to law enforcement app

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal investigators say a central Ohio man charged with producing and distributing child pornography is the latest addition to a smartphone law enforcement app meant to locate child sex predators.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Divided court upholds death for killer of officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The nature of a police officer's killing during a traffic stop — shot four times in the head at close range — outweighed arguments that the killer panicked out of fear he would be attacked, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in upholding the defendant's death sentence by a single vote.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Ohio officer pleads not guilty after K-9's death

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio officer whose police dog died from heatstroke in his cruiser has pleaded not guilty on two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Ohio bill inspired by fake ice bucket challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker says his proposal to require prison time for many felony crimes against the disabled or elderly was inspired by a fake ice bucket challenge that led to charges against five teenagers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Ebola nurse on defensive gets call from Obama

 

ATLANTA (AP) — A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a courageous front-line caregiver.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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State: Over 477,000 Ohio voters have cast ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief says more than 477,000 absentee ballots have been cast ahead of the fall election.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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