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New sentencing ordered for woman on death row

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a western Pennsylvania woman on death row in the starvation death of her 7-year-old daughter.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014

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Lorain judge accused of criminal misconduct

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A special grand jury has indicted an Ohio judge on charges of criminal misconduct related to his personal finances.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014

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No indictment in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officers' actions were justified in the fatal shooting of a man holding an air rifle inside an Ohio Wal-Mart store, a grand jury determined Wednesday — using surveillance video the slain man's family said shows the shooting was completely unjustified.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014

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Cinicinnati zoo takes in another baby gorilla

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo has taken in another baby gorilla after it was shunned by her mother in Oklahoma.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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EPA releases 5-year plan to improve Great Lakes

CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration announced an updated five-year plan for restoring the Great Lakes on Wednesday, calling for accelerated efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive species and farm runoff and restore plant and wildlife habitat.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Auditor rival would assess charter funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic candidate for state auditor has outlined the policy goals he would pursue if elected.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohioans deserve to hear candidates debate, not just run TV ads

 

The handful of Ohioans who follow state politics are waiting for the debates to start. Spirited political discourse on a range of critical issues gives voters valuable insight about candidates.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Study: High poverty school districts have worse report cards

A study of Ohio Report Card data indicates higher poverty districts have lower grades – a conclusion that is not a surprise for area school district officials.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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