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Court awards $32,000 to wrongfully imprisoned NE Ohio man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded an ex-inmate about $32,000 for wrongful imprisonment after an appeals court said there wasn't enough evidence to convict him in a drug possession case.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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FBI offering reward for suspect in slaying of elderly couple

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI has joined a manhunt for a suspect in the abduction and killings of an elderly Ohio couple who is also believed to have committed armed robberies in three states over the weekend.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Kasich budget trims aid to over half of Ohio districts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than half of Ohio's public school districts would get less money from the state under Gov. John Kasich's proposed education budget as the administration seeks to adjust the funding formula to better reflect district incomes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Ohio budget director defends Kasich's sales tax increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's budget director is defending a proposed increase in the state sales tax, saying he believes reductions in the state income tax would allow consumers more choice in how they spend their money.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Family of executed Ohio inmate drops civil rights lawsuit

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of an Ohio inmate whose troubling execution more than a year ago led to an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment in the state is dropping their civil rights lawsuit.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Trial delayed for Ohio suspect in plot to attack US Capitol

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has postponed trial for an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Ohio budget director: Proposal would fund Medicaid expansion

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich's state budget plan would continue to fund an expansion of Medicaid as his administration seeks to charge a monthly premium to certain residents on the health care program, state officials said Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Plans modified for natural gas pipeline through Michigan

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Plans for a natural gas pipeline are being modified to pass through fewer Michigan counties following resistance to the project from residents near the initially proposed route.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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