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Ohio prison officials want release for incapacitated inmates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio prison officials want to be able to save money by releasing inmates who require round-the-clock medical care or are otherwise incapacitated.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack case

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, but police haven't cracked the unusual case.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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Senate panel advances ban on plastic beads polluting lakes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana moved closer Thursday to banning a key exfoliant in cosmetic products, a crusade gaining traction nationwide to protect water resources from plastic pollution.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015

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Justices: Same-day audio for April 28 gay marriage cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015

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Convicted killer gets $7,500 after dog bit off part of nose

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A convicted killer whose nose was partially bitten off by a dog in a prison program will get $7,500 in damages.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015

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Ohio releases city of Akron from fiscal caution list

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor has released Akron from Ohio's fiscal caution list after the city fixed accounting and budget practices that led to the designation in 2011.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015

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Man freed after 20 years sues Ohio for wrongful imprisonment

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who spent almost 20 years in Ohio's prisons before being released when a murder charge was dropped is suing the state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015

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Snow leads to southern Ohio school closures, cancels flights

CINCINNATI (AP) — A winter storm has brought heavy snowfall to the Cincinnati area and other parts of southern Ohio, closing schools and creating hazardous travel conditions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015

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