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Group: homeless assaults should be hate crimes

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio homeless advocacy group wants assaults on homeless people to be considered hate crimes under the law.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 August 2014

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Access limited to Ohio facial-recognition system

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office said it continues to reduce the number of law-enforcement officers statewide who have access to controversial facial-recognition technology.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 August 2014

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Ohio man convicted in fatal beating of teen

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man convicted of participating in the fatal beating of a 16-year-old drug dealer has been sentenced to life in prison.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 August 2014

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Ohio Supreme Court to hear sewer district lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by a northeastern Ohio sewer district that wants to charge property owners fees for managing storm water.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2014

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Trial set for Greenpeace activists in P&G protest

CINCINNATI (AP) — With only one of nine Greenpeace activists willing to accept a plea deal, a judge on Thursday set a trial date for the other eight on felony charges in an eye-catching protest at Procter & Gamble's headquarters in downtown Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2014

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Co-defendant testifies how Ohio teen was beaten

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pleaded guilty to killing a 16-year-old last year testified that he and his co-defendant repeatedly beat the boy when he wouldn't give up his stash of money and drugs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2014

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Kings Island tries to set shaved-heads record

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio amusement park hopes to set a world record for the most heads shaved simultaneously to help raise awareness and money for the fight against cancer.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2014

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Ohio Legislature's request denied in voting case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request from the Ohio Legislature to become part of a lawsuit challenging early voting rules in the key swing state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2014

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