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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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GOP gleeful over Democrats' midterm woes in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats appear poised to lose every statewide election in battleground Ohio this fall — most of them badly. The prospect is fueling Republican arguments headed into the next presidential election that voter support in a key bellwether state telegraphs national approval for GOP policies.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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No injuries in Ohio pipeline fire; cause unknown

CAMERON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say no one was injured when a pipeline in southeast Ohio carrying a toxic substance produced during natural gas and oil processing caught fire Tuesday.

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Cleveland to recycle 270 surrendered firearms

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials in northeast Ohio plan to melt down hundreds of firearms and recycle them into steel.

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Ohio council praises Dallas nurse who had Ebola

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The city council in Amber Vinson's Ohio hometown is praising the Dallas nurse for demonstrating courage and professionalism in handling her Ebola diagnosis and treatment and the widespread attention it has brought her.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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New charges in drug, gun case in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and U.S. authorities have announced new charges in an investigation into gang-related homicides and drug dealing dating back a decade.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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