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ACLU warns Defiance against chalk message ban

DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is warning a northwest Ohio city against cracking down on sidewalk messages written in chalk ahead of the city's annual Halloween parade.

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Ohio livestock prices

 

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

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Botkins middle-schooler arrested after bomb threat

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old student was arrested after a bomb threat was written on the wall of a school in western Ohio.

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Kasich to donate $22K he got from indicted man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will donate to charity more than $22,000 he received in campaign contributions from a businessman being accused of allegedly skirting campaign finance laws while funneling thousands of dollars to two congressional campaigns.

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Plant making new Cherokee brings workers back

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Chrysler is bringing back about 500 idled workers faster than expected after temporary layoffs from a northwest Ohio plant that produces the new Jeep Cherokee.

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Panel: Weigh mental illness in capital cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers should debate taking the death penalty off the table for killers with serious mental illness even before they're charged, under a recommendation approved Thursday by a committee examining capital punishment in the state.

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Trial to begin in woman's gruesome burning death

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A trial is set to begin Friday for an Ohio man accused in the gruesome killing of a woman found covered in burns and wailing in agony on the side of a rural road.

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Ohio panel approves transportation project list

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state board that reviews transportation projects in Ohio has given final approval to dozens of major projects that amount to a nearly $3 billion investment in infrastructure.

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