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Deal allows Tesla to sell cars in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio auto dealers have struck an agreement that will allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars in the state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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Ohio House to vote on $2.4B construction budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is set to vote on a nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds a host of community, school, park and prison projects.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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Man stands trial in Ohio stabbing death of wife

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A trial has opened in northeast Ohio in the case of a man accused of killing his wife by stabbing her more than 100 times with kitchen knives in front of their two elementary school-aged children last year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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New health survey ranks Ohio counties

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geauga County in northeast Ohio and Scioto County in the southern part of the state are at opposite ends of new state health rankings.

The annual rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released Wednesday (http://bit.ly/OTSDsG ) say Geauga is Ohio's healthiest county based on factors such as longevity, infant mortality rates, access to health care and individual behaviors such as smoking.

Geauga was followed by Putnam County in northwest Ohio and Delaware County in the Columbus area. Scioto was named the least healthy, followed by Lawrence and Adams, also in southern Ohio.

Logan County was ranked 45th and Union County 9th, according to the survey.

Heavily weighted in the survey are social and economic factors because of their impact on health and access to care. Those components include education, unemployment and income.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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Central Ohio woman dies after house fire

ASHVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman trapped in an upstairs bedroom by a house fire has died at a central Ohio hospital.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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Ohio woman will be sentenced a 3rd time in death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The only woman on Ohio's death row will be sentenced a third time for plotting the killing of her ex-husband.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014

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Ohio doctor gets 15 days for hitting bicyclist

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DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus-area doctor has been sentenced to 15 days in jail and 400 hours of community service for driving drunk and hitting a cyclist on a road in 2012.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014

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Ohio gov says will keep spending on bridge project

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's governor says the state will keep moving ahead on a major Ohio River bridge project that's in funding trouble on the Kentucky side.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014

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