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Ohioan gets 6 years for having ricin, lying to FBI

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison after being convicted of having ricin and lying to FBI agents when he denied making the deadly toxin.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Former Ohio state hospital won't be haunted house

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A crumbling former state mental institution in northeast Ohio won't be used as a haunted house as planned this Halloween because it's not safe for the public.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Pedestrian killed when hit by truck in NW Ohio

GENOA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was killed when he was hit by a truck in northwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.

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City aims to keep popcorn legacy despite job loss

MARION, Ohio (AP) — From the back seat of the 1965 Mercedes-Benz convertible, Charlie Evers smiled and waved, celebrating all things popcorn as grand marshal of this month's Marion Popcorn Festival parade.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Several hospitalized after motorcycle pileup

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Media outlets report that at least five people were taken to area hospitals after a motorcycle pileup during a ride for charity in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Ohio deputies say body found in burning car

RUSHVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they are interviewing a person who may be connected to a dead body found in a burning car in central Ohio over the weekend.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Ohio embarks on largest-ever roadway project

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials in Ohio are reviewing the winning bid package for what will be the largest single roadway construction project in modern state history.

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 September 2014

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