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New computerized tests debut this week, starting in Ohio

STOCKPORT, Ohio (AP) — Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about half her classmates at her elementary school. And it matches up well with the one she'll use this week to take a new test linked to the Common Core standards.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015

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Homeless woman in Ohio begs, walks to face attacker in court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A homeless woman who was raped while sleeping under a bridge last March sometimes begged for bus money or walked up to 8 miles over the past year so she could face her attacker in court.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Ear buds, computers needed for new standardized tests

STOCKPORT, Ohio (AP) — Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about half her classmates at her elementary school. And it matches up well with the one she'll use this week to take a new test linked to the Common Core standards.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Gamblers' optimism? Casino money misses states' expectations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on projects hitting financial expectations.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Cleveland, Toledo set record lows Monday morning

Winter is out in full force across Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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2 deadly pileups close Ohio Turnpike; snow grounds flights

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Blowing snow led to whiteout conditions across Ohio on Saturday, causing numerous accidents and pileups that shut down interstates.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Ohio school gets $1M gift for cancer survivorship program

CINCINNATI (AP) — A $1 million gift will be used to develop a cancer survivorship program at the University of Cincinnati

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Almost all of Lake Erie now covered by ice

CLEVELAND (AP) — The latest cold snap has almost all of Lake Erie covered by ice.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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