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Judge: Men exonerated in '75 Ohio case wrongfully imprisoned

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three exonerated men once convicted and sentenced to death in a 1975 slaying were wrongfully imprisoned, an Ohio judge declared, opening the door for them to receive millions of dollars in compensation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 February 2015

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Ohio investigates internal matters involving township police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office is investigating internal matters at a small police department where a popular police chief resigned while facing accusations of gender discrimination and bullying.

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4 workers disciplined after school shooter's prison escape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four prison workers have been disciplined over the escape last year of a convicted school shooter and two other inmates, the state announced Wednesday, citing the failure to fix a broken security camera and the wrong kind of lock put on a maintenance area door, among other lapses.

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Columbus loses bid to host 2016 Democratic convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus lost its bid to host the Democratic Party's presidential nominating convention in 2016, but Ohio will still play a key political role that summer as Republicans make their selection in Cleveland.

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Ohio governor moves to end sediment dumping in Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is taking a step toward stopping the dumping of some sediment dredged from harbors and rivers into Lake Erie.

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Fugitive treasure hunter to return to Ohio for legal fight

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A deep-sea treasure hunter who spent years as a fugitive agreed Thursday to return to Ohio to face the investors he's accused of bilking out of millions of dollars in gold.

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Ohio reaches $949 million in liquor sales for 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says total liquor sales in Ohio climbed to a record $949 million last year, exceeding the previous year's total by about $50 million.

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Ohio panel reviews Kasich's plans on health, social services

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats on a state legislative panel questioned Wednesday whether Republican Gov. John Kasich's budget could create barriers to health care, while administration officials defended their ideas as fair and promoting personal responsibility.

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