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5 things about Cleveland, likely GOP host in 2016

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Good or bad, Cleveland — all but certain to host the Republican Party's presidential nominating convention in 2016 — is hard to ignore. It's a city with a rich history and bragging rights to things both quirky and considerable. Here are five things to know about Cleveland:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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Ohio court: Bond cash deposits unconstitutional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Requiring criminal defendants to post cash-only deposits when bonding out of jail violates the state constitution, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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Judge orders Ohio township to pay in meetings case

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A judge who earlier found that a southwest Ohio township government violated the open-meetings law with informal gatherings has ordered it to pay nearly $200,000 in attorney fees and costs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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Cargo carrier opens hub at central Ohio airport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Amerijet International is opening an air cargo hub at a central Ohio airport.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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Whitehall mulls changes after holiday violence

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a suburban Columbus city say are brainstorming ways to make their Fourth of July fireworks show safer after the celebration this year was marred by fights and a stampede.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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OSU partners with college on drone technology

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University said it will partner with a southwest Ohio community college to position students at both institutions for careers in drone technology.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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Restored Lake Erie lighthouse back to waterfront

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A restored 1896 Lake Erie lighthouse is headed back to the waterfront after more than 60 years away, thanks to volunteers who restored the 26 foot-tall wooden structure.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014

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