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3 Ohio cities make RNC convention cut

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's three largest cities — Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus — have been named finalists in the competition to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Plan seeks phosphorus cuts to stop Lake Erie algae

 

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A U.S.-Canadian agency is calling for sharp cutbacks in phosphorus runoff into Lake Erie to counter a worsening problem of algae blooms that degrade water quality, harm fish and chase away tourists.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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OH woman was speeding before car went into creek

OREGON, Ohio (AP) — A report says a 20-year-old woman was driving 60 mph in a 35-mph zone when she crashed through a guardrail and landed upside down in a northwest Ohio creek.

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Ohio lawmakers pass new provisional ballot rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill setting forth when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one.

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Ohio calamity-day bill hits snag; debate continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers disagreed Wednesday over how many additional calamity days to give Ohio schools off this year because of the winter's hazardous weather, and how districts can make up the ones they have already taken.

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Bus driver shooting probed as possible hate crime

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities said Wednesday that they are investigating whether the shooting of a bus driver who said a book of Bible verses in his pocket helped stop two bullets could have been a hate crime.

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Ohio man gets life in shooting over license plates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a central Ohio man to life in prison for fatally shooting another man in 2012 during an argument over license plates.

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Ohio man gets life for killing infant son

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 31-year-old central Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally beating his infant son.

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