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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.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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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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Court program gives prostitutes another chance

BEXLEY, Ohio (AP) — Judge Paul Herbert once dismissed prostitution as "the world's oldest profession," a crime the accused women brought on themselves. Then he began to notice the similarities between domestic violence victims appearing in his courtroom one moment and prostitutes the next.

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 September 2014

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Ohio reports record low in abortions since 1976

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The annual number of abortions reported in Ohio has dropped below 24,000, its lowest level since the state began tracking the data in 1976.

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 September 2014

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APNewsBreak: DeWine favored unregistered charity

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine was holding fundraisers in Ohio for years on behalf of a charity that had not registered with the state, including while he was a U.S. senator, according to state emails.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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