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Man admits forcing immigrant teenagers into egg farm work

MARION, Ohio (AP) — The thousand-mile journey to the Texas border was supposed to bring the Guatemalan teenagers to a better life. Instead, it was the beginning of a terrible ordeal: Prosecutors say they were fraudulently plucked from U.S. custody by conspirators posing as friends or family who forced them to work as virtual slaves.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015

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Off-duty firefighter finds Ohio man missing for 2 days

BATH, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a missing 66-year-old northeast Ohio man was found safe in Cuyahoga Valley National Park by an off-duty Akron firefighter.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015

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Sinclair Community College dedicates new one-stop drone center

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new one-stop center for the design, construction and testing of drones is ready for use at a college in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015

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Suburban Columbus massage parlor owners convicted

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Officials say two Chinese nationals were found guilty of promoting prostitution and organized crime at three suburban Columbus massage parlors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015

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University of Dayton student struck by lightning has new outlook on life

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A college student who was struck by lightning last spring has returned to the University of Dayton with a new outlook on life.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 August 2015

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Former FBI agent recounts decades-old shootout near Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former FBI agent used his investigative experience to research a new book recounting the story of how an agent was killed by a car-theft ring suspect 80 years ago this month.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 August 2015

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Prosecutors: Boys taken from US custody, put to work at farm

MARION, Ohio (AP) — The thousand-mile journey to the Texas border was supposed to bring the Guatemalan teenagers to a better life. Instead, it was the beginning of a terrible ordeal: prosecutors say they were fraudulently plucked from U.S. custody by conspirators posing as friends or family who forced them to work as virtual slaves.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 August 2015

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Glen Helen nature preserve, education center receive protection

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — A nature preserve and outdoor education center in western Ohio has been placed under permanent protection.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 August 2015

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