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Co-defendant testifies at Ohio slave labor trial

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A co-defendant who took a plea deal says she was responding to threats when she did chores for two people now on trial for allegedly enslaving a mentally disabled Ohio woman.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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4 more sickened at Ohio assisted-living facility

CINCINNATI (AP) — Four more seniors living at an assisted-living facility in southwestern Ohio have become ill with what's believed to be norovirus.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Cleveland organizes to court political convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland nonprofit groups and community leaders are launching an organized effort to lure a national political convention to northeast Ohio's largest city in 2016.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Ohio treasurer receives OK to use public money to host town halls

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's state treasurer has received permission to conduct telephone town halls using public money, in an attorney general's opinion with broad ramifications for the state's upcoming statewide elections.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Rain raises concerns about Ohio flooding, ice jams

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio residents are being urged to keep an eye out for potential flooding along rivers and low-lying areas after rain storms helped melt what's left of the recent heavy snowfalls.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Census: market value of Ohio ag products soared

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Newly released Census data shows the market value of agricultural products sold by Ohio farmers soared between 2007 and 2012.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Wright-Patt to lease some property to cut costs

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio Air Force base plans to lease property on and off the base to cut costs amid shrinking defense budgets and to bolster public and private partnerships.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Solid returns strengthen Ohio public pension funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Strong investment returns last year have boosted the long-term financial stability of Ohio's public pension funds serving roughly 1.7 million people.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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