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Ohio court to weigh ex-death row inmate's claim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments next year in the appeal of a former death row inmate trying to clear his name in a pair of slayings he didn't commit.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Ohio prisons OT payments declining

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new report says the Ohio prison system has paid nearly $315 million in overtime to employees over the past five years.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Ohio House GOP selects Rosenberger as next speaker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Air Force veteran is slated be the next leader of the Ohio House after his fellow Republican lawmakers voted him into the job Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Ohio health director appointee clears Senate panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich's health director appointee was recommended for confirmation Wednesday by an Ohio Senate panel over objections of critics, including that he's not a physician.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Conspirator in Ohio treasury scheme gets 4 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A conspirator in a bribery scheme involving a former Ohio deputy treasurer has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Ohio man jumps from bridge to avoid crash, dies

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities say a man who jumped from a bridge while trying to avoid being struck by an oncoming tractor-trailer has died from injuries he suffered in the fall.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Sentencing for man in death of child rape suspect

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A man whose jailhouse assault on a child rape suspect led to the suspect's death faces six years in prison and a $20,000 fine at sentencing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Toddler improving after shot by 4-year-old brother

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say a 3-year-old girl who was shot in the head by her 4-year-old brother is seeing progress in her condition.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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