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Ohio drops 2-drug lethal injection method, delays execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio says it's dropping the two-drug combination used in the troubling 26-minute execution of an inmate a year ago during which the prisoner repeatedly gasped and snorted.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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Report: More provisional ballots counted in 2014 election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report from the state's elections chief shows Ohio voters cast fewer provisional ballots, and a higher percentage of those were counted in the last election.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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Ohio Emergency Management Agency gets new director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state agency that coordinates Ohio's response to emergencies is getting a new leader.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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Video shows police restrained teen after shooting her brother

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A video released by the city of Cleveland shows a police officer pushing a 14-year-old girl to the ground and handcuffing her with the help of another officer soon after a third officer fatally shot her younger brother.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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Spill of ferric chloride being cleaned up on I-95

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut environmental officials are cleaning up a 50-gallon chemical spill on Interstate 95 in Greenwich.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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Union: Ohio man shot at airport had frozen urine in vehicle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police union official says a bomb squad found containers of frozen urine in the vehicle of man who police say lunged at an officer with a knife and was fatally shot.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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APNewsBreak: Ohio execution drug supply expires April 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's supply of lethal injection drugs expires this spring, meaning the state won't be able to carry out executions past March under its current system unless it finds a source for more drugs, The Associated Press has learned.

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Coast Guards begin Great Lakes icebreaking operations

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards have begun icebreaking operations to keep shipping lanes open in the Great Lakes.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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