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Ohio leaders seek renewal of public works program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor and state legislative leaders are set to discuss an effort to renew a public works program that funds improvements to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

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Girls testify in northeast Ohio rape trial

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two young girls have described for jurors in a northeast Ohio courtroom how a 31-year-old man sexually abused them.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

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Slaying victim found in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say they found the body of a dead man near Interstate 670 in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

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OH teen may face adult charge in friend's slaying

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors in central Ohio have filed a motion to prosecute a 16-year-old boy as an adult in the fatal shooting of his 14-year-old friend.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

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More Ohio inmates earning high school diplomas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of Ohio prisoners earning their high-school equivalency diplomas is up over the past three years, and the achievement rate is higher than the national average, according to a new report.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

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Bill would spend $300M on Great Lakes restoration

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A spending bill crafted by congressional leaders would allocate $300 million to a Great Lakes cleanup that had been threatened with a massive cut during last year's budget fight, supporters said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Ohio man sues police over wrongful imprisonment

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati man is suing two police officers for $100 million after he was wrongfully jailed for nearly two months on felony cocaine charges even though video footage would have shown they had the wrong man.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Blind Ohio student sues Miami U over technology

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by a blind Miami University student accuses the school of using technology that presents a barrier to her education.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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