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Nirvana, Kiss and the E Street Band join rock hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band — predictably — turned its honor into a marathon.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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8-year-old boy shot in the head in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old boy was shot in the head while riding in a car in east Columbus, and a man has been arrested.

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About 106,000 Ohioans enroll in expanded Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 106,000 Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer funded health program, while thousands of others are waiting to hear whether they are deemed eligible.

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Mumps cases reach 189; most linked to Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say there are now 189 confirmed cases, with 120 linked to Ohio State University.

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Record road construction planned for Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State transportation officials say they are spending a record $2.5 billion on road construction projects this year.

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Dayton racino could lead to 1,000 jobs for region

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the new Dayton racino expected to open in October could lead to around 1,000 jobs for the region.

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39 arrested in latest drug sweep in Ohio county

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in a central Ohio county say they've arrested more than three dozen people as part of an ongoing effort to cut into the trafficking of heroin, cocaine and prescription drugs.

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Prosecutor: Report would end Ohio death penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many recommendations by a committee studying changes to Ohio's death penalty law would effectively end capital punishment in the state if put in place, a veteran prosecutor said Thursday as the panel prepared its final report after two years of work.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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