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Charge being dropped against Steubenville principal

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An eastern Ohio elementary school official will perform community service related to rape awareness in exchange for prosecutors dropping a charge that she failed to report rumors of a teenage sex and drinking party, state Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Ohio deal: Websites won't bill to remove mug shots

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two Internet sites that make money by posting millions of mug shots of people who've been arrested have agreed to stop charging them to take down their photos as part of a settlement in a federal lawsuit.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Ohio livestock prices

 

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Tuesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Ohioans have seen worst of deep freeze

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans are expected to get a break after two days of dangerously cold weather that closed schools, caused sporadic power outages, broke water pipes and sent people to hospitals with hypothermia.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Utilities rush to restore heat across frigid Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Another day of dangerously low temperatures across the state had many people inside trying to stay warm and utility crews rushing to restore heat and electricity after sporadic outages.

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Libertarians win challenge to Ohio ballot limits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked newly imposed Ohio limits to ballot access for minor parties, increasing the chances that Republican Gov. John Kasich will face a third-party challenger this fall.

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Ohio gov asks parents to deliver drug-free message

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor wants parents and adults to talk to children about the dangers of abusing drugs and other substances, as the state works to combat problems with prescription pain pills and heroin.

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Report doesn't resolve debate over Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The debate over how to protect the Great Lakes from voracious Asian carp appeared no closer to settlement Tuesday following release of a federal report with options that could cost billions and require extensive re-engineering of Chicago's busy waterway network.

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