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Ohio military, overseas May primary ballots go out

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief is reminding Ohioans that early voting in the May 6 primary begins for military and overseas voters on Saturday and for others on April 1.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 March 2014

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Trial date set in Ohio dispute over early voting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An August trial date has been set in a dispute over early voting in Ohio that goes back to the last presidential election.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Wendy's rolls out mobile payment in US restaurants

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy's is rolling out a program that lets customers pay using their smartphones, following a similar plans unveiled by Burger King this week.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Greenpeace activists plead not guilty in P&G fight

CINCINNATI (AP) — Defense attorneys including a veteran First Amendment lawyer entered not-guilty pleas Friday for nine Greenpeace activists facing felony charges following a daring demonstration at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters in Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Probe blames speed, weather in Turnpike crashes

MILAN, Ohio (AP) — Drivers' speeds, poor road conditions and bad weather contributed to a series of Ohio Turnpike crashes this month that killed three people and injured a State Highway Patrol trooper, according to a preliminary report that blames the crashes mostly on tractor-trailers.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Man appeals sentence in Ohio slave labor case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is appealing a five-year prison term for participating in the enslavement of a mentally disabled woman held for two years with her young child in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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5-inch pipeline crack leaks oil in Ohio preserve

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 5-inch crack in a pipeline caused more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil to leak into a suburban nature preserve, officials said Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Ohio Libertarians file appeal to get on May ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Libertarian Party of Ohio appealed a federal judge's order Thursday in an effort to get its gubernatorial candidate on the May primary ballot.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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