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Ohio man avoids death penalty in slaying

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man — who was spared a death sentenced when a jury recommended against it — has been sentenced to life in prison.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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Effort aimed at drawing more visitors to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tourism officials are hoping a rebranding effort in Cleveland will draw more business and leisure visitors and highlight the city's underappreciated attractions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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Ohio court grants stay for ex-cop who was freed

 

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's highest court is temporarily blocking a ruling that says a former police captain should have been kept in prison even after his conviction in his ex-wife's killing was overturned.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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Some Ohio public bodies try to stay in shadows

CINCINNATI (AP) — While Ohio law calls for government that is open to the public, shadowy decision-making has led to recent court battles and a legislative effort to shed more light.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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37 people infected in mumps outbreak at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more cases of mumps are confirmed in the outbreak of the viral infection at Ohio State University, bringing the total to 37.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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Judge won't order Libertarian back on Ohio ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday denied an effort by the Libertarian Party of Ohio to get its gubernatorial candidate back on the ballot for the May primary.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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Ohio Dems propose public record changes in budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers are seeking to put their own touch on Republican Gov. John Kasich's midterm budget.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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Dayton firefighters injured when ceiling falls

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two firefighters were injured when a ceiling collapsed on them in suburban Dayton.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014

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