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Dad's heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Just days after his infant daughter's death, Nathen Steffel asked strangers on the Internet for only one thing: He and his wife wanted a photo of their daughter without the breathing tubes and tape that masked her little face.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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Sheriff to investigate heroin deaths as homicides

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says his office will begin investigating heroin overdose deaths as homicides and pursue murder charges against dealers who provided the drugs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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Ohio AG's filings are preview in gay marriage case

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office urged a federal appeals court to reject arguments that the state should have to recognize gay marriage, saying the decision should be left to voters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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How states fared on unemployment benefit claims

 

Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that recent job gains should continue.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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Cleveland mayor introduces gun offender proposal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's mayor has formally introduced legislation to create a city gun offender registry to combat violence in the city.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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Change of command set for Wright-Patt

 

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new leader is taking command of southwest Ohio's Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the 88th Air Base Wing there.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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Bacteria levels reach record high at Buckeye Lake

 

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Harmful bacteria levels have reached record levels at a popular central Ohio lake, leading officials to post advisories warning people not to go in the water.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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Ex-staff: Ohio charter school's misconduct rampant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Board of Education expressed shock Tuesday at accounts of sex games, test tampering and other potentially criminal misdeeds at a Dayton charter school, and vowed to investigate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

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