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1 hr ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Artist sought for Ohio's new US Capitol statue

An Ohio commission is seeking an artist to design a statue of inventor Thomas Edison for the U.S. Capitol's National Statuary Hall.

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3 hrs ago | ABC News

Ohio Couple Married 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

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Related Topix: Wedding

6 hrs ago | WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Drug Overdose Deaths Rise in Ohio

A record number of Ohioans died from drug-overdoses in 2012. The biggest factor has been a dramatic increase in the number of heroin-related deaths, a shift from prescription painkillers.

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Related Topix: Drugs

10 hrs ago | Coshocton Tribune

Walleye run signals spring has sprung in Ohio

How do Buckeye anglers know spring has come? They know it partly by the date, partly by the fact that crocus and hyacinths are growing, partly by grass greening in their yard, but mostly by the Lake Erie tributary walleye runs have begun.

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Related Topix: Maumee, OH, Sandusky, OH, Grand Rapids, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Times Recorder

Lincoln locomotive replica won't visit Columbus

The Leviathan 63 engine is part of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train project that will re-enact the president's final journey from Washington D.C. to Springfield, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

WBNS

Ohio governor candidate's son accused of tax fraud

A son of Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Larry Ealy has been accused of buying stolen identities online and using them to file fraudulent federal income tax returns for refunds.

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Related Topix: Tax

Daily-Jeff.com

Northwest Ohio mom convicted in infant son's death

A Toledo woman has been convicted of killing her 6-month-old son, who died two days after his skull was broken.

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Daily-Jeff.com

Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president

An Ohio teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president.

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Daily-Jeff.com

Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nelsonville, OH, Ohio Reformatory for Women, State Prisons

The Lantern

Study finds 61% of young Republicans support same-sex marriage, Ohio State students react

A float carries couples who were recently married June 22 on High Street as part of Pride Parade 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Ohio State University, Mike DeWine

Morning Journal

New roller coaster debuts at Kings Island in Ohio

Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio is unveiling a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

The state says 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 37 percent increase, according to data being released Friday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cuyahoga County, OH, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

WTVG-TV Toledo

Virus killing piglets in Ohio and Michigan

The cold winter we just came through helped fuel a virus in pigs. It's threatening pork production and pushing up prices.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Lucas County, OH

Sandusky Register

Attorney: Video may exonerate teacher

Authorities said other students kicked the 14-year-old boy and dragged him around by his feet in February at Parma Senior High School.

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Crescent-News.com

Body found in Lake Erie, crews look for 3 missing

The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing boater has been found in Lake Erie and they're continuing to search for three others off the Ohio shoreline.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Toledo serial bank robber arrested in Colorado

A man accused of robbing banks in Toledo is behind bars in Colorado. Jason Radigan was busted in Colorado Saturday.

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TheCourier.com

Break-in Suspect Rescued From Ohio Restaurant Vent

Police say an Ohio man suspected of breaking into a restaurant overnight became stuck in a ventilation duct, triggered a fire alarm and had to be rescued by emergency responders.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Review

Police think they know who killed Ohio teenager

Police think they know who fatally stabbed a 15-year-old girl two years ago in southwest Ohio, though no one has been charged in her death.

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The Fresno Bee

Judge stays most of Ohio gay marriage ruling

Judge Timothy Black stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states pending appeal in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors, John Kasich

TheCourier.com

Crosses Displayed In Ohio Village Challenged

A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter at an eastern Ohio village's municipal building.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

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