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3 hrs ago | Coshocton Tribune

Gender gap in Ohio governor's office up to nearly $10 an hour

A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, John Kasich

4 hrs ago | WBNS

Ohio couple plans to bicycle across the nation

A husband and wife from Ohio are setting out on a cross country tour this summer.

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7 hrs ago | Huskers.com

Deeg Leads Huskers in Ohio

The Nebraska women's golf team heads into Sunday's final round of the Lady Buckeye Invitational in a tie for ninth in a 12-team field after closing at 628 after the first two rounds on Saturday at the Scarlet Course.

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11 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Ohio AG offers tips in wake of Heartbleed bug

The so-called "Heartbleed" security problem has put millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information at risk.

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15 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Snakes, alligator, rabbits & dog seized from Ohio home

Authorities have seized two large snakes, a young alligator and other animals from a central Ohio home after neighbors complained to the local humane society.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Denver Post

Will: The government's regulatory overkill

Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Abortion, Opinion

Hudson Hub-Times

Ohio fund invests $50M in fund led by GOP bundler

Ohio's government-run investment fund for injured workers has agreed to put $50 million into a Wisconsin-based real-estate investment fund run by a major bundler of campaign contributions to Republican presidential candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Mitt Romney

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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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

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

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

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