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2 hrs ago | The Review

Inmate missing after leaving jail to go to dentist

Authorities say an inmate has been missing from a southwest Ohio jail since Tuesday morning when she went on leave for a dentist appointment.

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7 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Court overturns convictions in hair attacks

CINCINNATI An appeals court panel on Wednesday overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish men and women in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio, ruling that religion wasn't their driving motive.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Religion, Law, Amish, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

11 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

Rep. Latta makes Van Wert stop before fair

Rep. Bob Latta gets a look at the expanded facility at National Door and Trim on Grill Rd. in Van Wert Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Van Wert County, OH

15 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacks

An appeals court has overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

19 hrs ago | The Madison Press

Addressing infant mortality in Ohio

According to humanitarian organization Save the Children, the United States has the highest first-day death rate for infants among industrialized countries - more than 11,000 babies die within 24 hours of their birth each year.

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Related Topix: Opinion

23 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Common Core Supporters Testify Against Ohio Repeal Bill

Opponents of the education standards known as Common Core spent a week criticizing that set of standards while supporting a bill to repeal it.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona

Tue Aug 26, 2014

O-R Online

Father of student: Fatal Ohio flight was for sightseeing

Investigators look over the wreckage of a plane crash as it rests on the side of a road Tuesday in Richmond Heights, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Richmond Heights, OH

Door Reminder

Judges rip Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban

Judges rip Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban Wisconsin, Indiana challenges being heard in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court

The Washington Post

Ohio attorney general appoints special prosecutor to investigate Wal-Mart shooting

A special prosecutor will investigate the death of John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart earlier this month, authorities announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Beavercreek, OH, Greene County, OH, US Politics, US News

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio activists file complaint over 25 monkey deaths

An animal-rights group has filed a federal complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture against an Everett research lab over the deaths of 25 monkeys shipped to Washington.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

WLNE-TV Providence

4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash

Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing the four people aboard.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University, Immigration Reform, Burning Man, Arts

Daily-Jeff.com

State blames old mines for sagging SE Ohio highway

State transportation officials believe a section of a main highway in southeast Ohio is sagging because of abandoned coal mine space beneath the road, and they are trying to pinpoint the problem areas that might need to be filled.

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Related Topix: Nelsonville, OH, Athens County, OH, Geology, Science

The Chronicle-Telegram

Ohio State: Meyer says Buckeyes ready and looking good

COLUMBUS - A week after the loss of three-year starting quarterback Braxton Miller, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is going through final preparations for the Buckeyes' opener on Saturday against Navy.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

The Fair at New Boston offers a family-fun Ohio living history lesson

Clevelanders get the chance to step back in time and witness what living in Ohio was like in 1811, just a few years after it attained statehood, when they attend the 32nd annual Fair at New Boston in Springfield, Ohio on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31. Fair at New Boston This 2-day family-friendly, educational, historical adventure event ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Springfield, OH, Shawnee, OH

WBNS

Editorials from around Ohio

The news in America was joyful. Two brave American health professionals, Dr. Keith Brantly and Nancy Writebol, flown to the United States after they fell ill with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, walked out of the hospital last week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Opinion

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Previously unseen Beatles photos offered in OhioPreviously unseen...

A photographer who had special access to the Beatles' 1964 Cincinnati appearance plans to offer previously unseen photos to the public.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

CBS Atlanta

Suspect pleads guilty in Ohioan's 1987 stabbing

A woman arrested last year in Georgia for a 1987 Ohio stabbing has pleaded guilty to a murder charge and been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.

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ABC15.com

Girl's eye impaled by hook in fall at Ohio store

Authorities say a girl suffered a serious eye injury when she tripped and fell onto a piece of a shoe rack in a clothing store at a southwest Ohio shopping mall.

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The Review

Toddler dies after falling into Ohio backyard pond

TV reports that police and medics in Fairfield responded to a call on Casey Court just before 9 p.m. Sunday and removed the 18-year-old child from the pond.

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The Daily Record

Search continues near park for missing Ohio woman

Authorities are asking experienced paddlers on the Cuyahoga River to be on the lookout for any out-of-the-ordinary items amid the search for a woman whose car was found in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, US National Parks

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