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5 min ago | TheCourier.com

Ohio Community Colleges To Get Workforce Funding

A total $16 million will be allocated among six community colleges in Ohio to help strengthen workforce development education and training.

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3 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Ohio police say 2-year-old's death a homicide

Police have a murder arrest warrant out for a 27-year-old man after the death of a 2-year-old boy was ruled a homicide.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Morning Journal

Ohio police say passenger killed in cart crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 42-year-old Craig Franks of Wooster was driving the cart with two passengers at about 1:15 a.m. EDT Saturday.

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Ashland Times-Gazette

Higher salt prices pinch some Ohio local budgets

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Higher salt prices are expected to pinch the budgets of some local governments in Ohio as they try to replenish salt supplies for the coming winter State officials say salt prices for the Ohio Department of Transportation's summer stock-up are nearly double what the state paid in some counties last year and are climbing higher for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Fairfield County, OH, Mahoning County, OH, Campbell, OH

Cybercast News Service

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man

Some 200 people held signs and chanted Saturday outside a Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

This photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 shows hearings on legislation to repeal Common Core academic standards in the House Finance Hearing Room at Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Strongsville, OH

Business Journal

Billing companies: Stop blaming us for MyCare Ohio mess

MyCare Ohio is a new state program striving for better coordination of care to improve the health and quality of life for disabled, low-income Ohioans who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare.

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Related Topix: Ohio Government, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

The Columbus Dispatch

Rules still uncertain for early voting in Ohio

More than 6 million registered voters in Ohio will be mailed an application for an absentee ballot today, but do you know when you can vote in the Nov. 4 election? It's easy to understand why Ohioans might be confused.

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Related Topix: African-American, Union, OH, Columbus, OH, ACLU

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Toledo ups spending $2 million on chemicals to treat water

The city plans to spend about $4.7 million this year on chemicals to treat the water, which is about $1.7 million more than the usual annual expense, said Andy McClure, manager of the city's water treatment plant.

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The Intelligencer

Rangers find body in river at Ohio park

Authorities say two park rangers searching for a missing Ohio woman at Cuyahoga Valley National Park have found a body in the river.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

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Angry backers of Ohio State's fired marching band director made a splashy showing at a trustee meeting Friday, playing their horns, wearing T-shirts supporting him and urging the board to keep discussions on the matter open.

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Detroit News

Ohio State hears from ex-band director's backers

Angry backers of Ohio State's fired marching band director made a splashy showing at a trustee meeting Friday, playing their horns, wearing T-shirts supporting him and urging the board to keep discussions on the matter open.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

More Ohioans traveling for Labor Day

It's estimated more than 1.4 million Ohioans will travel at least 50 miles from home during the holiday weekend.

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WBNS

Ohio student accused of shooting classmate

Cincinnati police say a 14-year-old student shot a 15-year-old classmate in the groin over a dispute at school.

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The Review

Ohio to mail voters absentee ballot application

Ohio's elections chief says applications for absentee ballots will be mailed Friday to all registered voters in the state.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Ohio education policy experts provide testimony supporting Common Core

Two highly respected education policy experts testified in the Ohio House of Representatives Aug. 20 on the importance of maintaining the Common Core State Standards.

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Related Topix: Ohio Government

News Herald

Police: Ohio bus driver forced kids to sit ina

An Ohio bus driver is accused of forcing students to sit in a bus with the windows rolled up in extreme heat.

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The New Zealand Herald

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

A death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after Oklahoma's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Prison, Ohio Government, Arizona, Arizona Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Cleveland.com

Sabrina Zunich pleads guilty to killing stepmom; Lorain church catches fire; Brunswick man facing death penalty: Northeast Ohio News Links

As Sabrina Zunich answered questions in Lake County Common Pleas Court before pleading guilty to killing her foster mother, she appeared to realize the enormity of what she had done and the future she faced.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Lorain, OH, Brunswick, OH

Daily-Jeff.com

Teen pleads guilty in step mother's stabbing death

A northeast Ohio teen has pleaded guilty to killing her foster mother as part of a conspiracy with her romantically involved foster father.

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