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1 hr ago | 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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Monterey County Herald

Ohio driver resigns after hot-bus allegation

An Ohio school bus driver has resigned after being accused of making elementary-age students sit with the windows up in hot weather as a punishment.

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Related Topix: Weather

Crescent-News.com

Northeast Ohio judge indicted in assault of wife

His resume was impeccable: assistant county prosecutor, top aide to an influential Democratic congresswoman, an attorney in private practice, a state representative, a state senator and finally, a common pleas judge.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

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Ohio man arrested for 1987 Florida murder 64-year-old Carl McCauley was arrested in Sandusky on Wednesday for a fatal Florida stabbing in March 1987.

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Recordpub.com

Family, attorney to meet on Wal-Mart shooting in Ohio

The parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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

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

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