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Ohio law criticized by high court

Justices expressed those concerns early and often Tuesday during arguments in a case challenging an Ohio law that bars people from recklessly making false statements about candidates seeking elective office.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Stephen Breyer

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Expedition of Ohioans sailing to recover sunken gold

An expedition is heading out this week to recover the remaining gold from a sunken 19th-century steamship that yielded an estimated $50 million a quarter century ago before legal challenges shut down the recovery.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Daily Record

More than 73K Ohioans have voted early in primary

Secretary of State Jon Husted says 73,207 residents already have cast absentee ballots, while 155,093 ballots have been requested since the early voting period began for most on April 1. Absentee voting for military and overseas voters started March 22. The deadline to request an early ballot is noon on May 3. Ohioans can vote absentee without ... (more)

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ABC News

Court: Ohio Man Must Pay $489,000 for False Call

An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Coast Guard, US Military

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Court: Ohio man must pay $489,000 for false call

Police detectives in Portland, Ore., say a man fatally shot by an officer last month had been stalking young women in a van containing ropes, zip ties and pornographic magazines featuring teenage girls.

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Related Topix: Ohio Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Maine, Maine Government, Prison

WAPT-TV Jackson

15 cities in running for 2016 Democratic convention

The Democratic Party has asked 15 mayors to submit formal bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, an event that could cost a city as much as $60 million but the payout could be triple the investment or more.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Ohio.com

Foes of Ohio clean energy bill criticize senator

COLUMBUS: Opponents of a bill turning back Ohio's alternative energy targets say the Senate utilities chairman has disrespected and intimidated witnesses during hearings on the measure, allegations he denies.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Hudson Hub-Times

Dog killed with crossbow in northeast Ohio

The Vindicator reports that the dog named Teddie was shot Sunday night in the parking lot of an apartment house next to the owner's north Youngstown residence.

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Daily-Jeff.com

Cause sought in blast that leveled Ohio home

Authorities searching for the cause of a southwest Ohio explosion that leveled a vacant home began excavating rubble from the basement area.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Fire

Toledo Blade

Ohio Historical Society updating name

The 129-year-old Ohio Historical Society is being rebranded as the Ohio History Connection, after many state residents said they saw the organization as inaccessible and antiquated.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Review

Blast destroys vacant Ohio home, damages others

The Dayton Fire Department says it's looking into the cause of the blast that occurred at about 10:15 a.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Explosion

NewsNet5

No contest plea expected in Steubenville rape A former volunteer...

A former volunteer coach whose house was the scene of an underage drinking party before the 2012 rape of a girl by two high school football players plans to plead no contest to charges connected to the case, law enforcement officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Coshocton Tribune

Prosecute political liars?

This will come as no surprise: A lot of untruths are tossed around during political campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

News Journal

Police seek shooter of Ohio high school student

Students, faculty and other community members on Monday mourned a popular high school football player who police say was fatally shot over the weekend while trying to play the role of peacemaker.

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The Review

Prosecutor to file in condemned Ohio inmate's case

An Ohio prosecutor plans to submit his position on whether a condemned killer facing execution next month for a Cleveland produce vendor's 1983 slaying should receive mercy.

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The Review

Ohioans encouraged to dispose of medications

The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy is encouraging Ohioans to participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's "Drug Take-Back Day" next weekend.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio election-ad fight to be heard by U.S. Supreme Court

You've probably never heard of Edna Davis. But the 80-year Republican from northeastern Ohio will have a role on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments about an Ohio law that bans false speech in election campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Ohio Government, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, US Supreme Court

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Kansas Government, Kansas, Solar Energy

Lexington Herald-Leader

Analysis: Mo. business tax break has wide reach

Accountants and doctors could benefit, too. And farmers and car dealers and architects.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance

WTOV9

Memorial to victims of Ohio serial killer delayed

Construction of a memorial at the Cleveland site where the remains of 11 women were found in a convicted serial killer's home has been delayed by a funding shortage.

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