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42 min ago | Star-Telegram.com
The prolonged execution in Arizona looked troubling, but was it unconstitutional? The U.S. Supreme Court, which upheld the use of lethal injection six years ago, has held that "an isolated mishap" during an execution does not violate the Eighth Amendment.
4 hrs ago | Plunderbund
Cuyahoga Court of Common Pleas Judge Richard J. McMonagle still needs to approve a settlement agreement announced Wednesday evening between plaintiff lawyers and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation that would return $420 million in overcharged premium payments to approximately 230,000 businesses.
8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
A former deputy tax commissioner has been convicted of dereliction of duty for his role in failing to refund more than $30 million in tax overpayments to Ohio businesses.
12 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
With 22 Republican signatures, a discharge petition aimed at forcing a House vote on a bill that would eliminate Common Core in Ohio remains well short of the 50 needed to initiate action.
16 hrs ago | Daily Reporter
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed ... (more)
16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Arizona Republic justice reporter Michael Kiefer describes what he saw as a witness to the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took more than an hour and a half at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily halted the execution of an Arizona death-row inmate as he attempts to get information about the state's new lethal-injection method.
House Speaker John Boehner indicated today that if President Barack Obama takes actions that exceed his constitutional authority, the House of Representatives has no plans to use its own constitutional authority to withhold funding from those actions.
After years without a plan, the City of Toledo plans on buying Southwyck. The city has a 120-day purchase agreement to buy the former mall property for 3 million dollars.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 20--Ohio's online sales tax collections have hit historic highs this year as more businesses are voluntarily charging sales tax on purchases and sending the money back to Ohio.
Ohio's 130th General Assembly recently passed HB 487, which included some changes to graduation requirements beginning this fall.
Ohio's jobless rate holds steady at 5.5% Ohio's unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, unchanged from May, which was the lowest level since before the Great Recession.
I just was browsing through the city's website and happened to notice something interesting on the police department's page about emergency contact information.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 04:17 pm
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