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14 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Death Row Inmate's Execution on Hold as He Tries to Find Details on the Method

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.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Ohio

16 hrs ago | Free Republic

Boehner: House Has No Plans to Defund Unconstitutional Acts by Obama

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Barack Obama

18 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Noon Weather Update 7/21

According to Court records, William Houston, was arrested Sunday morning for attempted rape.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Dublin, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

7/20/14 6pm Weathercast

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Dayton, OH

Customer Interaction Solutions

Ohio online sales taxes revenues rise as businesses voluntarily pay up [Dayton Daily News, Ohio :: ]

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Tax

Cleveland.com

The late Bob Netzley, an Ohio legislator whose lawn-mowing...

Then-state Rep. Robert Netzley questions a witness in an Ohio House Finance Committee hearing in 1998.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Dayton, OH, Miami County, OH, Laura, OH, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Toledo Blade

Kasich owes Ohioans an explanation

Gov. John Kasich has signed a measure that freezes Ohio's popular renewable-energy standards.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

House bill creates tougher graduation requirements

Ohio's 130th General Assembly recently passed HB 487, which included some changes to graduation requirements beginning this fall.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Standardized Testing, Education

WKSU-FM Kent

Ohio's jobless rate holds steady at 5.5 percent

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Violent Crime, Cleveland Heights, OH

Cleveland.com

You can speed up first responders' job with online info: Briefly Brook Park

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.

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Lucianne.com

Boehner: House Has No Plansto Defund Unconstitutional Acts by Obama

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Barack Obama

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana plans campaign against distracted driving

Indiana plans campaign against distracted driving We're one of 6 states watching drivers for bad behavior starting this Sunday Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mWAus7 The campaign against distracted driving is to start Sunday and run through July 26 in Indiana and five other states.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, Ohio

The Plain Dealer

Redistricting reform must be on Ohio constitutional modernization agenda: editorial

"To the victor go the spoils" -- that's the principle that now guides how Ohio draws General Assembly and congressional districts.

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Cleveland.com

Ohio's unemployment rate 5.5%: state gained 12,700 jobs in June

Ohio's unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, according to the monthly jobs report released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Intelligencer

List Of Banned Animals Altered

West Virginia's Dangerous Wild Animal Board has thrown out a proposed list of banned exotic animals and will now use a list created for Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Agriculture, Science, Pets, Ferrets, Exotic Pets

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Lawmakers Take Aim at Ohio's $1.4 Billion Unemployment Debt to Feds

The recession may be over, but the state of Ohio still owes the federal government $1.4 billion for the money it borrowed to pay jobless benefits to unemployed Ohioans.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich

Cleveland.com

How accurate is John Kasich's latest campaign ad? Truth in Numbers

The 30-second spot, introduced about a week ago, begins by reminding viewers what Ohio was like four years ago, painting a bleak picture of where the state's economy was when Kasich took office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Painting, Arts

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Cleveland.com

Republicans in Washington tout Gov. John Kasich's re-election chances in Ohio

John Kasich and Ed FitzGerald, shown here in 2010 after being elected governor and Cuyahoga County executive, respectively, are running against each other for Ohio governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Ohio, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Cuyahoga County, OH

The Honolulu Advertiser

Ban on Net access taxes might cost isles millions

WASHINGTON>> Hawaii could lose about $20 million a year in tax revenue if a federal bill that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet becomes law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Ohio, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate, Ron Wyden

WDTN-TV Dayton

BMV admits glitch in notifying driver of suspension

The state admits to a computer glitch that could be impacting your driver's license.

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