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Girl in Lima school threat ordered on house arrest

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who prosecutors said tweeted a threat to set off a bomb and shoot people at her northwest Ohio high school will serve house arrest until her sentencing.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014

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Ohio's largest county sees heroin-death record

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio's largest county saw a record number of heroin overdose deaths last year.

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5-year sentence for man in Ohio slave labor case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A judge on Thursday handed a five-year prison term to the first of four people sentenced for participating in the enslavement of a mentally disabled woman held for two years with her young child in northeast Ohio.

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Dayton uses grant money to fix feral cats

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The city plans to use $160,000 in grant money to spay and neuter stray cats in an effort to reduce Dayton's large feral feline population.

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Ohio lawsuit over botched demolition is settled

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit over who had to pay for damages resulting from the botched demolition of a smoke stack at a western Ohio power plant has been settled.

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Ohio Turnpike pileups will take days to clean up

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Traffic on the Ohio Turnpike is moving again where a massive traffic pileup left three people dead about halfway between Toledo and Cleveland.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 March 2014

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OH board clears voter rights proposal as one issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of a voting rights proposal in Ohio can now gather the needed signatures in their campaign to get it on the fall ballot.

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Man incompetent for trial in fatal Ohio crash

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A driver who troopers say was traveling at more than 125 mph has been found incompetent to stand trial on charges that he killed a 77-year-old couple in a fiery crash.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 March 2014

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