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Ohio lawmakers pass new provisional ballot rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill setting forth when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Ohio calamity-day bill hits snag; debate continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers disagreed Wednesday over how many additional calamity days to give Ohio schools off this year because of the winter's hazardous weather, and how districts can make up the ones they have already taken.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Bus driver shooting probed as possible hate crime

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities said Wednesday that they are investigating whether the shooting of a bus driver who said a book of Bible verses in his pocket helped stop two bullets could have been a hate crime.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Ohio man gets life in shooting over license plates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a central Ohio man to life in prison for fatally shooting another man in 2012 during an argument over license plates.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Ohio man gets life for killing infant son

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 31-year-old central Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally beating his infant son.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Ohio man expected to survive after 14 shots

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a man is expected to survive after being shot 14 times.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Ohio voter information for the 2014 elections

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Secretary of State Jon Husted has established uniform, early-voting hours for Ohio's 88 counties for this year's primary and general elections. Voters can cast absentee ballots early by mail or in person without giving any reason. Here is the schedule for in-person voting:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Ohio House to weigh new provisional ballot rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is set to weigh changes to when provisional ballots are counted in the swing state and what it takes to cast one.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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