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Ohio man convicted in 4 slayings wants new trial

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted last week of gunning down four people in a northeast Ohio townhome is asking for a new trial.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Toledo nervously awaiting fate of beloved Jeep

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The thought of losing the Jeep Wrangler — a direct descendant of the original olive-drab vehicle that rolled off the assembly line in Toledo on its way to the battlefields of World War II — feels a little bit like losing a family member to those who have spent generations on the factory floor.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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TV spending in Ohio legislative contests increases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Spending on television advertisements for state legislative races in Ohio is on the rise ahead of the fall election, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Green Day, Sting, Withers among rock hall nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — The punk trio Green Day, the short-lived British band The Smiths, "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers and Sting are among the first-time nominees for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Attendance up at Columbus zoo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attendance records are on track to fall this year at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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App for crime victims planned by Ohio researchers

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — University of Dayton researchers are using a federal grant to develop a smartphone app to make it easier for crime victims to access support services.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Attacker assaults Ohio woman, sets her on fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman told police she was dragged into the bushes off a walking trail, sexually assaulted and set on fire.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Ohio AG clears petition for bottle-deposit issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal in Ohio to create a refundable deposit on glass, metal, plastic and other containers has cleared an initial hurdle.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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