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Ear buds, computers needed for new standardized tests

STOCKPORT, Ohio (AP) — Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about half her classmates at her elementary school. And it matches up well with the one she'll use this week to take a new test linked to the Common Core standards.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Gamblers' optimism? Casino money misses states' expectations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on projects hitting financial expectations.

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Cleveland, Toledo set record lows Monday morning

Winter is out in full force across Ohio.

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2 deadly pileups close Ohio Turnpike; snow grounds flights

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Blowing snow led to whiteout conditions across Ohio on Saturday, causing numerous accidents and pileups that shut down interstates.

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Ohio school gets $1M gift for cancer survivorship program

CINCINNATI (AP) — A $1 million gift will be used to develop a cancer survivorship program at the University of Cincinnati

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Almost all of Lake Erie now covered by ice

CLEVELAND (AP) — The latest cold snap has almost all of Lake Erie covered by ice.

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The University of Toledo looks to create nonprofit corporation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The University of Toledo is looking into creating a nonprofit corporation that would allow it to enter into hospital partnerships that could save money for its medical center.

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Bowling Green to host conference on algae, water

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green State University is planning to host a two-day conference looking at how algae blooms are becoming a problem on Lake Erie and throughout the world.

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