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Schwarzenegger backs Ohio city for GOP convention

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is putting his muscle behind a bid by Columbus to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, even as the powerful U.S. House Speaker said he favors a different Ohio city close to his home district.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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$2M settlement reached in Ohio caged kids case

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Eleven children forced to sleep in cages by their adoptive parents reached a $2 million settlement with an Ohio county where three of them lived before they were placed in the home outfitted with wire and wood enclosures.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Indicted SW Ohio judge set for court appearance

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio juvenile court judge accused of misusing county credit cards and backdating court documents is set for a hearing.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio group refiles petition in voter-access effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio group has refiled its paperwork after hitting a snag in an effort to guarantee certain voter protections in the state constitution.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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Officials identify infant killed in Ohio fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The coroner's office has identified the month-old baby girl who perished in a weekend house fire in Columbus.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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Ohio's 4 casinos mark 1st full year of operations

CINCINNATI (AP) — As the last of Ohio's voter-approved casinos celebrated its first birthday Monday, revenue projections for the first full year of operations for all four gambling destinations are falling far short of campaign promises.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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Officials eye $38 million in aid to Cooper Tire

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Local officials are supporting tax breaks to modernize Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s Tupelo plant, while state officials mull a contribution.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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Record number of students jump schools in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Nearly 72,000 public school students in Ohio sought education in another school district last year, making 2013 a record year for students transferring outside of their home districts as part of the state's open-enrollment process.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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