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Man reunites with stolen car after more than 30 years

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man has been reunited with his car after it was reported stolen more than 30 years ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Painesville settles suit over man's stun gun injury for $2.25M

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A man left with permanent brain damage after being shocked by a police stun gun has agreed to a settle a federal lawsuit against the northeast Ohio city of Painesville for $2.25 million.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Ohio's lack of lethal drugs highlights death penalty dilemma

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's decision to delay executions another full year while it hunts for lethal injection drugs underscores an ongoing dilemma faced by the remaining death penalty states.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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Ohio school board members to renew request for charter probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several state school board members planned to renew calls for an independent investigation of the Ohio Department of Education's charter oversight office in the wake of its director's resignation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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West Virginia lifts algae advisory for Ohio River algae

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia public health officials have lifted an advisory warning of potential risks associated with an algae bloom in the Ohio River and some of its tributaries.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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Lack of lethal drugs: Ohio delays executions until 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is delaying executions until at least 2017 while prison officials try to secure supplies of hard-to-obtain lethal injection drugs, officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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A look at grand juries; 1 to consider police shooting of boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Grand juries, panels of residents that decide if someone should be charged with a crime, have been part of the American legal system since the country was founded. Defense attorneys, bar associations and, increasingly, activists say grand juries have outlived their usefulness, especially after panels in Missouri and New York voted not to indict police officers in fatal encounters with black men. Many states no longer use them and make prosecutors decide whether someone should be charged criminally.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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Republicans to charge media to cover 2016 convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Representatives for news organizations who plan to cover next summer's convention are protesting a move by the Republican National Committee to charge news media organizations a $150 access fee for seats on the press stand.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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