Woman was outside nursing home 8 hours before dying in cold

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A nursing home resident with dementia and a history of wandering off was outside in temperatures hovering around zero for about eight hours before staff members noticed she was missing and found her dead from hypothermia, a state investigation found.

  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Billboards, ballot focus of Ohio anti-union efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A free-market think tank has launched a billboard campaign advocating what it's calling "worker voting rights" amid renewed efforts at the Statehouse to make Ohio a right-to-work state.

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Report: GOP's Mary Taylor denies Kasich backing to GOP group

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Lt. Gov. and gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor distanced herself from Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) during remarks at a recent endorsement interview before fellow Republicans.

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Toys R Us stores closing at a glance

Toys R Us, squeezed by Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will close 180 stores, or about 20 percent of its U.S. locations, within months. Here's a list of the Toys R Us locations closing, by state and territory. Asterisks indicate multiple locations are shutting within a town or city.

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