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Federal suit filed after Ohio boy's beating death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A former northeast Ohio children's services director is facing a federal lawsuit over the case of a teenager whose January 2013 beating death led to prison sentences for his mother and her boyfriend.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Proposed Ohio schools change rankles some

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposed change in an Ohio schools policy that could open the door for elimination of art, gym and other classes is causing controversy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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WWII veteran, 92, fought 'don't ask, don't tell'

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism and a secret.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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Sick manatee sent home from Ohio zoo

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — A sick manatee sent to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for rehabilitation will soon be reintroduced to the wild.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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Proposal would shield Ohio execution drug source

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The names of companies whose drugs are used for lethal injection in Ohio would be shielded under legislation introduced Monday in a move some lawmakers hope will restart capital punishment in the state.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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Toledo doctors seeing a polar vortex baby boom

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — This past February was one of the coldest on record, and Adam and Melinda Hernandez, both 32, said it was so frigid they didn't venture outside much. Now, nearly nine months later, the couple just welcomed a new addition, Adam Hernandez, Jr., to their family of five children.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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Ohio authorities investigate body in burning car

CARDINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating after finding a body in a burning car in a wooded area of central Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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Asian families learn fishing rules for Ohio river

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in northeastern Ohio are trying to educate immigrant families from Asia about fishing guidelines for the Cuyahoga River after learning that some were fishing illegally and possible eating more than the recommended limits for certain fish.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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