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Libertarian governor candidate challenged in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers sparred Tuesday over whether a Libertarian gubernatorial candidate in Ohio is qualified for the May ballot, a dispute whose outcome could affect Republican Gov. John Kasich's re-election bid.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Ohio governor OKs ban on e-cigarette sales to kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill that aims to keep electronic cigarettes out of the hands of those under age 18.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Army Corps sets aside money for Ohio flood project

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio members of Congress say the Army Corps of Engineers plans to put up $1.5 million to move forward with a project aimed at finding a solution to flooding that has plagued areas of northwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Train derails in Delaware, spilling corn; no one hurt

 

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say part of a train hauling corn derailed north of Ohio's capital, sending nearly three dozen cars off the tracks and spilling their contents.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Advocates lobby feds for Great Lakes programs

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Great Lakes advocates are meeting in Washington, D.C., this week to lobby for funding of environmental projects and to discuss strategies for dealing with challenges such as invasive species.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio man goes to prison for rape of boy at church

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a 20-year-old southwest Ohio man to 15 years to life in prison for raping a 5-year-old boy in a church bathroom last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio day care operator fined in drugged kids case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio day care worker accused of sprinkling drugs on snacks to get children to sleep has been fined $250 and had her 180-day jail sentence suspended after a plea deal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio student points finger like gun, is suspended

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio principal says she suspended a 10-year-old boy from school for three days for pretending his finger was a gun and pointing it at another student's head.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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