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Bill would require project to block Asian carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A member of Congress proposed legislation Wednesday that would order the federal government to cut off links in Chicago waterways between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River system to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp and other invasive species.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Who's running for statewide office in Ohio

Here's a look at how Ohio's statewide ballot is shaping up for 2014, based on expected filings by Wednesday's primary deadline. Capital letters denote incumbent candidates:

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Ohio sees another 4 to 8 inches of new snow

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Much of Ohio was slammed with 4 to 8 inches of snow overnight, followed by some freezing rain for good measure. That left a harrowing commute on Wednesday for people who ventured out early, and again closed hundreds of schools that have already run out of their allotment of calamity days.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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Heavy snow has Ohio seeking more road salt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Local governments in Ohio might get some help soon replenishing their dwindling road salt supplies.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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Ohio man gets Purple Heart decades later

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio man who survived being shot in the head during the Vietnam War finally got his Purple Heart.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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Ohio father convicted of killing infant son

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 31-year-old Ohio man is facing a life prison sentence after he was convicted of causing injuries to his infant son that led the child's death 10 months later.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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Ohio's major parties fend off 2014 primaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican and Democratic gubernatorial front-runners are headed toward a primary-free showdown, ending a shakeout marked by complaints that both major parties got too aggressive in pushing out challengers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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Ohio schools may get more time for tests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio education officials say they are considering giving schools more time to administer state achievement tests this spring because students have missed so many days to bad weather.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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