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Attorneys dispute impact of Ohio voting changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio is weighing arguments over the impact of early-voting changes in the presidential battleground state, as civil rights groups and voting rights organizations seek to block recent restrictions from being in place this November.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Judges extends temporary halt to Ohio executions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has extended a months-long moratorium on executions in Ohio into next year as questions mount about the effectiveness of a new, two-drug combination being used to carry out the death penalty.

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Ohioan charged with embezzling $2.9M from insurer

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former longtime employee of Ohio's biggest health insurance company has been charged in federal court in Cleveland with embezzlement for diverting nearly $3 million in phony payments that he deposited into his own bank account.

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Ohioan hit by rock thrown at car moves to rehab

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped on a car on a central Pennsylvania highway has moved to a rehabilitation hospital.

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Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan last week.

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Study explores Asian carp effects on Lake Erie

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A successful invasion of Lake Erie by Asian carp wouldn't necessarily doom its valuable sport fish such as yellow perch and walleye, a newly released scientific paper said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Ohio park tries for record on applying sunscreen

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio amusement park has another record-breaking attempt lined up to benefit the fight against cancer.

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Marysville man gets 40 years for child porn

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A convicted sex offender in Ohio has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for coaxing a 12-year-old girl to send him sexually explicit photos and videos on her cellphone.

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