City votes to accept $7.5M settlement in gas pipeline fight

CLEVELAND (AP) — A divided City Council in northeast Ohio on Wednesday voted to accept $7.5 million to settle lawsuits and clear the way for construction of a high-pressure natural gas line through the city.

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Surprise twist as 6th Democrat joins Ohio governor's race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former infantry field surgeon-turned-venture capitalist who has made an 11th-hour entry into Ohio's crowded governor's race said Thursday his first foray into politics is a reaction to Republican President Donald Trump.

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Psychologist says suspect in teen's slaying misused drugs

CLEVELAND (AP) — A psychologist hired by defense attorneys for a man who could face the death penalty for the rape and killing of a 14-year-old Cleveland girl claims the man was high on drugs and couldn't control his impulses.

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Trump accuser takes #MeToo message to voters in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rachel Crooks' allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump have been dismissed by the president and his supporters, so she has a new approach to ensure her message is heard: She's running for office.

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