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Judge: records can be used in Lima man's trial

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled that a northwestern Ohio man's records with the county child welfare agency can be used by his attorneys to help convince a jury that he shouldn't get the death penalty for a 2009 double murder.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 April 2014

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Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home for sale in Ohio

BATH, Ohio (AP) — The house where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer grew up and committed his first murder is for sale in Ohio.

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Ohio burial for ex-defense secretary Schlesinger

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Department of Defense Secretary James Schlesinger is being buried this weekend next to his late wife in the Ohio city where she was from.

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Ohio struggles with 'epidemic' of heroin overdoses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some states, including Ohio, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. A look at what's happening in Ohio:

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Judge to end Ohio ban on recognizing gay marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge said Friday that he will strike down Ohio's voter-approved ban on gay marriage, a move that stops short of forcing Ohio to perform same-sex weddings but will make the state recognize gay couples legally wed elsewhere.

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Ohio gets funding to control tree-killing beetle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio will get more than $140,000 in federal money to help control a tree-killing beetle and other pests threatening the state's ecology and forestry industry.

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Heavy rainfall around Ohio prompts flood warnings

GRANVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Forecasters have put much of Ohio under flood warnings or related advisories as showers and thunderstorms continue throughout the state.

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Volunteers excavate Ohio Civil War island prison

JOHNSON ISLAND, Ohio (AP) — Civil War history hides under a grassy field tucked amid barren trees on Johnson Island, a patch of land in Sandusky Bay where captured Confederate prisoners were confined 150 years ago.

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