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Ohio high court won't hear septic tank body case

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to consider an appeal by a man convicted of killing his estranged wife, who was found strangled in a septic tank.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Cleveland judge plans bid for Ohio Supreme Court

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland trial-level judge has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the Ohio Supreme Court.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Cold pushes Ohio schools near max on calamity days

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Various Ohio schools have canceled classes amid another round of extreme cold this week, pushing some past the limit of days they're permitted to miss without having to schedule makeup days.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Facial recognition used to ID Ohio slaying suspect

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron investigators say they identified a homicide suspect using facial recognition software made available to police last summer through Ohio's law enforcement information-sharing system.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Long execution prompts messages to Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The governor's office says it heard from death penalty opponents and supporters following the longest execution since Ohio resumed capital punishment in 1999.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Ohio judge expected to rule on ticket refunds

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge is ready to rule on whether a Cincinnati area village should refund speeding tickets from traffic cameras he has called a scam.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Ohio 'Coingate' report unseen after nearly 2 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's government watchdog has yet to fulfill a promise made nearly two years ago to release an investigative report on the investment scandal that engulfed the state in 2005.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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