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Ohio school strives for elite status

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A public university in southwest Ohio seeking to be considered among the nation's elite schools wants to keep upgrading its recruiting classes.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 January 2014

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Ohio legislator wants to allow stronger beer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislation in the Ohio House would allow Ohio beers to hike up their alcohol content.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 January 2014

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Ohio AG warns of potential debt collection scams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says residents should watch out for potential debt collection scams.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 January 2014

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Unclear future for executions after Ohio's longest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The long and fitful execution of an Ohio inmate with an untested combination of chemicals brought cries of cruel and unusual punishment Friday and could further narrow the options for other states that are casting about for new lethal injection drugs.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014

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Bond lowered for father of Ohio boy killed by van

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an incident in which authorities say he killed his 4-year-old son by accidentally running over him with his van.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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AP: Ohio appeals judge's ruling on gay marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio authorities on Thursday appealed a federal judge's ruling that ordered them to recognize gay marriages on death certificates and criticized the state's ban on such unions as demeaning "the dignity of same-sex couples in the eyes of the state and the wider community."

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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Cincinnati officials say chemical spill passed

CINCINNATI (AP) — Samples early Thursday showed the West Virginia chemical spill was no longer detectable in the Ohio River in the Cincinnati area, public water officials said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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No jail time for Ohio teen in high school standoff

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old Ohio student who pleaded guilty to triggering a lockdown and police standoff at a high school has been sentenced to community service.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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