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20 people to be lit on fire in Cleveland stunt

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio fire fanatic is attempting to break a world record that he helped set for the most number of people simultaneously on fire.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 October 2013

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Traveling Vietnam War memorial in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — A traveling replica of the powerful Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., is in Cincinnati for the first time this weekend.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 October 2013

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Fundraising effort planned for VOA museum in Ohio

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A major fundraising effort is in the works for a southwestern Ohio museum that focuses on the Voice of America and its role in World War II and the Cold War.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 October 2013

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Ohio schools chief orders closures of 2 charters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state schools superintendent is ordering two Columbus charter schools to close and wants to question their sponsoring superintendent.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 October 2013

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Governor 'optimistic' on Medicaid expansion

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gov. John Kasich said Friday that he's optimistic ahead of a legislative panel vote on whether the state will extend Medicaid coverage to more Ohioans under the federal health care law.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013

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Deputies clear courthouse of homeless

CINCINNATI (AP) — Homeless people who routinely sleep at the Hamilton County Courthouse were cleared off steps and benches early Friday as the sheriff followed through on a plan he announced weeks ago to stop the practice.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013

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Prosecutor seeks maximum for DUI confessor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says the maximum sentence for a man who confessed in an online video to a fatal wrong way crash would be in line with several similar cases where tough sentences were handed down.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013

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Court upholds civil rights leader conviction

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former chairman of a national civil rights organization has lost an appeal to overturn his Ohio conviction that involved stealing taxpayer money.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013

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