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Alum: Fired Ohio band director protected students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A witness in the investigation of Ohio State's marching band says it's "absurd" to suggest fired director Jonathan Waters was dismissive of sexual harassment.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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Tornado touches down briefly in Ohio

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down briefly in Muskingum County. No one was hurt.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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Columbus shooting leaves 14-year-old girl dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old girl has been shot to death on a west Columbus street.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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1 killed when train hits car in northwestern Ohio

WESTON, Ohio (AP) — One person has been killed when a train crashed into a car in northwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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Family of man fatally shot at Wal-Mart seeks video

CINCINNATI (AP) — Family members of a man fatally shot by police at a Wal-Mart store in southwestern Ohio believe video from the store will provide answers about what happened that day and hopefully vindicate him.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Attorneys dispute impact of Ohio voting changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio is weighing arguments over the impact of early-voting changes in the presidential battleground state, as civil rights groups and voting rights organizations seek to block recent restrictions from being in place this November.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Judges extends temporary halt to Ohio executions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has extended a months-long moratorium on executions in Ohio into next year as questions mount about the effectiveness of a new, two-drug combination being used to carry out the death penalty.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Ohioan charged with embezzling $2.9M from insurer

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former longtime employee of Ohio's biggest health insurance company has been charged in federal court in Cleveland with embezzlement for diverting nearly $3 million in phony payments that he deposited into his own bank account.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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