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Columbus fights rat problems with fliers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Without money to bring back its rat-control program, the health department for Ohio's capital city plans to map complaints and spread fliers educating residents about dealing with the rodents.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013

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Ohio woman alleges pregnancy led to firing

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio woman who says a religious-based community organization fired her after she told them she was pregnant sued the organization Tuesday, charging sex and pregnancy discrimination.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013

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Some donations to Ohio victims not tax deductible

CLEVELAND (AP) — Not all donors to a fund set up to assist the three women who were kidnapped then sexually assaulted in a Cleveland house over a decade will be able to mark down their contribution as a tax deduction.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013

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Legal challenges of new Ohio execution drug likely

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's imminent announcement of a new lethal injection drug is likely to be followed by legal challenges, if past experience in the state and across the country is any judge.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Monday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013

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Appeals court considers Ohio corpse sex abuse case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals panel in Cincinnati has heard arguments over a lawsuit filed by the families of three murder victims whose corpses were sexually abused by a morgue attendant.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013

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Furloughs, closures begin as shutdown affects Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — More than 1,800 Ohio National Guard employees have joined 8,700 air base workers on unpaid leave in Ohio as a result of the partial federal government shutdown.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013

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Health care enrollment begins in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's 1.5 million uninsured residents can start shopping for health insurance on the marketplace that's a centerpiece of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act. But some organizations that received federal money to hire people to walk applicants through the process say they will not be ready to help for weeks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013

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