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Ohio high school rape convict released from custody

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio high school football player who was convicted of raping a West Virginia girl following an alcohol-fueled party and sentenced to at least two years in custody has been released from juvenile detention.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Southern Ohio lawmaker tapped as House Finance chairman

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state representative from southern Ohio has been tapped to lead a powerful House committee that reviews the governor's two-year state budget proposal and other spending bills.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Snow makes commutes slow, slick as Ohio schools cancel class

CINCINNATI (AP) — Overnight snowfall is creating a slippery, slow morning commute for drivers throughout much of Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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104 Ohio farms added to list of historic family properties

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio says that last year it added 104 historic farms to the list of those that have been in the same family for at least 100 years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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Mom of Cleveland boy shot by police plans to talk about case

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer while carrying a pellet gun plans to publicly discuss recent developments in the case.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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Ohio prisons set 2016 goal for reducing utilities usage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report says Ohio has set a 2016 goal of reducing water, electricity, natural gas and fuel use in the state prison system by 15 percent.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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Rocks appearing in road concern drivers, police in Ohio town

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Police in the small Ohio city of Marion are urging travelers to be extra-cautious after multiple drivers struck large rocks left in the middle of a busy roadway during the past few weeks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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Cleveland police cadet who fired on vehicle is not sworn in

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's mayor has chosen not to swear in a police academy cadet who fired shots at a vehicle during a traffic stop while serving as a rookie officer for East Cleveland police.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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