Ohio man arrested for soda bottle filled with sparklers

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been charged with inducing panic after police detonated what appeared to be a homemade firework that they later learned was a soda bottle filled with sparklers.

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Cedar Point removing hotel, outdoor stadium

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Cedar Point amusement park is tearing down one of its hotels along Lake Erie and also removing an outdoor arena that's played host to dolphin and diving shows over the years.

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Down syndrome abortion ban clears Ohio House committee

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to ban abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome has cleared an Ohio legislative panel over the objections of abortion-rights groups.

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Prosecutors: Mom went to cops after son boasted about murder

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a man charged with killing a teenage girl he'd recruited to rob a bank contacted police after learning he had bragged about the slaying, a prosecutor said during opening statements at the man's murder trial.

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