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Mom accused of assaulting 2 teens near school

BEDFORD, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman accused of punching two students outside a high school and taking a loaded gun onto school property has been charged with two counts of assault.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 December 2013

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Deal reached on Ohio police-fire pension fund plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state board overseeing pensions for Ohio police and firefighters has reached a deal that aligns the fund with state law while raising costs and lowering benefits by $570 million.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 December 2013

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Ohio elections chief: 17 noncitizens voted in 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seventeen noncitizens voted illegally in battleground Ohio in the 2012 presidential election year, and an additional 274 were registered but did not vote, the state's elections chief said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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Atty. hopes Amish family can return home soon

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Amish couple who fled their home with their 11-year-old daughter so she wouldn't be forced to get chemotherapy could be home for the holidays but not without a favorable decision from a judge, their lawyer says.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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Truck driver charged in fatal Cincinnati crash

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a tractor-trailer driver has been charged with causing a fatal crash in a construction zone in Cincinnati in September.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

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

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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Bill requires reporting of drug-addicted newborns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio House bill would require hospitals to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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Federal judge to hear Ohio gay marriage fight

CINCINNATI (AP) — Both sides of a fight over whether gay marriage should be recognized on Ohio death certificates despite a statewide constitutional ban were set to argue their cases in front of a federal judge in Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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