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Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal appeals courts covering nearly half the United States will soon hear arguments on whether gay and lesbian couples have a right to marry, part of a slew of cases putting pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a final verdict.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Kasich raises more than $2M in July campaign cash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) amassed close to $2.1 million in campaign cash last month.

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Tainted Ohio water coming under increased scrutiny

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is promising an extensive review of how the water supply for 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan became tainted with a toxin over the weekend while a high-ranking state lawmaker is planning hearings on the blooms of algae fouling Lake Erie.

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Ohio lawmaker wants to block housing of immigrants

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker has introduced legislation to keep Ohio agencies from agreeing to house immigrants who are in the country illegally.

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Ohioan to be sentenced for drilling-waste dumping

CLEVELAND (AP) — The owner of a northeast Ohio company is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for ordering workers to dump toxic sludge and brine into a storm sewer that reached a tributary of the Mahoning River.

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Weather helps boost Ohio State Fair attendance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly perfect weather for most of the run of this year's Ohio State Fair helped shatter an attendance record.

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OSU band director says he wants job back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's fired marching band director says he wants his job back and will keep trying to fix the culture issues that led to his dismissal.

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Ohio candidates to disclose July fundraising

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio candidates running for statewide offices are expected to report the money that their campaigns raised last month.

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