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Judge won't sentence absent former Ohio official

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge won't impose a sentence on an ex-Ohio deputy treasurer in the man's absence.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014

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Ohio Bar Association hits court candidate's TV ad

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State Bar Association has asked a state Supreme Court candidate to take down a TV commercial that was deemed inappropriate because it implies his opponent isn't impartial.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014

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Ohio dad, 22, charged with head-butting infant

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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old southwest Ohio father has been charged after sheriff's deputies say he head-butted his 7-month-old son because the baby wouldn't stop crying.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014

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Report: More than 1 in 6 Ohioans seek food help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than one in six Ohioans are struggling to put food on the table, with many turning to unhealthy items to fill the gap in meals, according to a new report on hunger.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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2 sites dropped from list of Great Lakes hot spots

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Two waterways in Michigan have been removed from a list of highly contaminated sites around the Great Lakes, progress in the effort to restore toxic hot spots left over from the region's early manufacturing era, federal officials said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Ohio man detained in North Korea gets job back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea while criticizing his decision to travel there.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Columbus man indicted in slaying of girlfriend

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who police say confessed to beating and strangling his pregnant girlfriend and burying her beside a cornfield has been indicted by a central Ohio grand jury on charges including aggravated murder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Dayton gas leak spurs evacuations

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Dayton spokeswoman says a downtown gas leak in the southwest Ohio city led to some building evacuations but no illnesses or injuries.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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