Cause of death is sought for remains found buried in yard

A medical examiner on Wednesday was working to determine whether the apparent remains of a young child found buried in the backyard of a Cleveland home are that of a missing 5-year-old boy.

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Company sues televangelist's church over $3.6 million loan

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio televangelist's church and its television station are being sued for allegedly defaulting on a $3.6 million loan from a company that owns hundreds of oil wells around the state.

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Some lawmakers, activists at odds over ballot measure laws

Lawmakers in several states this year changed or erased voter-approved ballot measures. While some officials are pushing to make it harder to pass future such initiatives, people in a few states have been scrambling to protect them from legislative tampering.

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