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Air boat rescues dog from thin ice on Lake Erie

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (AP) — A dog that had been seen wandering for the past two days on a frozen section of Lake Erie near Cleveland has been rescued.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Urbana University to host Ohio exhibit

URBANA — A traveling photo gallery depicting the life and times of people living in Ohio during the 1930s is on display through March 28 in Urbana University's Miller Center for Visual Arts (Browne Hall).

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Ohio AG backs tougher prison terms for gun crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans who repeatedly use guns to commit crimes would face tougher penalties under a proposed law backed by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and fellow Republicans.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Ohio reports 5.1 percent unemployment rate for February

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February, unchanged from the previous two months.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Ohio sheriff is sentenced to 7 years for public corruption

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A suspended sheriff was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for public corruption over allegations that he bought food and clothes with county money, sold county property to a scrapyard and stole copper wire from a county garage.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Police impersonator who pulled over real cop gets probation

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pulled over a detective while impersonating a police officer has been sentenced to 18 months of probation and ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Jury recommends life without parole in slaying of woman, son

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury in Akron has recommended that a man convicted of aggravated murder in the slaying of a woman and their 5-year-old son be sentenced to life without parole.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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New law will open access to adoptees' birth certificates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thousands of Ohio adoptees are hoping to learn more about their history, including family medical information, thanks to a law granting them access to their adoption files and birth certificates.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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