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Charging cellphones becoming easier at Ohio venues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the most popular questions fielded by owner Chris Hale and his staff at My Bar 161 has nothing to do with happy-hour appetizer specials or a particular brand of beer.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Visitors temporarily stranded on Cedar Point rides

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — All rides at Cedar Point opened as scheduled Monday after a power outage the night before stranded some visitors on rides.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Woman, teen drown at Cleveland beach

CLEVELAND (AP) — A teen who was struggling in the water at a Lake Erie beach and a woman who tried to save him both drowned, Cleveland authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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2 killed, 2 wounded in Cleveland shootings

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say three separate shootings within three hours in Cleveland's east side neighborhoods left two men dead and two others wounded.

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Judge to hear new trial arguments for ex-officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The case of a former Akron police captain imprisoned for killing his ex-wife in 1998, exonerated, freed and then thrown back in jail enters another legal phase following a judge's decision Monday to hear arguments over a new trial.

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Social services workers strike in southwest Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Social service workers are on strike in a southwest Ohio county after contract talks over wages broke down with the county.

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Youngstown State sets Tressel's installation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State University plans a formal ceremony to install Jim Tressel as president, though the former Ohio State football coach has been on the job for weeks.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Highway dedicated to honor slain Waynesfield soldier

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Part of a state highway in western Ohio has been named in honor of a Kentucky-based soldier who died last summer in Afghanistan after being wounded when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his vehicle.

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