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Judge: No wrongdoing by prosecutors in freed inmate's case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A county and three officials have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the case of an Ohio man freed after serving two decades in prison for a murder his attorneys say he didn't commit.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Winter thaw triggers sap run in maple country

WEST TOPSHAM, Vt. (AP) — A winter thaw in the Northeast has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start to the syrup season for some producers in parts of New England who have already decided to tap their trees.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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2 men killed in separate encounters with trains in Ohio

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say two men have been killed in separate encounters with trains in northeast Ohio this week.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Man charged in death of 16-month old girl in Ohio

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has been charged with child endangering in a 16-month-old girl's death that a coroner has ruled a homicide.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Bowling Green man fighting state over his exotic animals has hearings

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A northwestern Ohio man whose six tigers and other exotic animals were seized is getting back-to-back hearings as he fights the state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Drug-price proposal sent to Ohio lawmakers to consider

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal aimed at controlling the price Ohio pays for prescription drugs has been sent to state lawmakers for consideration.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Senator attacks Mich., Ohio leadership for lead in water

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) attacked GOP-led legislatures in Michigan and Ohio on Wednesday while drawing comparisons between lead-contaminated water crises in Flint and the village of Sebring, Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Records: Close contact between Ohio AG, anti-abortion group

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top law enforcer is in close contact with the anti-abortion group Ohio Right to Life, whose president sent a text message complimenting the press coverage after investigative findings were released against Planned Parenthood, state records show.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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