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Report: Casino revenue up as economy strengthens

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Revenue at U.S. casinos jumped more than 6 percent in 2012, the first significant increase in three years as economic growth picked up speed and more casinos opened in several markets.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014

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Rock attack victim given special welcome by school

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio middle school teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from a Pennsylvania highway overpass onto her vehicle was welcomed by excited students as she visited the school for the first time since the accident.

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Dayton man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of murder in the slaying of a homeless man stabbed over 100 times has been sentenced in southwestern Ohio to life in prison with no chance for parole for 15 years.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014

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Dayton woman gets jail for stealing guide dog

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old southwest Ohio woman has been sentenced to 50 days in jail for stealing a guide dog from a blind person's backyard and selling the animal on Craigslist.

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3 admit dumping bodily fluids on autistic teen

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three Ohio teens charged in a cruel prank that involved dumping a bucket of urine, tobacco and spit on an autistic classmate have admitted to charges in juvenile court.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 November 2014

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Athens OKs fracking ban, others in Ohio rejected

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A southeastern Ohio college town is among communities around the country that voted to ban fracking in Tuesday's election.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 November 2014

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Ohio voters pass most library funding measures

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans approved 31 of the 34 ballot measures in Tuesday's election to help pay for public libraries.

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Beef costs eat into Wendy's profit

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy's says higher beef costs are eating into its profit.

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