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Ohio revises district and school report cards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Education made more than 100 revisions to district and school ratings in the state following an investigation into attendance data-scrubbing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 August 2014

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Man sentenced to life in prison for Ft. Recovery double murder

CELINA — Bryant Rhoades was sent to prison for the rest of his life for the murders of a rural Ft. Recovery man and his daughter.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 August 2014

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Wife of detained American asks for mercy for him

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The wife and three children of an American man charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea apologized Tuesday to the communist country and pleaded for its government to show him mercy, saying in a statement they're "desperate for his release and return home."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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Toledo mayor requests help to avoid water problems

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo's mayor wants state and federal officials, starting with President Barack Obama, to take action in cleaning up Lake Erie and helping cities improve their water treatment operations in order to prevent future water emergencies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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Record crops predicted; farmers market carefully

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year's corn harvest to 14 billion bushels.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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11 salmonella cases linked to Ohio hatchery

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials say all 11 cases of salmonella treated since March are linked to the purchase of chicks from an Ohio hatchery.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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Troubled southwest Ohio charter school shuts down

CINCINNATI (AP) — An urban charter school has shut down in southwest Ohio amid state opposition and worsening financial problems.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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More firearms being confiscated at Ohio airports

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Federal transportation officials say more firearms are showing up at airport checkpoints in Ohio and around the country — and most have been loaded.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014

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