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Libertarians await word on making Ohio's ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Libertarian candidates for statewide office in Ohio are awaiting word from the state elections chief on whether they'll make the May 6 primary ballot.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Possible mumps outbreak at Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of mumps at Ohio State University, where nine students are reported to have the contagious infection.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Ohioan charged in pizza-deliverer killing in court

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of raping and killing a pizza delivery driver is to appear on the charges in an east-central Ohio court.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Court upholds conviction in Ohio septic tank case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio court has rejected the appeal of a southeast Ohio man who was convicted of killing his daughter-in-law, who was found strangled at the bottom of a septic tank in 2011.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Drug charges added against Ohio man in fatal fire

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with setting a fire that killed two Toledo firefighters has been indicted on unrelated charges of selling synthetic drugs.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Cleanup progresses at Delaware train derailment site

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. has reopened one of its two rail lines at the central Ohio site where nearly three dozen train cars derailed, spilling the corn they were carrying.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Ohio AG: More than 3,000 rape kits tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office says it has tested more than 3,000 rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Ohio high court strikes down child enticement law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the state's child enticement law, concluding that it has the admirable goal of preventing child abductions and lewd acts but can't be used to stop legal activity such as hiring a child to do chores without a parent's permission.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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