Ohio court upholds death sentences for 2 condemned killers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld death sentences for a man convicted of killing his girlfriend's ex-husband and for a man who killed a woman he lived with and her two children.

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Ohio attorney general appeals suit over abortion law changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a July decision that allowed a Cleveland abortion clinic to proceed with legal action challenging several abortion restrictions placed into a 2013 state budget bill.

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I-70 traffic stop leads to Indiana fentanyl seizure

NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say they've seized more than 4 pounds of a powerful painkiller blamed for a spike in drug overdoses following a traffic stop on Interstate 70 in eastern Indiana.

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Libertarian Gary Johnson cleared to appear on Ohio's ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is set to appear on fall ballots in swing-state Ohio after the state's elections chief cleared the way for him Wednesday.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the rise

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors.

  • Written by SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press