Manufacturer says corrosion caused ride to break apart

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Excessive corrosion on a support beam caused a "catastrophic failure" of a thrill ride at the Ohio State Fair that killed an 18-year-old man and injured seven others, the ride's Dutch manufacturer said in a statement posted Sunday on Facebook.

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No Ohio colleges say they're willing to test medical pot

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Testing lab applications for Ohio's medical marijuana program are due next month yet to this point no Ohio college or university has said they're willing to participate.

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Federal officials join search for rape suspect who escaped

 

PAULDING, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials joined local authorities on Sunday as the search continues for an Ohio rape suspect who overpowered a sheriff's deputy in a transport van, stole his gun and ammunition and fled.

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