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Coast Guard completes ice breaking on Great Lakes

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — More than five months of ice breaking on the northern Great Lakes has been completed by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Zoo seeks surrogate mom, home for orangutan baby

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo zoo is seeking a surrogate mother and a new home for a baby orangutan rejected by its mother.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Watergate conspirator Jeb Stuart Magruder has died

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jeb Stuart Magruder, a Watergate conspirator who claimed in later years to have heard President Richard Nixon order the office break-in, has died. He was 79.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Court: Ohio overcharged employers for years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The director of the state insurance fund for injured workers said Friday that he's disappointed with an unusually pointed appeals court decision that says the fund overcharged employers by hundreds of millions of dollars.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Ohio tornado confirmed; rain spurs flooding threat

CEDARVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Flood watches remained in effect across much of eastern and northern Ohio Thursday as communities recovered from several days of heavy rain and storms, including a tornado that destroyed several buildings in western Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Mount Blanchard teacher investigated after boy disciplined

MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio sheriff's office is investigating a teacher's disciplining of a kindergartner after the incident was caught on a surveillance camera.

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Poll: Narrow support for gay marriage in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new poll still shows a narrow majority of Ohio voters support gay marriage, unchanged from a similar poll this winter.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Auto glass plant finalized at former Ohio GM site

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Chinese company has finalized its plan to build an automotive glass-making plant in southwest Ohio, creating about 800 jobs and revitalizing a former General Motors factory site.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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