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Many Ohio schools close as bitter cold lingers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many schools around Ohio are playing it safe again with dangerous wind chills expected.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Statements conflict on whether others knew of Ohio killings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A quadruple murderer and two of his acquaintances gave conflicting statements about whether anyone knew about his killings before he confessed to police, according to newly released police records.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Judge throws out Ohio inmates' lethal injection lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by four death row inmates who challenged an Ohio law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Ohio trooper resigns after report of sex in cruiser on duty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio trooper who admitted having sex with a woman in a cruiser while on duty has resigned as the State Highway Patrol moved to fire him.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Bills would let Ohioans register to vote online

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Residents in swing state Ohio could register to vote online under separate proposals introduced in the Legislature.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Ohio Senate OKs regulations to tackle Lake Erie pollution

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers approved new rules for farmers and water treatment plant operators that are designed to reduce the spread of algae blooms in Lake Erie that last year contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Sign-ups under Obama's health care law top 234,500 in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say more than 234,000 Ohioans picked or renewed health plans during the latest enrollment period of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Ohio bill would allow atheists to officiate weddings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Atheists, secular humanists and other nonreligious people would be allowed to officiate weddings under a proposal that's emerged in Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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