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School rankled by students cutting trees as prank

CALEDONIA, Ohio (AP) — Officials at a central Ohio high school aren't too happy with the students responsible for this year's senior prank: the cutting down of two dozen trees outside the school.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 May 2014

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Cleanup continues for drilling leak near Marietta

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Colorado-based energy company was cleaning up hundreds of gallons of oily fluid that leaked into a nearby creek while it was drilling an oil and gas well in southeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Ohio Senate OKs delay in alternative energy use

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate has approved a bill delaying phase-in of Ohio's alternative-energy targets for two years to give a legislative panel time to study the issue.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Man shot at Ohio VA hospital thought gun was toy

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An employee shot in the ankle at an Ohio veterans hospital says he thought the retired co-worker charged in the shooting had a toy gun and came to play cards.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Ohio court publicly reprimands ex-state lawmaker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded a former state lawmaker for drunken driving and negligently misrepresenting facts on his Ohio driver's license renewal.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Teen pleads guilty in jogger's stabbing in park

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy charged with fatally stabbing a central Ohio jogger has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Attorney: Plea deal expected in Ohio teen's death

CINCINNATI (AP) — The attorney for an Ohio man charged with aggravated murder in the beating death of a 16-year-old boy says he expects his client to plead guilty to some of the charges.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Baby giraffe makes public debut at Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI (AP) — A giraffe born 10 days ago at the Cincinnati Zoo is making her public debut.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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