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Cold temps spark Dayton water main break, sinkhole

 

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A water main break sparked by cold temperatures in southwest Ohio has caused a sinkhole that engulfed the front end of a pickup truck.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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House Democrats elect veteran lawmaker new leader

 

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio House have elected a veteran state lawmaker with experience in both the House and Senate as their leader for the next legislative session.

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Witness recants, freeing Ohio man after 39 years

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who spent nearly four decades in prison after being convicted of murder is expected to be freed Friday after a witness confessed he lied as a boy when he told jurors he saw the deadly attack.

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Stranded on a snowy highway? Here's what to do

 

Heavy snow has stranded many motorists on a western New York highway. Some tips on what to do if you find yourself stuck in the snow:

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1 man, 2 children dead in Ohio mobile home fire

GALION, Ohio (AP) — A father and his two young children have died from a mobile home fire in north-central Ohio.

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Senate panel weighs bill allowing gun silencers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee is weighing whether to let hunters use silencers on their guns under some conditions.

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Vote expected on bill shielding execution drug

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that would shield the names of companies that provide Ohio its execution drugs could include a deadline for such secrecy to expire, under changes being considered to the fast-moving legislation expected to be voted on.

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Hearing set for soldier facing murder charge

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Army is holding a hearing in Colorado to decide whether an infantryman should face a court-martial on charges of fatally shooting another soldier when they were deployed in Jordan.

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This undated photo released by the U.S. Army, shows Spc. Adrian M. Perkins of Pine Valley, Calif., at an unknown location. A Fort Carson soldier has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 19-year-old Perkins while both were deployed in Jordan in May, the Army said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Spc. Jeffery T. Page, 23, of Perrysburg, Ohio, has been accused of killing Perkins with an M4 rifle on May 15, at Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, charging documents said.

A hearing is scheduled Wednesday for 23-year-old Spc. Jeffery T. Page, of Perrysburg, Ohio, on murder charges in the death of 19-year-old Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, who's from California.

Charging documents say Perkins was shot with an M4 rifle at an air base in Jordan in May. Authorities haven't revealed a motive or the circumstances of the death.

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