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Ohio prosecutor gets help for rape DNA backlog

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is expected to be in Cleveland to announce new investigative support and grant funding that will help prosecutors process the backlog of rape DNA kits.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Ohio's October unemployment rate down

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate was down slightly to 5.3 percent for October.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Heavy snowfall puts Ohio harvests behind schedule

TROY, Ohio (AP) — The first heavy snowfall in the state has put Ohio harvests behind schedule after an already difficult growing season due to last winter's brutal cold.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Ohio State plans fence for traditional lake jump

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is again trying to regulate the traditional jump by students into a frigid campus lake days ahead of the rivalry football game against Michigan.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Schools benefit from Ohio foresting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say 18 rural school districts and their surroundings areas are sharing more than $1.7 million from the sale of timber from the state's forests.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Officer gets 19 years for taping sex with teen

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Cleveland police officer has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison after pleading guilty to videotaping himself having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Ohio neglect suspects get 10 years for son's death

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — The father and stepmother who neglected a disabled Ohio man until he died weighing less than 100 pounds pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and were sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Ohio panel votes to shield execution drugmaker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The names of companies providing lethal injection drugs to Ohio would be shielded for at least two decades under fast-tracked legislation approved Wednesday by a House committee.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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