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Jury leader frustrated by Ohio judge trial split

CINCINNATI (AP) — The jury forewoman has expressed frustration about a split that resulted in only one conviction against an Ohio juvenile court judge.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

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Study: Lake Erie vulnerable to bacteria blooms

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A scientific study says proposals for reducing phosphorus runoff won't be enough to prevent more toxic bacteria blooms on Lake Erie such as the one that caused a temporary drinking water shutdown in the Toledo, Ohio, area this summer.

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Toledo buying property alongside Jeep plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo's mayor isn't saying whether land being acquired by the city could be used to make a bid to keep production of the Jeep Wrangler.

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Akron man accused of impersonating officer

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a man trying to impersonate a police officer got caught when he tried to pull over a real officer.

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Charges filed against 5 teens in ice bucket prank

CLEVELAND (AP) — Five suburban teenage boys were charged with dumping a bucket of urine, water and tobacco spit on an autistic 15-year-old boy who thought he was participating in the ice bucket challenge for charity.

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Study links hundreds of Ohio quakes to fracking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the much-debated oil-and-gas extraction technique.

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Elections board appeals in false statement case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Elections Commission has appealed a federal judge's ruling that struck down a state law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates.

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Ohio finds huge increase in fraudulent tax filings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio tax officials say they've intercepted a record $180 million in fraudulent state income tax filings this year.

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