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Boehner tells officials not to fear base closings

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is telling Dayton officials not to fear future base-closing commissions, saying that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base could add jobs during the next round of base closings.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Former Ohio fair treasurer accused of theft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor will determine if a former central Ohio county fair treasurer will face theft charges for "borrowing" $211,000 in public money to help run his farm.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Inmate indicted in 1976 Toledo slaying

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A convicted murderer who a judge once said could be "a serial killer in the making" has been indicted in the previously unsolved 1976 slaying of a 20-year-old woman in Toledo.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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PETA drops restaurant proposal for Dahmer house

BATH, Ohio (AP) — A national animal welfare group says it has abandoned the idea of turning serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home in Ohio into a vegan restaurant.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Ex-FBI agent, litigator vie to face Ohio's Kasich

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Endorsed Democrat Ed FitzGerald faces a May primary contest against Larry Ellis Ealy, a challenger of the establishment — particularly police and judges — who has filed dozens of lawsuits in Ohio courts.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Ohio candidate seeks federal voting access probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In an escalating dispute, the leader of Ohio's largest county asked federal investigators on Tuesday to determine if new state procedures for providing absentee ballots are intended to suppress Democratic and minority votes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Railroads stress safety after deaths up in 2013

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks after a spike in rail deaths last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Ohio candidate David Pepper calls for more heroin treatment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic candidate for Ohio attorney general wants more state dollars spent on heroin treatment, as well as tough penalties for drug dealers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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