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Conspirator in Ohio treasury scheme gets 4 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A conspirator in a bribery scheme involving a former Ohio deputy treasurer has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Ohio man jumps from bridge to avoid crash, dies

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities say a man who jumped from a bridge while trying to avoid being struck by an oncoming tractor-trailer has died from injuries he suffered in the fall.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Sentencing for man in death of child rape suspect

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A man whose jailhouse assault on a child rape suspect led to the suspect's death faces six years in prison and a $20,000 fine at sentencing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Toddler improving after shot by 4-year-old brother

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say a 3-year-old girl who was shot in the head by her 4-year-old brother is seeing progress in her condition.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Feds want prison for northeast Ohio telemarketer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors argue a northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire should go to prison for witness tampering while defense attorneys say probation is a more appropriate sentence for their client.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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Federal suit filed after Ohio boy's beating death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A former northeast Ohio children's services director is facing a federal lawsuit over the case of a teenager whose January 2013 beating death led to prison sentences for his mother and her boyfriend.

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Proposed Ohio schools change rankles some

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposed change in an Ohio schools policy that could open the door for elimination of art, gym and other classes is causing controversy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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WWII veteran, 92, fought 'don't ask, don't tell'

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism and a secret.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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