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Court orders review in Freshway Foods, Freshway Logistics birth control case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered further review in a case involving Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law, following its ruling that businesses can now lodge religious objections to the coverage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Coroner perplexed by teen's caffeine overdose

LAGRANGE, Ohio (AP) — The death of a healthy high school student initially baffled the local coroner until testing of a white powdery substance found in his home came back as caffeine.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Free speech suit targets student code at Ohio U

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit challenging Ohio University's student conduct code alleges administrators violated constitutional free speech rights by telling students not to wear T-shirts bearing a sexually suggestive double entendre.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Thousands of fish dead in creek after fire

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An environmental advocacy organization is looking into a fish kill in an eastern Ohio creek that is also under investigation by the state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Ohio identity theft suspect faces federal charges

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Cleveland woman accused of stealing the identities of 16 people and filing false tax claims has been indicted in federal court.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Woman gets prison for fatal, wrong-way crash

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for a wrong-way, drunken driving crash that killed one Missouri resident and seriously injured another.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Mayor wants NW Ohio city to stop hiring smokers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of one of Ohio's largest cities wants to stop hiring people who use tobacco and nicotine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Businessman guilty of just 1 count in finance case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire was convicted Monday by a federal court jury of witness tampering but was acquitted on more serious charges of illegally funneling campaign donations to two Republican politicians.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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