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Convicted Ohio Amish leader says evidence weak

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — The leader of 16 Ohio Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their faith is arguing in a new court filing that federal prosecutors are assassinating his character in the face of weak evidence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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Report: 4 sentenced to death in Ohio in 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four people were sentenced to death in Ohio last year, according to an annual report on capital punishment in the state that says a total of 320 death sentences have been handed down under Ohio's 1981 law.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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Ohio Senate to vote on deal to let Tesla sell cars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio senators plan to vote on a bill that would let electric car maker Tesla Motors operate three dealerships in the state.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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Indiana Guardsman pleads guilty in Ohio bomb case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Indiana Guardsman who pleaded guilty Tuesday to having homemade explosive devices in his vehicle in Ohio played the role of an enemy fighter when he helped train troops departing for war zones and wanted to make the job as real as possible, his attorney said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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Early voting begins in Ohio for May 6 primary

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohioans can start voting for contenders in the May 6 primary.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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Dad of boy killed by van makes bond request

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man suspected of accidentally killing his 4-year-old son is seeking release on bond during a federal case alleging he never applied for permanent U.S. residence and used fake identification.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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Baby pulled from pond dies in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 9-month-old baby died after being pulled by divers from a southwest Ohio retention pond into which her stroller had rolled, authorities said Tuesday.

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Transport for charter schools costs Ohio taxpayers

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio taxpayers are largely footing the bill for public school buses that are driving farther to transport students attending the state's charter schools, a newspaper investigation found.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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