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Volunteers excavate Ohio Civil War island prison

JOHNSON ISLAND, Ohio (AP) — Civil War history hides under a grassy field tucked amid barren trees on Johnson Island, a patch of land in Sandusky Bay where captured Confederate prisoners were confined 150 years ago.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Effects linger for Ohio breeder's poisoned dogs

BROWNSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Seventeen dogs poisoned with antifreeze at an Ohio family's kennels are still showing some problems but have returned home after veterinarians used intravenous vodka to counteract the poison's effect.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Student charged after shot fired at Kent State

KENT, Ohio (AP) — The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed Thursday on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said.

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Ohio gay marriage ban challenged in federal court

CINCINNATI (AP) — Civil rights attorneys are arguing that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state's ban on gay marriage.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Police: Man charged with raping teen at bus stop

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old Columbus man has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl who was waiting for a school bus.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Lebanon supports naming road for Neil Armstrong

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a southwest Ohio city support a plan to name a new stretch of state highway for astronaut Neil Armstrong, who lived in the area after becoming the first man to walk on the moon.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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NASA program offers businesses consultation on R&D

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal program is giving companies from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan a chance to get free, confidential research and development insight directly from NASA experts.

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Xenia marks 40 years since deadly tornado

 

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of a southwest Ohio city marking the 40th anniversary of a deadly tornado says the commemoration is focusing on survival and recovery but isn't a celebration.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014

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