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2 hrs ago | WTOV9

Ohio woman faces charges in fatal motorcycle crash

A 20-year-old central Ohio woman has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges in a weekend crash that left a motorcyclist dead and his 7-year-old passenger with serious injuries. Police say Devin Downour of Rushville failed to stop at a red light in Lancaster, southeast of Columbus, and hit a Honda Shadow motorcycle on Saturday night.

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6 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy

In this Sept. 11, 2014, photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Terrorism

Mon Sep 15, 2014

New York Daily News

Ohio girl forced to live in shed, sleep on cinderblocks: deputies

The 15-year-old girl, who was allegedly banned from entering her parents' home, slipped a note to a neighbor asking for help, leading to her parents' arrest Thursday. Kim Eng Sherman, 60, who faces felony charges with her husband, Douglas Lyle Sherman, 64, called it an 'only sometimes discipline.'

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NewsandSentinel.com

Ohio elections chief issues new early voting hours

Ohio's elections chief has set new early voting hours ahead of the Nov. 4 election after a federal judge's order called for an expanded schedule in the swing state. Court records show that Secretary of State Jon Husted issued a directive late Friday to county boards of elections containing the new schedule, which includes evening hours and another Sunday to cast an early ballot.

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Related Topix: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, ACLU

Star-Telegram.com

Patrol: Escaped Ohio school shooter had pitchfork

State troopers say the convicted Ohio school shooter who briefly escaped from prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured. State Highway Patrol spokesman Lt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lima, OH, State Prisons, Allen Correctional Institution

KFVS12

Man pleads not guilty in 4 slayings in Ohio town

A Manhattan judge must decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with murder in the death of a 1979 missing boy. A man charged with killing a boy who disappeared in 1979 speaks calmly about strangling the child in a confession video that's the focus of a New York City hearing.

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Related Topix: Crawford County, OH, Sex Scandal

The Wichita Eagle

Airbus officials meet with Ohio businesses

Officials of the aircraft manufacturer Airbus planned to meet Monday with representatives of nearly 100 Ohio companies to talk about doing more business with them. Airbus officials arranged the meeting with companies at a procurement conference in suburban Dayton to promote and facilitate increased business between the state's aerospace manufacturers and Airbus.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Man pleads not guilty in 4 slayings in Ohio town

Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity." Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity."

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Related Topix: Crawford County, OH

WTOV9

Editorials from around Ohio

When Ohio voters finally agreed a few years ago to allow casino gambling in their state, many did so with reservations. The referendum's numbers - 53 percent voting in favor of casinos and 47 percent against - were not exactly a landslide.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican

News Journal

Police: Man orders beer at drive-thru, robs Ohio storePolice: Man...

Police: Man orders beer at drive-thru, robs Ohio store Police say a man pulled up at a southwest Ohio drive-thru, ordered some beer, then got out with a gun Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1s2eFM3 Police say a man pulled up at a southwest Ohio drive-thru, ordered some beer, then got out with a gun, put the clerk in a walk-in cooler and took off with some money. Authorities say the suspect in the Saturday evening robbery at Naskars Drive Thru in Middletown pulled up in a silver Honda Civic and ordered a six-pack of Budweiser.

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Related Topix: Beer

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Ohio Supreme Court heads to Ravenna High SchoolOhio Supreme Court...

Ohio Supreme Court heads to Ravenna High School Students from 11 high schools will attend arguments before the court at Ravenna High School on Sept. 24. Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1s2rbuM RAVENNA -- The state Supreme Court will hear a set of cases in a northeastern Ohio high school as justices conduct one of their biannual off-site sessions.

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Related Topix: Ravenna, OH

Journalgazette.net

Mystery animal befuddles northwest Ohio town

The guesses in Leipsic , a village of about 2,000 people south of Toledo, are that the animal is a wolf, a large coyote or a wolf mix. The Courier reports that the animal first appeared Sept.

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SFGate

Slain man had helped Ohioan charged in 4 killings

Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had recently called for help for the man now charged in the slayings. Billy Jack Chatman told Bucyrus police two days before he was found dead that he had called an ambulance for Donald Hoffman against Hoffman's wishes after the man collapsed on his floor.

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ABC 33/40

Victim had helped Ohio man charged in 4 killings

Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings. Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

Examiner.com

The Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival celebrates seafood

With Cleveland being located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, Clevelanders have easy access to fish like walleye and perch for fishing and for eating. What Cleveland does not have is easy access to freshwater shrimp.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Seafood, Cleveland, OH, Urbana, OH

Marietta Times

Toledo may use conservation to fight water toxins

Consumers in Ohio's fourth-largest city may be asked to voluntarily conserve water next year to limit demand and help reduce contamination from toxins left behind by Lake Erie algae Such toxins fouled water for 400,000 people in the Toledo area last month, leaving some without clean tap water for two days. The water treatment commissioner talked about the planned conservation request during a panel discussion this week, The Blade newspaper reported.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

TheCourier.com

Mahoning Valley Prepares For Latest Ohio Racino

The Vindicator reports that Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course near Youngstown is on track to open its doors Wednesday.

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TheCourier.com

Ohio/Indiana Center, College Partner On Drones

A joint venture between Ohio and Indiana aimed at advancing unmanned aircraft operations for businesses and government has formalized its relationship with a southwestern Ohio community college.

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The Daily Beast

Why Did The Ohio Shooter Really Escape?By Seth Ferranti

There are a lot of unanswered questions surrounding Thursday's escape attempt by the notorious Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane. Will we ever get answers? Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima, Ohio, is an 18-acre prison that houses mostly minimum and medium security offenders.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lima, OH

WATE-TV Knoxville

Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

A search is underway for the suspect or suspects. Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were questioning a person of interest, state... The roar of a plane above Lower Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Brian Sandoval, Terrorism

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