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3 hrs ago | The News-Messenger

Small Ohio measles outbreak part of national trend

NEW YORK -- Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

8 hrs ago |

Ohio Mother Sentenced To Life In Babya s Death

A Toledo woman convicted of killing her 6-month-old son has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 15 years.


12 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

Fracking foes challenge Ohio quake assurances

A citizens group said Wednesday it isn't taking the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines will protect public health after earthquakes in northeast Ohio were linked to the gas drilling method of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Youngstown State University

16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Big riders mean big horses on Western trails

Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.


20 hrs ago |

Police follow trail of Easter morning stabbing to Ohio

A missing woman, a bloodstained apartment and a frantic 911 call from someone who said she was stabbed and held captive in a car.


Related Topix: Piqua, OH, Miami County, OH

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Ohio to spend $88M to modernize state parks

State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich


Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.


WCAX-TV Burlington

Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

Robert Heard, who reported on Texas state government, politics and sports for The Associated Press, has died.


The Review

Authorities say southwest Ohio blast 'suspicious'

A natural gas explosion that leveled a vacant home and damaged 48 nearby structures in southwest Ohio is considered suspicious, authorities said.


Related Topix: Explosion


Ohio Marchers Protest Catholic Teacher Contract

Demonstrators gathered in Cincinnati's Fountain Square to protest new language in contracts for teachers in southwest Ohio Roman Catholic schools that place more restrictions on personal behavior.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Speaker Boehner works his home Ohio district

With a contested primary election less than two weeks away, House Speaker John Boehner is making the rounds of his western Ohio district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darke County, OH, Greenville, OH, Piqua, OH

Herald Star Online

Johnson tours Ohio Coatings facility

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, paid a visit to Ohio Coatings Monday to tour the facility and listen in on what's in store for the future of the company and the currently shuttered Ohio Cold Rolling Co.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Headphones, Yorkville, OH

O-R Online

Ohio law criticized by high court

Justices expressed those concerns early and often Tuesday during arguments in a case challenging an Ohio law that bars people from recklessly making false statements about candidates seeking elective office.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Stephen Breyer

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Expedition of Ohioans sailing to recover sunken gold

An expedition is heading out this week to recover the remaining gold from a sunken 19th-century steamship that yielded an estimated $50 million a quarter century ago before legal challenges shut down the recovery.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Daily Record

More than 73K Ohioans have voted early in primary

Secretary of State Jon Husted says 73,207 residents already have cast absentee ballots, while 155,093 ballots have been requested since the early voting period began for most on April 1. Absentee voting for military and overseas voters started March 22. The deadline to request an early ballot is noon on May 3. Ohioans can vote absentee without ... (more)


ABC News

Court: Ohio Man Must Pay $489,000 for False Call

An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Coast Guard, US Military

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Court: Ohio man must pay $489,000 for false call

Police detectives in Portland, Ore., say a man fatally shot by an officer last month had been stalking young women in a van containing ropes, zip ties and pornographic magazines featuring teenage girls.


Related Topix: Ohio Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Maine, Maine Government, Prison

WAPT-TV Jackson

15 cities in running for 2016 Democratic convention

The Democratic Party has asked 15 mayors to submit formal bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, an event that could cost a city as much as $60 million but the payout could be triple the investment or more.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Foes of Ohio clean energy bill criticize senator

COLUMBUS: Opponents of a bill turning back Ohio's alternative energy targets say the Senate utilities chairman has disrespected and intimidated witnesses during hearings on the measure, allegations he denies.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Hudson Hub-Times

Dog killed with crossbow in northeast Ohio

The Vindicator reports that the dog named Teddie was shot Sunday night in the parking lot of an apartment house next to the owner's north Youngstown residence.



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