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2 hrs ago | Times Recorder

Lincoln locomotive replica won't visit Columbus

The Leviathan 63 engine is part of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train project that will re-enact the president's final journey from Washington D.C. to Springfield, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

6 hrs ago | WBNS

Ohio governor candidate's son accused of tax fraud

A son of Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Larry Ealy has been accused of buying stolen identities online and using them to file fraudulent federal income tax returns for refunds.

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Related Topix: Tax

10 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

Northwest Ohio mom convicted in infant son's death

A Toledo woman has been convicted of killing her 6-month-old son, who died two days after his skull was broken.

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14 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president

An Ohio teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president.

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14 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nelsonville, OH, Ohio Reformatory for Women, State Prisons

17 hrs ago | The Lantern

Study finds 61% of young Republicans support same-sex marriage, Ohio State students react

A float carries couples who were recently married June 22 on High Street as part of Pride Parade 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Ohio State University, Mike DeWine

21 hrs ago | Morning Journal

New roller coaster debuts at Kings Island in Ohio

Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio is unveiling a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

The state says 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 37 percent increase, according to data being released Friday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cuyahoga County, OH, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

WTVG-TV Toledo

Virus killing piglets in Ohio and Michigan

The cold winter we just came through helped fuel a virus in pigs. It's threatening pork production and pushing up prices.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Lucas County, OH

Sandusky Register

Attorney: Video may exonerate teacher

Authorities said other students kicked the 14-year-old boy and dragged him around by his feet in February at Parma Senior High School.

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Crescent-News.com

Body found in Lake Erie, crews look for 3 missing

The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing boater has been found in Lake Erie and they're continuing to search for three others off the Ohio shoreline.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Toledo serial bank robber arrested in Colorado

A man accused of robbing banks in Toledo is behind bars in Colorado. Jason Radigan was busted in Colorado Saturday.

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TheCourier.com

Break-in Suspect Rescued From Ohio Restaurant Vent

Police say an Ohio man suspected of breaking into a restaurant overnight became stuck in a ventilation duct, triggered a fire alarm and had to be rescued by emergency responders.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Review

Police think they know who killed Ohio teenager

Police think they know who fatally stabbed a 15-year-old girl two years ago in southwest Ohio, though no one has been charged in her death.

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The Fresno Bee

Judge stays most of Ohio gay marriage ruling

Judge Timothy Black stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states pending appeal in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors, John Kasich

TheCourier.com

Crosses Displayed In Ohio Village Challenged

A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter at an eastern Ohio village's municipal building.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

The Daily Record

GOP Sen. Portman hosts heroin discussion in Ohio

Anti-drug activists, community leaders, school officials and students are gathering in Columbus to take part in a roundtable discussion about heroin.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News

Crescent-News.com

2 Ohio visits slated as GOP seeks convention site

The two Ohio cities still in contention to host the 2016 Republican National Convention will be visited in late April by party staff or members of a selection committee.

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Daily-Jeff.com

Ohio store clerk convicted in liquor sale case

A former liquor store clerk in Toledo has been convicted of selling vodka to a 17-year-old boy whose friend died later that day in a drunken driving crash.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily-Jeff.com

Ohio man convicted of fatally stabbing girl, woman

A man accused of fatally stabbing a woman and her 12-year-old daughter in Cincinnati has been found guilty of murder and tampering with evidence.

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