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2 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Ohio park to call coaster 'King James' for LeBron

Earlier this week, the park promised to rename one of its 17 roller coasters "King James" if the four-time NBA MVP returned home to play for the Cavaliers.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Legislature to study Ohio's drug problem

The Ohio Legislature hopes talking with law enforcement and families this summer will help it improve efforts to combat the state's illicit drug problem.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Drexel will screen two films shot in central Ohio

Screening at 6 tonight will be the short film The Secret Whispers of Mr. Feathers , starring central Ohio residents Bryan Michael Block, Emily Bach and Eden I. Bradley.

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WBNS

Ohio Casino Tax Revenue Short Of Predictions

The state's four casinos generated $273.4 million in tax revenue in the fiscal year that ended in June.

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Related Topix: Ohio Government

The Review

Ohio man sentenced for fatal drunken-driving crash

A judge in Cincinnati has sentenced a habitual drunken driver to more than nine years in prison for hitting and killing a schoolteacher riding his bicycle earlier this year.

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Westport News

House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'

Marchers held signs as they made their way to Department of Homeland Security offices, protesting immigration policies Thursday, July 10, 2014, in El Paso, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican

Business Journal

Ohio among best for summer road trips

Thinking of taking a summer road trip? Well, Ohio is one of the best states in America to do so.

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TheCourier.com

9 Arrested In Slaying Of Northeast Ohio Man

Police in northeast Ohio say nine people have been arrested in connection with an incident last week that left a 24-year-old man shot to death.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Ohio senator juggles idea of a presidential bid

Ohio's Republican senator says he could end up making a 2016 presidential bid, depending on what happens with the field of candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, 2012 Presidential Election

Ohio.com

Condemned Ohio killer's death sentence upheld

COLUMBUS: A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend's business partner in an argument over a forged check.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Boehner blames Obama on immigration

His famously tanned visage got redder as he talked to reporters about the flood of child immigrants illegally entering the country and President Barack Obama's criticism of him and other Republicans over immigration policy.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Ohio Idol Firestorm Leads to Their Closing

The talent search and touring group known as Ohio Idol is getting mixed reviews from former employees, contestants and current employees.

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Related Topix: Westerville, OH

KWWL-TV Waterloo

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

He entered New Orleans City Hall as a cool and confidant self-styled reformer, won fame there as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and exited under suspicion.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Taylor Schilling

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Funeral set for Ohio priest convicted of murder

A full funeral mass is set for Friday for a Roman Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun in northwest Ohio in 1980.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

WTVG-TV Toledo

Terry Hayes, 48, charged with Aggravated Robbery, Murder

A robbery attempt near the McDonald's on Manhattan in Toledo ended with a car flipping and a shootout on Tuesday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Rising senior in high school leads Ohio Amateur

Much like he did against an elite field in U.S. Open qualifying, high school senior-to-be Will Grimmer is proving at the Ohio Amateur he's skilled beyond his years.

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Related Topix: West Chester, OH

The Olympian

US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow

The picture is no better in the United States, where only 9.4 percent of 15-year-olds were able to answer the most difficult questions on an international test of their financial knowledge and skills.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, World News, China

Cleveland.com

Ohio GOP sues Ed FitzGerald; court bailiff facing rape charge fired;...

The Ohio Republican Party filed a lawsuit today to try to force Cuyahoga County Executive and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald to release information detailing his use of the county parking garage.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cuyahoga County, OH

The Post-Standard

Beyond CNY, storm killed one child in Maryland, dropped tornadoes in Ohio, Pennsylvania

The storm gouged out an area of destruction spreading from Ohio, east into Vermont and south as far as West Virginia, according to The Weather Channel .

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather

Bellingham Herald

Cleveland GOP convention highlights Portman's influence

But Portman is interested in more than just hosting the convention in his home state: He would like a starring role, perhaps as his party's presidential nominee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitt Romney, Wedding, Florida, Florida Government

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