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A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing. More>>

State won't sell naming rights for Ohio Turnpike

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Ohio will pursue opportunities to collect revenue through sponsorships along the state turnpike but will not sell naming rights for the 241-mile toll road. More>>

Ohio State president meets with band leaders

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Student and staff leaders of the Ohio State marching band have met with the university's president to share concerns over the firing of a popular band director More>>

26 accused in drug trafficking conspiracy in Ohio

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Twenty-six people have been indicted in federal court for their alleged roles in a Toledo drug trafficking conspiracy. Law enforcement officials say the defendants have conspired since 2010 to bring large amounts of heroin, cocaine and marijuana to Toledo from Arizona, California, Illinois and Mexico. Twenty-four of those indicted are from Toledo. Two others are from Curtice and Oregon, Ohio. Three of the defendants also face charges of possessing a firearm as felons. The... More>>

Jury: Woman downloaded child porn to frame husband

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INDIANA, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman has been found guilty of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband. Meri Jane Woods, of Clymer, was convicted Wednesday in Indiana County. District Attorney Patrick Dougherty says the 43-year-old Woods downloaded 40 images to the family computer, took it to police last August and blamed Matthew Woods for the material. But when police examined time stamps, they determined the images had been downloaded more than t... More>>

Officer in Wal-Mart shooting involved in 2010 case

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A police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities... More>>

American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

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The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge. More>>

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

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A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells. More>>

Teen gets 11 years for carving swastika on boy

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An Oregon teenager who carved a swastika into another teen's forehead as he and others tortured the boy has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. More>>

Education Department tries to ease testing worries

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' performance. More>>

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