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9:38 am
Fri October 19, 2012

AP Looks At Presidential Ad Spending

Independent groups supporting Republican Mitt Romney have helped him match or exceed President Obama's TV ad spending in dozens of media markets in Ohio and seven other swing states.

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12:29 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Youngstown To Allow Fracking

The Youngstown city council voted Wednesday to seek offers to lease city-owned land for gas and oil drilling despite some heated opposition.

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12:26 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

State Officials Tout New Exotic Animals Law

State officials say safety has increased under tighter restrictions for owning exotic animals.

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10:57 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Ohio Student Debt Increases

A report by the Project on Student Debt shows Ohio students who borrowed for college and earned a bachelor's degree last year graduated with an average of nearly 29-thousand dollars in debt.

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9:52 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Absentee Ballot Analysis

An analysis of absentee ballot requests by a University of Dayton history professor shows a significant shift in Republican enthusiasm since 2008.

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9:46 am
Thu October 18, 2012

POTUS Stumps In Athens

President Obama held a campaign rally at Ohio University last night, saying he has two daughters and doesn't want them to be paid less for the same job as a man.

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9:43 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Ryan Stumps In Ohio

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says the idea that Mitt Romney would raise taxes on the middle-class is a misperception being spread by negative ads from the Obama campaign.

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9:35 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Springsteen, Clinton To Stump For POTUS Today

Bruce Springsteen will join former President Bill Clinton at a rally today in Parma for President Obama's campaign, two days after the second presidential debate.

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9:29 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Ormet Gets Rate Break

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is allowing Hannibal-based aluminum manufacturer Ormet Corporation to defer electric bill payments for the remainder of the year.

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9:23 am
Thu October 18, 2012

More Ohioans Sickened By Tainted Steroids

State health officials say two more Ohioans have been made ill from fungal meningitis through injections of tainted steroids  that were sold by a Massachusetts company.

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1:24 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Supreme Court Decision Allows Ohio's Final Early Voting Weekend To Proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court sides with Democrats in refusing to block early voting in Ohio. The court today refused a Republican request to get involved in a dispute over early voting in the state on the three days before Election Day. 

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1:01 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

State Lawmaker Faces Corruption Charges

A state lawmaker has been indicted on 49 charges of theft in office, money laundering and corruption related to the use of his campaign funds.

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12:23 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Teen Shot In 2003 Suing Ohio-based Gun Maker

A New York appeals court has ruled  a former high school athlete shot in 2003 in Buffalo may sue the companies that made and distributed the handgun used in the crime.

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9:29 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Jury Selection In Case Of Fatal Job Postings Defendant Begins

Jury selection begins today in the trial of 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty, who is charged in a fatal scheme to lure victims with phony on-line job offers.

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9:23 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Voter Registration Deadline Today

Political campaigns and community organizers are making their final push to register people to vote today, the last day of registration.

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9:21 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Presidential Candidates To Stump In Ohio This Evening

President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are scheduled to speak in Ohio this evening.

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7:48 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Group files campaign complaint over coal company

A liberal policy group says it has filed a second complaint with the Federal Election commission over the political activities of an eastern Ohio mining company.

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12:49 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Former Bengals Cheerleader Avoids Jail With Guilty Plea

Sarah Jones admitted in court to having sex with a 17-year-old student at the northern Kentucky school where she taught. 

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12:45 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Ohio Officials Still Contacting Patients About Meningitis Outbreak

Health officials in Ohio are reaching out to patients who received injections of a potentially contaminated steroid linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed seven people and sickened 91 across nine states.

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12:40 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Drug Drop Boxes Come To Southern Ohio Agencies

Residents in southern Ohio can soon dispose of prescription drugs at drop boxes at local law enforcement agencies. State officials say 66 agencies that include police departments and county sheriffs' offices have been awarded the secure drop boxes.

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