Ohio

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State: About 272,000 Ohio Voters Have Cast Ballots

The state’s elections chief says more than 272,000 absentee ballots have been cast ahead of the fall election.

10/22/2014

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Employee At Assisted Living Facility Charged With Stealing Residents’ Pain Medication

A woman in charge of a northeast Ohio assisted living facility has been charged with burglary after police accused of her going into elderly residents’ rooms and stealing their prescription pain medication.

10/22/2014

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Ohioan’s Family Excited Over North Korea Release

The family attorney for southwest Ohio resident Jeffrey Fowle said there was great excitement Tuesday over news that he has been released from North Korea.

10/21/2014

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Husband, Wife Die Day Apart After 73-Year Marriage

When Helen Auer died on Wednesday, she was sitting in her chair. Her husband of 73 years came into the room and knew right away. Joe leaned over, gave her a kiss goodbye, and whispered in her ear: “Helen, call me home.”

10/21/2014

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Ohio Teen’s Death Blamed On Abnormal Heart, Not Haunted House

The death of a 16-year-old girl who collapsed at a haunted house attraction in southwest Ohio has been blamed on heart abnormality.

10/21/2014

A hazmat worker removes a barrel from The Village Bend East apartment where a second healthcare worker who has tested positive for the Ebola virus resides on Oct. 16, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

8 People In Ohio Under Quarantine As Officials Looking For Shoppers At Bridal Store Nurse With Ebola Visited

Eight individuals in northeast Ohio were under quarantine Thursday as health officials broadened the group of people being notified that they may have had contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after visiting the area.

10/17/2014

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Youth Sentenced To Death For Killing Teen

A southwest Ohio judge has sentenced a 19-year-old man to death for the slaying of an 18-year-old U.S. Navy recruit.

10/16/2014

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More Than 49,000 Ohioans Have Voted Early

The state’s elections chief says more than 49,000 Ohioans have cast absentee ballots for the fall election after early voting began last week.

10/16/2014

Massive quantities of water, sand and chemicals are pumped into the wells at high pressure. This opens up fissures in the shale, which are held open by the sand, enabling the trapped gas to escape to the surface for collection. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Links Hundreds Of Ohio Quake To Fracking

About 190 quakes were detected in a single three-day period last October, beginning within hours of the start of fracking. None of the quakes was reported felt by people.

10/14/2014

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Charges Filed Against 5 Teens In Ice Bucket Prank

Charges have been filed against five teens accused of dumping a bucket of urine, tobacco and spit on an autistic teen who thought he was participating in the ice bucket challenge for charity.

10/14/2014

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