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1/4/2014 9:48 AM
Ohio fire deaths down in 2013
COLUMBUS — Ohio saw the fewest fire-related deaths last year in more than a quarter century.

1/4/2014 2:17 AM
2 revitalization projects put on city’s wish list
COLUMBUS — Area business and political leaders have submitted a $17 million wish list of local community-improvement projects to the state for potential construction funding, including $6 million toward creation of “Mudville” around Fifth Third Field and the final phase of Promenade Park improvements.

1/4/2014 6:45 AM
5,000 untested Ohio rape kits submitted
COLUMBUS — Attorney General Mike DeWine says Ohio’s crime lab has received more than 5,000 previously untested rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

1/3/2014 5:18 PM
Ohio man dies after New Year's Eve shooting
BARBERTON, Ohio — An Ohio man has died from injuries he suffered in a New Year’s Eve shooting that left his two children dead.

1/3/2014 10:53 AM
Orr: Detroit debt deal necessary
DETROIT — Detroit’s state-appointed emergency manager said today that an agreement to pay off banks and settle millions of dollars in debt tied to an interest rate swap deal resolves a “sordid tale” and fuels a massive recovery plan for the broke city.

1/3/2014 10:47 AM
Ohio targets scrap metal thefts
DAYTON, Ohio — Ohio has begun testing a scrap metal sales database in its effort to curb widespread metal thefts.

1/3/2014 12:00 AM
Primary rivals may get challengers
COLUMBUS — In a rarity in Ohio gubernatorial elections, both incumbent Gov. John Kasich and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald may draw friendly fire within their own ranks, forcing them to spend valuable resources to deflect primary challenges when they’d rather keep their powder dry for fall.

1/2/2014 7:18 PM
Mich. uses bridge slide for project
LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation is testing a new way to replace bridges without causing long traffic delays during construction. The trick? Build the new bridge next to the old one, then slide it into place.

1/1/2014 1:13 PM
23 wolves killed in Michigan hunt
LANSING, Mich.  — Michigan wildlife officials say 23 wolves were killed in the Upper Peninsula during the state’s first wolf hunt in four decades. That’s well short of the quota, and experts blame frigid conditions.

1/1/2014 1:05 PM
Duggan takes Detroit's oath of office
DETROIT — The new mayor of Detroit was sworn into office today, and despite the New Year’s Day holiday — and his limited powers in an insolvent city whose finances are controlled by a state-appointed emergency manager — he is starting work immediately.