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5/6/2014 9:13 PM
Voters back public works renewal
COLUMBUS — Ohio voters have approved the renewal of a public works program that funds upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs.

5/6/2014 8:20 PM
FitzGerald to face Kasich this fall
COLUMBUS — Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor today, setting up a high-stakes showdown this fall with incumbent Republican John Kasich.

5/6/2014 1:27 PM
Michigan to vote on hunting wolves
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has certified a second referendum on hunting wolves for the November statewide ballot.

5/6/2014 1:18 PM
125 Mich. communities certified 'Tree City USA'
LANSING, Mich.  — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Arbor Day Foundation have given 125 communities in the state the “Tree City USA” certification for their efforts in 2013.

5/6/2014 1:15 PM
State foreclosure filings down again in 2013
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court says the number of new mortgage foreclosures in the state was down in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year.

5/6/2014 1:08 PM
Driverless cars get Mich. test site
DETROIT  — General Motors, Ford and Toyota are joining the University of Michigan in establishing a testing site for driverless cars that will simulate a cityscape, and will work with the school to help make such vehicles commercially viable, officials announced Tuesday.

5/6/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo experiences growth
The metro Toledo index of leading indicators rose a tenth of a percent in March to 90.2, marking the index’s highest reading in more than five years, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Monday.

5/6/2014 12:00 AM
Ford beats deadline to file for state Senate race
Toledo Councilman and former Mayor Jack Ford filed as an independent candidate for the Toledo state Senate seat Monday, pitting himself against incumbent state Sen. Edna Brown (D., Toledo) and Republican nominee Ernest McCarthy in November.

5/5/2014 8:07 PM
Ohio kidnapping survivors say they're thriving
CLEVELAND — The three women held captive in a Cleveland house before escaping a year ago Tuesday have spent their first year of freedom in nearly a decade learning to drive, taking boxing lessons and cherishing time with their families.

5/5/2014 2:15 PM
1 injured in Dayton VA hospital shooting
DAYTON — A Veterans Affairs hospital employee and a retired worker were struggling over a gun in a break room today when the firearm went off, leading to the employee’s shooting and the retiree’s arrest, police said.