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4/5/2014 12:00 AM
Tax credits to curb joblessness
A group of senators including Ohio’s Rob Portman are trying to make a dent in the nation’s chronic long-term unemployment problem by offering a tax incentive to employers willing to hire someone who has been out of work for six months or more.

4/5/2014 12:00 AM
Essay contest remembers ‘forgotten war’ at Statehouse
COLUMBUS — Under the massive painting depicting Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s naval victory on Lake Erie, 12 students Friday demonstrated at the Ohio Statehouse that the War of 1812 isn’t the “forgotten war.”

4/5/2014 6:21 AM
Ohio awards more than $570,000 for boating safety
COLUMBUS — The state is awarding more than $570,000 from its Waterways Safety Fund to 23 community public safety agencies.

4/5/2014 6:19 AM
Jury awards $39M in fatal repaving accident
CLEVELAND — An Ohio jury has awarded $39 million to the family of a construction inspector killed during a highway repaving project.

4/4/2014 12:59 PM
Judge to end Ohio ban on gay marriage
CINCINNATI — A federal judge said today that he will strike down Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, a move that stops short of forcing Ohio to perform same-sex weddings but will make the state recognize gay couples legally wed elsewhere.

4/4/2014 12:57 AM
NASA will pair scientists, businesses
It’s not rocket science. On second thought, it just might be.

4/4/2014 9:43 AM
School benefits from Dayton's NCAA run
DAYTON, Ohio — Officials say Dayton’s run deep into the NCAA men’s basketball tournament has been a boon for the university in merchandise sales and may benefit the school in other ways.

4/4/2014 6:48 AM
Ex-OSU player gets 4 years in drug case
COLUMBUS — A former Ohio State University football player previously caught up in the school’s memorabilia scandal has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking.

4/4/2014 12:13 AM
State officials discuss issues with Lucas County Board of Elections
State officials met privately with Lucas County Board of Elections members and administrators for almost three hours Thursday to discuss allegations that included the board and administrators misusing taxpayer dollars, failing to follow proper election procedures, and showing favoritism toward Democrats.

4/3/2014 1:53 PM
Kent student charged after shot fired
KENT, Ohio  — The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed today on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said.