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Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Marietta Times, May 27 No one in Congress wants to take the blame for higher gasoline taxes just weeks before a major election. That probably explains delays in addressing long-term...

2 People Arrested In Toledo Shooting Spree

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in Toledo say they’ve arrested two people in an apparent gang-related shooting in a large crowd that left one man dead and three other people wounded. Officers say they arrested 19-year-old Tyler Jones and 18-year-old Areanna Coley in the Sunday...

AEP Proposed Rate Cut For Residential Customers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — American Electric Power is planning to cut rates for most residential customers by more than 12 percent. A typical household bill would be 12.6 percent less than under current rates under a plan submitted by the utility. That’s based on forecasts of...

Dayton-area Shooting Believed To Be Murder-suicide

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (AP) — A shooting in the Dayton area that left a man and woman dead is being investigated as a murder suicide. Police say the shooting occurred Monday night in the city of Riverside. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports that the woman who was shot was dead when...

Cincinnati Health Chief Warns Cuts Will Hurt

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s health commissioner is warning that proposed cuts to the department will hurt new mothers and their babies. Health Commissioner Noble Maseru tells The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) that the 15 percent budget cut planned by the city would eliminate...
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US home prices rise at slower rate in March

This Monday, May 19, 2014 photo shows a home for sale in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami. Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller reports on U.S. home prices in March and for the first quarter of the year on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) This Monday, May...
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US durable goods orders up 0.8 percent in April

In this photo made on Friday, March 28, 2014, earth moving and construction equipment is stored on a lot at the Highway Equipment Company in Zelienople, Pa. The Commerce Department reports on business orders for durable goods in April on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Keith...
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AP PHOTOS: Soccer stars decorate Haiti’s minibuses

In this May 21, 2014 photo, a painting of soccer stars decorate a tap-tap passenger bus at a garage where buses are built in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. From left to right are Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and...
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George cries foul after Heat take Game 4, 102-90

Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) gestures during the first half of Game 4 in the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) gestures during the first...