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5:54 pm
Mon February 20, 2012

Ohio to Seek Freedom From No Child Left Behind

The system of evaluating progress in Ohio schools would change significantly under a plan the state will submit as it seeks a waiver to the federal No Child Left Behind requirements. 

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Military
7:35 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Mercury Workers Gather 50 Years After Glenn Launch

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Veterans of NASA's Project Mercury have landed in Cape Canaveral this weekend to celebrate 50 years of
orbital flight.

This Monday will mark the golden anniversary of John Glenn's momentous circling of the globe.

More than 100 men and women who helped launch Glenn and the other Mercury 7 astronauts gathered at Kennedy Space Center on Saturday. They traveled by the busloads to Launch Complex 14.  That's the pad from which Glenn rocketed away on Feb. 20, 1962, to become the first American in orbit.

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Military
7:18 am
Mon February 20, 2012

DDN: Cargo Fleet at Ohio Base Allows Medical Missions

AV8PIX Christopher Ebdon

A new fleet of cargo planes at a U.S. Air Force base in Ohio allows reservists who fly overseas to transport
wounded troops to medical treatment centers.

The Dayton Daily News reports Sunday that nine C-17 Globemaster III cargo planes replace the C-5A Galaxy planes flown by the Air Force Reserve 445th Airlift Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Unlike the C-5As, the new planes allow for aeromedical missions.

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DeWine Endorses Santorum
5:53 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

AG DeWine Endorses Santorum

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is backing Rick Santorum's presidential bid.      DeWine's about-face comes just 18 days before Ohio and nine other states host critical Super Tuesday contests.

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Redistricting Remains for 2012
5:14 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

No Ohio Redistricting Decision Before 2012 Election

The Ohio Supreme Court says it won't consider a lawsuit challenging new state House and Senate districts
before this year's elections.

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