|News - News Blog|
|Tuesday, 20 April 2010 07:50|
Here's a look at some of the stories we're covering today:
Durr to be executed today The execution is on schedule to take place at 10 AM today after the Supreme Court denied his appeal yesterday. The Plain Dealer has reported that Durr has refused food and drink in observance of a religious fast. He was convicted of raping and strangling a 16 year old girl in Elyria in 1988.
3C rail project clears first hurdle A Democrat-controlled state panel voted 4-3 along party lines to approve spending $25 million in stimulus money to complete engineering and design work on the project. The passenger rail line will connect Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati.
British students stuck in Ohio The Icelandic volcano explosion has left a college theater troupe from Great Britain stuck at Hocking College, where they were participating in an exchange program. The group's producer said that their American hosts have been "fantastic."
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