YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Deliberations will run into a second day today in the trial of a Youngstown-area couple accused of holding a mentally disabled woman as slave labor for two years along with her young child. The pair allegedly also raided the woman's bank account, holding the woman and her daughter in a locked basement in Ashland.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A decision is expected from Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO'-sted) today on whether two Libertarian hopefuls for governor and attorney general will be on the May 6 state primary ballot. If Charlie Earl makes the ballot, expectations are that he could siphon support from Republican Governor John Kasich.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio jobs officials today will release the state's unemployment rate for January. Ohio's rate has run slightly higher than the national rate, dropping in December to 7.2 percent.
AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) - Ford says it will shift production of its Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks from Mexico to its Avon lake plant west of Cleveland. The automaker expects to make the move early next year. It's part of a pledge Ford made to union leaders in 2011, with the company investing $168 million.
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