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April 7, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Nearly 50 people were arrested after two disturbances in the Ohio University town of Athens. One melee involved a brawl between fraternities, police said. The bigger confrontation involved about 1,000 people in the town center outside bars that cater to students, police Chief Richard Mayer said. When the bars closed at 2 a.m., people began throwing bottles, eggs, road flares and bottle rockets.
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April 21, 2001 | Associated Press
Sixty-three people were indicted in the rioting over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man earlier this month, a prosecutor said Friday. Charges ranged from resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, to felonies including aggravated rioting and breaking and entering, Hamilton County prosecutor Michael Allen said. Three days of violent protests and rioting followed the April 7 shooting of Timothy Thomas, 19. Dozens of people were injured and more than 800 were arrested.
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May 10, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Crowds celebrating the end of the school year at Miami University spilled into the streets of Oxford, climbing onto roofs and throwing bottles in what police said was the campus' first major disturbance since the Vietnam War. Police arrested 22 people during the second night of violence near the school in the southwestern part of the state. Twenty-three people were arrested early Friday, the last day of final exams.
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April 14, 2001 | STEPHANIE SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The rioting that blistered Cincinnati this week was a long time coming, local residents confess. Because from its earliest years, this has been a city divided--by race, by class, by fear. Along the Ohio River, the downtown sizzles: There's a new football stadium, a new baseball park is in the works, and a multimillion-dollar chic urban center of condos, restaurants and shops is planned.
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April 12, 2001 | From Associated Press
Unrest spread to other areas of the city Wednesday night as small groups of vandals broke business windows and looted stores on the third day of violent confrontations between blacks and police. An officer was shot late Wednesday night, but his bullet-proof vest deflected the bullet, and police still were searching for the gunman, police spokesman Lt. Ray Ruberg said.
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April 14, 2001 | STEPHANIE SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The rioting that blistered Cincinnati this week was a long time coming, local residents confess. Because from its earliest years, this has been a city divided--by race, by class, by fear. Along the Ohio River, the downtown sizzles: There's a new football stadium, a new baseball park is in the works, and a multimillion-dollar chic urban center of condos, restaurants and shops is planned.
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April 21, 2001 | Associated Press
Sixty-three people were indicted in the rioting over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man earlier this month, a prosecutor said Friday. Charges ranged from resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, to felonies including aggravated rioting and breaking and entering, Hamilton County prosecutor Michael Allen said. Three days of violent protests and rioting followed the April 7 shooting of Timothy Thomas, 19. Dozens of people were injured and more than 800 were arrested.
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March 5, 2001 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Gov. James A. Rhodes, whose decision to quell an antiwar protest by sending National Guard troops to Kent State University in 1970 resulted in four deaths, died Sunday. He was 91. Rhodes, the state's only four-term governor, died at Ohio State University Medical Center of complications from an infection and heart failure, said David Crawford, a hospital spokesman. The son of a coal miner, Rhodes rose from poverty to become Columbus mayor when he was 33.
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April 12, 2001 | From Associated Press
Unrest spread to other areas of the city Wednesday night as small groups of vandals broke business windows and looted stores on the third day of violent confrontations between blacks and police. An officer was shot late Wednesday night, but his bullet-proof vest deflected the bullet, and police still were searching for the gunman, police spokesman Lt. Ray Ruberg said.
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May 10, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Crowds celebrating the end of the school year at Miami University spilled into the streets of Oxford, climbing onto roofs and throwing bottles in what police said was the campus' first major disturbance since the Vietnam War. Police arrested 22 people during the second night of violence near the school in the southwestern part of the state. Twenty-three people were arrested early Friday, the last day of final exams.
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April 7, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Nearly 50 people were arrested after two disturbances in the Ohio University town of Athens. One melee involved a brawl between fraternities, police said. The bigger confrontation involved about 1,000 people in the town center outside bars that cater to students, police Chief Richard Mayer said. When the bars closed at 2 a.m., people began throwing bottles, eggs, road flares and bottle rockets.
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