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Gay-marriage supporters follow an opponent of same-sex marriage in August, when four courts argued to preserve their bans on the unions in a federal court in Cincinnati. The court confirmed the states' bans. Al Behrman/AP hide caption

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Gay-Marriage Bans Are Upheld In 4 States By Circuit Court

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Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant, seen here during a House Ethics Committee hearing in 2002, served seven years in prison on federal bribery and racketeering charges. Traficant died on Saturday. He was 73. Joe Marquette/AP hide caption

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John Crawford III with his mother, Tressa Sherrod, in a photo released by the family. A special grand jury declined to indict officers in the fatal shooting of Crawford by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart in August. AP hide caption

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Amish show up at a makeshift clinic to get vaccinated against the measles. There's been an outbreak of measles among the Amish in central Ohio. Sarah Jane Tribble/Sarah Jane Tribble hide caption

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Measles Outbreak In Ohio Leads Amish To Reconsider Vaccines

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Nicole Yorksmith (left) holds her son while standing with her partner, Pam Yorksmith. They were among four legally married couples who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to compel Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates. Al Behrman/AP hide caption

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Sparks fly as Dan Hensley pours liquid iron (at 2575 degrees Farenheit) into the mold for a piano plate destined for Steinway pianos, at O.S. Kelly foundry in Springfield, Ohio. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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In The Heat Of The Foundry, Steinway Piano 'Hearts' Are Made

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House Speaker John Boehner, accompanied by GOP Reps. Kevin McCarthy, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Eric Cantor, spoke to the press Tuesday, as the partial government shutdown entered its second week. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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