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Active-duty military admitted free to veterans museum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Active-duty military members have free admission to the nation's veterans museum in Ohio this year. The National Veterans Memorial and Museum said in a recent release that philanthropic units of the American Legion Department of Ohio Charities, the Ohio Department of ...

High-schoolers get face time with extremists in class

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press WORTHINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Last week's videotaped encounter at the Lincoln Memorial left many wondering about the state of reasoned political discourse in the country, or if it exists at all in a hyperpartisan era of red "Make America Great Again" hats ...

Prosecutors: Man accused of illegal slaughterhouse charged

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man accused of operating an illegal slaughterhouse has been charged with conspiracy to launder money and other counts, federal prosecutors said. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Amin Salem, 59, of Westlake, secretly owned several Cleveland-area gas stations and ...

State labor board ruled faculty strike can continue

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio labor board has ruled the faculty strike at Wright State University can continue. The State Employment Relations Board decision Sunday followed arguments from the faculty union and the university. University officials had filed an unfair labor practices complaint ...

Police: Body of man shot found on foot bridge over I-77

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a man has been fatally shot in the head and they are investigating the shooting as a suspected homicide. Cleveland police say the 33-year-old man's body was found on a foot bridge over Interstate 77 on the city's east side around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The shooting ...

Authorities: Multiple deaths in mobile home fire

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say that more than one person has died in a mobile home fire and others have been injured. New Lexington police and fire officials say they have confirmed some fatalities and some people were taken to hospitals with injuries from the blaze ...

Timeline shows investigation of alleged pain meds overdosing

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigations are underway into allegations that a doctor working for an Ohio hospital system ordered inappropriately high doses of pain medication to dozens of patients, leading to the deaths of at least 28 people at two ...

Ohio governor delays execution, orders look at other drugs

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed next month's execution of a condemned Ohio man and ordered the prison system to look at alternative lethal injection drugs. The announcement by the Republican governor followed a federal ...

School leaders sanctioned over attendance data investigation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The top administrator in one of Ohio's biggest school districts is being sanctioned by the state for his role in reporting inaccurate student attendance data. The Ohio Department of Education says Toledo schools Superintendent Romules Durant will have his education ...

Wright State asks state to end ongoing faculty strike

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Wright State University claims an ongoing faculty strike isn't authorized and wants an Ohio labor board to end the walkout. University officials have asked the State Employment Relations Board to stop the strike claiming the union's workload complaints can't be included ...