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Court rules against ex-teacher with a phobia of young kids

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against a former Ohio teacher who sued school administrators for discriminating against her because she has a phobia of young children.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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Court rejects sentencing aspect of Ohio sex assault law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Evidence that corroborates a crime has no bearing on the sentence an offender should receive, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday as it tossed out part of an Ohio sex assault law.

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Springfield teen charged with murder in uncle's fatal shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A teenager accused in the fatal shooting of his uncle has been indicted in adult court on charges including aggravated murder in western Ohio.

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Ohio to close 2 centers for people with disabilities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio says it's closing two state centers housing people with developmental disabilities as the number of individuals living in such facilities declines.

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Ohio Medicaid director, others to testify on state budget

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials who oversee social services in Ohio plan to discuss details about Gov. John Kasich's two-year spending plan before a legislative panel.

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County elections board fires 104 poll workers for not voting

CINCINNATI (AP) — More than 100 poll workers have been fired for not voting in the southwestern Ohio county where they work at polls during elections.

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Ohio judge's sentence frustrates federal prosecutors

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — The sentence an Ohio judge handed down to a child-pornography defendant was too lenient, according to federal prosecutors who are considering an appeal.

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Arson probe launched after multiple house fire in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials in northeast Ohio say an arson investigation is underway following a multiple house fire that put at least one woman in the hospital.

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