Ohio Senate committee to hear from gun legislation sponsors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee will hear from a Democrat and a Republican who are sponsoring legislation that would expand background checks for most firearm purchases and create a "red flag" law aimed at keeping guns from people viewed as threats to themselves and others

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Woman charged in fatal shootings loses some jail privileges

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — A woman charged in the fatal shootings of eight people in Ohio has lost jail phone and mail privileges after a judge determined she violated a court order not to communicate with her relatives who also face charges.

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Can Purdue Pharma's opioid settlement win judge's approval?

BOSTON (AP) — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has embarked on a multibillion-dollar plan to settle thousands of lawsuits over the nation's deadly opioid crisis by transforming itself in bankruptcy court into a sort of hybrid between a business and a charity.

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Wright brothers factory put on historic places register

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio factory where the Wright brothers built many of their planes has been added to the official list of the nation's historic places worthy of preservation.

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