Akron mayor admits to inappropriate behavior with employee

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The recently appointed mayor of Akron says he acted inappropriately with a female city employee when she tried to congratulate him on his new job and he will not seek election to the office this fall as he'd previously announced.

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Cardinal Health paying $1.1B for pharmaceutical distributor

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Cardinal Health will spend about $1.12 billion to buy pharmaceutical distributor The Harvard Drug Group in a deal that aims to build its generic and over-the-counter drug businesses.

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Environmentalists fight back against coal ash disposal plan

SHIPPINGPORT, Pa. (AP) — Environmentalists urged Pennsylvania officials to reject a proposal by FirstEnergy Corp. to ship coal ash from a Shippingport power plant to a site in the state's southwestern corner.

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County auditor in corruption case indicted on 25 new counts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A county auditor in northeast Ohio already charged in an ongoing corruption case has been indicted on more than two dozen additional charges including theft in office and unauthorized use of property.

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