Ohio offers new job-readiness seal for high school diplomas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will use a new seal on high school diplomas to recognize students who demonstrate certain workplace characteristics that aren't explicitly reflected in their grades, such as reliability, leadership and a commitment to being drug-free.

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Bail raised to $1 million for driver after teacher dies

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bond has been increased to $1 million for a woman jailed in a hit-and-run accident that led to the death of a longtime Cincinnati Elder High School teacher.

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Frosty start expected for beginning of new year in Ohio

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Forecasts are calling for an unusually cold beginning to the new year in Ohio. There could be some snow to go with those single digit temperatures as well.

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Michigan scrambles to address chemical contaminants in water

 

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — While the city of Flint still recovers from a lead-tainted water crisis, Michigan is scrambling to combat potential health risks in other tap water that stem from chemicals long used in firefighting, waterproofing, carpeting and other products.

  • Written by By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press