Ohio school board member resigns due to out-of-state move

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A member of the State Board of Education has resigned because he's leaving Ohio and has used his departure to voice concerns about problems that he says will continue to plague the state's schools.

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Prosecutors: Man dealt elephant sedative in overdose case

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio man was accused of distributing an elephant sedative to people, which, according to federal prosecutors, resulted in about two dozen overdoses in a West Virginia city.

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Tamir Rice's mother remains frustrated 2 years after death

CLEVELAND (AP) — Samaria Rice is trying to find a path forward for herself and her family two years after her 12-year-old son, Tamir, was fatally shot by police while holding a pellet gun at the city recreation where he played nearly every day.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Slower growth forecast for Ohio holiday retail sales

CINCINNATI (AP) — Holiday retail spending growth is slowing in Ohio, according to an annual forecast released Monday ahead of Black Friday and other seasonal sales.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press