Ohio veterans get Borinqueneers' Congressional Gold Medal

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Several Army veterans in Ohio who were part of the former U. S. Army regiment known as the Borinqueneers (bohr-ehn-kin-EERS') have been honored with replicas of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the regiment.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Northeast Ohio county begins bail system review

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dozens attended the first formal review meeting on whether the bail system for defendants in a northeast Ohio county needs reforms.

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Lawyer: $780K deal holds police accountable for girl shot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for a girl shot in the leg when a Columbus policeman fired at a dog says the family's $780,000 settlement with the city holds police accountable for an "error in judgment."

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Unemployment rates mostly fall in US battleground states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates in U.S. presidential swing states, including Florida and North Carolina, mostly fell in August compared with a year ago.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer