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53 years after his firing, college professor gets apology

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — In the thick of the Cold War, the small Pennsylvania college where Larry Gara was an outspoken history professor called him a bad teacher, labeled him a Communist and unceremoniously showed him the door.

Now, 53 years later, the school says it's sorry.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 October 2015

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Ohio's Kasich: GOP presidential rivals need 'reality check'

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A day before the next 2016 presidential debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday he's fed up and ready to provide a "reality check" to some of the wild rhetoric and unworkable ideas of his Republican presidential rivals.

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Roughly 149,000 ballots cast so far in Ohio's election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's elections chief says roughly 149,000 Ohioans have cast their ballots ahead of Tuesday's election and more than 328,000 absentee ballots have been requested.

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Ohio bill to fix small business tax heads to governor's desk

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that seeks to avert an unintended tax increase on some small businesses cleared the Ohio Legislature on Tuesday and headed to the governor for his expected signature.

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Ex-prosecutor in Ohio suspended from practicing law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former assistant prosecutor accused of prosecutorial misconduct involving an altered indictment is suspended from practicing law for a year in Ohio.

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Ohio-led project on science curriculum gets $10M from NASA

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A geography professor from the University of Toledo in Ohio will lead an initiative to improve science education under a $10 million grant from NASA.

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Ex-death row inmate can file wrongful imprisonment claim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a former death row inmate can sue for wrongful imprisonment over a 3-decade-old double slaying he didn't commit.

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Ohio man who fled US returning to face Ponzi scheme charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say fled to Peru to avoid facing charges related to a $65 million Ponzi scheme is scheduled to appear in federal court in Akron on Thursday.

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