Man imprisoned 23 years in girlfriend's slaying is released

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who spent 23 years in an Ohio prison for the killing of his girlfriend has been released after a prosecutor said evidence presented at his trial wasn't valid based on today's forensic science.

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Ohio driver dies in car fire as his mom, others can't help

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a driver died in a car fire in front of his mother and other witnesses who couldn't help him escape the burning vehicle outside his Cincinnati-area apartment complex.

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Education secretary, teachers union chief visit Ohio school

VAN WERT, Ohio (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to visit a public school in Ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that DeVos doesn't understand what students need to succeed.

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Man cleared as suspect in officer's shooting considers suing

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man says being identified as a suspect in a police officer's shooting caused turmoil for his family, even though he was quickly cleared and investigators concluded the officer tried to kill himself and fabricated a cover-up story.

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