Hippo-y birthday to Fiona! The popular preemie is turning 1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Some days, it's more like being a Hollywood star's agent than a communications official for the zoo. That's what happens when your prematurely born hippopotamus becomes a global celebrity.

Fiona 1

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Businessman may get 6-month delay in deportation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio businessman who faces deportation to his native Jordan may be able to stay in the United States for about six months while his case is reviewed.

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Giant e-school closure means abrupt change for students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the nation's largest online charter schools is closing abruptly, leaving families of the roughly 12,000 Ohio students from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow scrambling to find other schooling options halfway through the academic year.

  • Written by By KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

Ohio unemployment rate drops in December

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in December but remained higher than the national rate.

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