Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury


WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — An American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea and returned to his home state of Ohio in a coma suffered a "severe neurological injury," a hospital spokeswoman said Thursday.

  • Written by By DAKE KANG , Associated Press

Online school sues Ohio board after vote on $60M repayment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the nation's largest online charter schools is suing Ohio's State Board of Education over how the board handled a vote to have the school repay $60 million in funding.

  • Written by By KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

At 87, he hopes to eventually see execution of wife's killer

NEW CONCORD, Ohio (AP) — At age 87, Norman Stout may not have a lot of time left to witness the execution of the man who killed his wife more than three decades ago. He's determined to be there if possible.

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  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Insurers: We're off the hook, Duke Energy knew coal ash risk

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of insurance companies say they're not obligated to help pay for Duke Energy Corp.'s multi-billion dollar coal ash cleanup because the nation's largest electric company long knew about but did nothing to reduce the threat of potentially toxic pollutants.

  • Written by By EMERY P. DALESIO , AP Business Writer