Panel OKs $851K transfer for wrongfully imprisoned Ohio men

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state budgetary panel has approved transferring over $851,000 to compensate two Ohio men who say they were wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years in a Portage County woman's 1988 slaying.

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Advocates call for redo of Ohio unemployment benefit bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of health and human services advocates says a proposal to change Ohio's unemployment compensation system would severely limit jobless benefits for workers and it should be redone.

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Elections officials decline to act on 'dark money' complaint

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island elections officials have decided not to act on a complaint about a group in Ohio transferring money from secret donors to another Ohio organization that paid for television ads aimed at defeating Gov. Gina Raimondo.

  • Written by JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press