As cops get body cameras, Columbus looks to fill 7 positions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's capital city is looking to make seven new hires as its police officers are outfitted with body cameras and officials expect an influx of public records requests and evidence for prosecutors.

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Youngstown State keeps Tressel as leader till 2018 or longer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel's contract has been extended by a year, through June 2018, with options for the former Ohio State football coach to stay in his current role even longer.

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Ohio EPA rehires employee fired over lead in village's water

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former supervisor with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency who appealed her firing over the handling of lead in a village's drinking water has been rehired in a new job with the agency.

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