Man acquitted in national park shooting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been acquitted after facing charges for being the driver in a shooting at a national park.

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Ex-Ohio mayor sent to prison in federal fraud case

CLEVELAND (AP) — The former mayor of northeast Ohio city near Youngstown has been sentenced to federal prison for defrauding investors out of more than $1 million.

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Leadership program envisioned by John Glenn launched in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An institute the late U.S. Sen. John Glenn helped envision for promoting professionalism, bipartisanship and civility among elected officials was launched Wednesday in his native Ohio.

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Researchers seeking way to diagnose algal toxin exposure

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — With algae blooms likely to start forming on western Lake Erie this month, experts at the University of Toledo Medical Center are working to develop a test to diagnose people exposed to algal toxins. They call that a critical step in combatting a global problem.

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Ohio schools advised after court's student search ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An association representing Ohio school boards is offering advice to districts following a court's decision upholding the constitutionality of a student's backpack search.

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