High court sidelines challenge to Kasich slots deal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An anti-gambling group fighting Gov. John Kasich's decision to legalize slots-like video lottery terminals at Ohio's seven horse tracks lacks standing to sue the state, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday — but one would-be casino operator was allowed to proceed.

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Former corrections officer in Ohio charged with sex act

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Federal court records show a former county corrections officer in Ohio has been indicted on a charge of engaging in a sex act with a person incapable of appraising the nature of the conduct.