Hundreds of water fixtures in Ohio schools found with lead

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio school districts in the past year and a half have tested drinking fountains and faucets inside hundreds of older buildings, finding that about 10 percent of the fixtures had elevated levels of lead in the water, state records show.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Businessman scheduled to be deported to Jordan receives stay

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio businessman who has called the United States home for 38 years and was scheduled to be deported to his native Jordan has received a stay while his case is re-examined.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

4 finalists named for national teacher of the year honor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Teachers in New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio and Washington state are finalists for the National Teacher of the Year honor from a state education leaders group.

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US appeals panel rules 2-1 backing gun ban in domestic cases

CINCINNATI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court panel on Thursday upheld the U.S. ban on guns for people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, even decades after the offense.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press