Judge temporarily blocks statute barring local hiring laws

CLEVELAND (AP) — A new law banning Ohio cities from requiring contractors to hire local people for publicly funded construction projects was supposed to take effect Wednesday but has been temporarily blocked by a judge's restraining order.

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Toledo's regional jail partnership ends after bill default

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — People sentenced for municipal violations in Toledo will be jailed in neighboring Wood County now that the city has ended its partnership with a regional jail after a dispute.

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