Ohio unveils iBook highlighting importance in 2016 election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new Apple iBook seeks to highlight Ohio's role in the upcoming presidential election and provides biographical details on eight former presidents who called the state home.

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Parade planned for judo Olympic gold medalist, Ohio native

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Gold medalist United States' Kayla Harrison celebrates during a medal ceremony for the women's 78-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hometown of a two-time Olympic medalist is throwing her a parade.

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Panel stalls new charter-school evaluation system in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican-dominated state legislative committee has delayed rules that the Ohio Department of Education needs so it can set up a tough new sponsor evaluation system aimed at making Ohio's charter schools more accountable.

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