Winners of 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Two books examining how political conflict impacts individual lives are winners of awards from an Ohio group that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

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Fumes send children, teacher to hospital with dizziness

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say fumes from a construction project sent 10 middle school children and a teacher to a hospital for treatment of dizziness and led officials to evacuate the school as a precaution.

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Police: Worker trapped between granite slabs dies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say granite slabs fell on a worker at a marble and granite business and critically injured the man who later died.

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YSU's 1st transgender director aims to help all students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The newly appointed Women's Initiative director at Youngstown State University is driven by her background to help not only women but all students.

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