Ohio checks algae toxin levels at low-water Buckeye Lake

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — The state is checking algae toxin levels in central Ohio's Buckeye Lake after finding high levels in some samples from the water, which has been kept low for over a year as a deteriorated dam is replaced.

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Ohio sheriff wants body scanner at jail after overdoses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio sheriff's office is asking county officials to buy a $200,000 body scanner after two inmates recently overdosed on fentanyl smuggled into the county jail by a third inmate.

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Conservative takes former Speaker Boehner's House seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Warren Davidson was sworn into the House on Thursday to take former House Speaker John Boehner's long-held seat, elected with the backing of the same conservatives who helped drive Boehner from Congress.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press