N.C. police department won't send officers to RNC, cites concerns

CLEVELAND (AP) — A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, citing concerns about insurance coverage and whether the city is prepared to host an event that's expected to bring 50,000 visitors to northeast Ohio.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio schools concerned over lead risk could get state help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new grant program that would provide $12 million to replace lead-contaminated plumbing fixtures that can put schools' water supplies at risk is part of recent state legislation.