Lawyers liken execution plan to burning inmates at the stake

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Defense attorneys rushing to stop Ohio's first execution in three years say the state's new lethal injection system is akin to burning inmates at the stake or burying them alive.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Ohioans dispose of 14 tons of unused prescription drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say Ohioans disposed of about 14 tons of unneeded, unwanted or expired prescription drugs during the recent National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia AGs to attend drug conference

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys general from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia will lead a conference of health care professionals, faith-based groups and others aimed at eliminating substance abuse in their communities.

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