Ohio driver dies in car fire as his mom, others can't help

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a driver died in a car fire in front of his mother and other witnesses who couldn't help him escape the burning vehicle outside his Cincinnati-area apartment complex.

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Education secretary, teachers union chief visit Ohio school

VAN WERT, Ohio (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to visit a public school in Ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that DeVos doesn't understand what students need to succeed.

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Man cleared as suspect in officer's shooting considers suing

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man says being identified as a suspect in a police officer's shooting caused turmoil for his family, even though he was quickly cleared and investigators concluded the officer tried to kill himself and fabricated a cover-up story.

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3 friars want judge to nix case in supervision of predator

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Franciscan friars have asked a judge to dismiss criminal charges that they didn't properly supervise a suspected sexual predator accused of molesting more than 100 children, most at a Pennsylvania high school.

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