John Glenn's casket to be escorted through Ohio capital city

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The remembrance of astronaut-hero John Glenn in his native state has been expanded to include a processional through the heart of the capital city and a longer period in repose at the Ohio Statehouse than President Abraham Lincoln and others.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Ohio man who set girlfriend on fire convicted; gets 11 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of throwing gasoline on his girlfriend and setting her on fire behind an Ohio gas station has been convicted of aggravated arson and other charges after pleading no contest and has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

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Jimmy Haslam to be deposed in hangar for Pilot lawsuit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was being deposed Tuesday in a civil lawsuit against the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain owned by the family of Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Board to discuss concerns about Ohio graduation requirements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's school board is set to discuss graduation rules as school administrators warn that new requirements are putting a large number of current high school juniors at risk of not graduating on time.

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