Governors urge keeping US health law's individual mandate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan governor duo is urging Congress to retain the federal health care law's unpopular individual mandate while seeking to stabilize individual insurance markets as lawmakers work on a long-term replacement.

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  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH and JAMES ANDERSON , Associated Press

Operators not to blame in deadly ride accident at Ohio fair

Investigators believe two people tossed from a thrill ride when it broke apart in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair this summer were latched in even though some witnesses said it appeared one of the safety harnesses wasn't securely locked.

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  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Lyft extends service throughout 32 states

DETROIT (AP) — Lyft is driving into the countryside in an effort to raise ridership and steal market share from rival Uber.


  • Written by By TOM KRISHER , AP Auto Writer

Cop accused of forcing women into sex acts pleads not guilty

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of abusing his authority as a police officer to force or pressure women into sex acts has pleaded not guilty to rape, kidnapping, interfering with civil rights and other charges.