Cleveland student collects prom dresses for 18th birthday

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ashley Wilson had her eye on dresses for a birthday gift and not just one dress. Not even just one closet full of dresses. For her 18th birthday on Dec. 17, Ashley asked for dozens of dresses.

  • Written by MICHAEL K. MCINTYRE, The Plain Dealer

As cops get body cameras, Columbus looks to fill 7 positions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's capital city is looking to make seven new hires as its police officers are outfitted with body cameras and officials expect an influx of public records requests and evidence for prosecutors.

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Youngstown State keeps Tressel as leader till 2018 or longer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel's contract has been extended by a year, through June 2018, with options for the former Ohio State football coach to stay in his current role even longer.

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