Mavis Staples to receive Underground Railroad museum award

CINCINNATI (AP) — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati says it plans to celebrate the life of singer and activist Mavis Staples with one of the museum's highest honors.

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Polling places moved from schools over safety concerns

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A handful of polling places are being moved out of Youngstown-area schools in northeast Ohio for the May primary over concern for student safety.

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Police officer pleads guilty in assault of 13-year-old boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy when she worked as a teacher's aide has pleaded guilty to reduced charges including attempted felonious assault.

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