States join battle to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An interstate partnership has been established to help cover costs of operating a system proposed for a Chicago-area waterway that would help keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.

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  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER , AP Environmental Writer

Ohio AG 'encouraged' after start of opioid lawsuit talks

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Wednesday during the start of settlement talks for more than 250 federal lawsuits filed against pharmaceutical companies and distributors over the nation's opioid epidemic that he's encouraged by the judge's understanding of the problem and commitment to achieving a resolution.

  • Written by By MARK GILLISPIE , Associated Press

Complaint accuses justice of improperly hearing some cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A complaint accuses Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick DeWine of improperly hearing cases involving the office of his father, state Attorney General Mike DeWine.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Threat, swastika on wall spur extra security at Ohio school

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A message on a high school bathroom wall that included a swastika and the phrase "kill them all" has prompted a police investigation and heightened security throughout a northeastern Ohio district.

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