Groups fear proposal may weaken Ohio River water protections

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A commission that watches over the Ohio River's health across six states may give up setting pollution standards for the waterway, raising concerns it would weaken protections for a source of drinking water for 5 million people.

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  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Judge in opioid lawsuit talks wants DEA to share drug data

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge wants government-held data about prescription painkiller sales and distribution to be shared with attorneys involved in settlement talks about hundreds of lawsuits over the country's opioid epidemic.

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Sex offender convicted of raping girl gets life in prison

 

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A registered sex offender convicted of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old Ohio girl who had been waiting for a school bus has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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