Ohio voters reject drug-price measure, back victims' rights

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters rejected a proposal Tuesday that sought to curb prescription drug prices paid by the state for prisoners, injured workers and poor people while supporting a crime victims' rights amendment with no organized opposition.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH and DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Ohio has 35,000 pounds of prescription drugs safely disposed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say Ohioans turned in more than 35,000 pounds (15,876 kilograms) of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs last month during the most recent National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Lawyer: Rape confession by Scouts ex-leader should be tossed

CLEVELAND (AP) — The attorney for a former suburban Cleveland Boy Scouts troop leader suspected of raping a teenage boy says a judge should throw out his confession because the defendant wasn't properly advised of his rights.

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