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Fired Ohio teacher apologizes for racial slur on Facebook

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Akron high school music teacher who was fired after posting a racial slur on Facebook two years ago says the incident ruined his life and caused his daughter to be bullied in school.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 November 2015

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Street on Ohio State campus named for John Glenn and wife

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is renaming one of its major campus streets in honor of John Glenn and his wife, Annie.

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Feds: Man who escaped Ohio prison in '78 caught in Minnesota

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A convicted murderer who escaped an Ohio prison in 1978 by cutting through cell bars and a fence has been captured in Minnesota's capital, the U.S. Marshals Service said Friday.

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Emergency heating assistance now available for Ohioans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans needing emergency heating-assistance as winter approaches can turn to a state program that will run through the end of March.

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Jury recommends life sentence in Ohio woman's slaying

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Jurors have recommended life in prison with no chance of parole for a Kentucky man convicted of killing 87-year-old Ohio woman and leaving her body in the trunk of her car.

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Ohio approves $11M to go toward recreation improvements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved more than $11 million in funding to improve outdoor recreation throughout the state.

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Judge: Ohio U. doesn't have to pay student's dental bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled that Ohio University isn't responsible for the $2,870 dental bill for a student who slipped on an icy sidewalk on campus and broke two of her teeth.

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UAW-GM deal likely to pass as Ohio, Michigan workers say yes

DETROIT (AP) — United Auto Workers union members at General Motors appear poised to approve a new four-year contract with the company.

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