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Teen discovers his real identity when applying to college

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — An Ohio teenager applying to college discovered some startling things about himself because of a discrepancy involving his Social Security number: His real name. And that he was allegedly snatched from his mother in Alabama by his father when he was 5.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 November 2015

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Ohio's top public schools official to retire at year's end

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's public schools superintendent said Friday that he plans to retire at the end of the year.

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Lawmakers ask Canadian leader to reject nuke waste plan

DETROIT (AP) — Members of Congress from Michigan are urging Canada's newly elected prime minister not to allow burial of nuclear waste less than a mile from Lake Huron.

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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.

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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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