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Jones throws 2 TDs, wins challenge at Ohio State spring game

Jones throws 2 TDs, wins challenge at Ohio State spring game

COLUMBUS (AP) — Already a statewide celebrity after guiding Ohio State to three postseason wins and the national championship last season, Cardale Jones made the most of his very first collegiate start at home.
The senior-to-be completed 19 of 42 passes for 304 yards and two touchdowns to Corey Smith to lead the Gray to a 1 ... (full story)


Hockey great Gordie Howe makes gritty fight back from stroke

Hockey great Gordie Howe makes gritty fight back from stroke

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Ravaged by a stroke that left him unable to walk and barely able to speak, Gordie Howe decided it was time to quit.
His sons didn't want to hear it. Not from Mr. Hockey, whose 25-year career in the NHL was defined by his indomitable style and blend of grit and finesse.
"He was saying, 'Take me ... (full story)


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Lawmaker says limited access to death certificates could reduce identity theft

Ohio is one of 10 “open-access” states where unrestricted public access to death certificates exists.
“Without any restrictions, Ohio is at a greater risk of being a target for identity theft,” said Sen. Jim Hughes.
Hughes, R-Columbus, understands this personally. His father’s identity was stolen ... (full story)


Court rules teacher who damaged husband's ex-wife's car with hammer shouldn't have been suspended

The Ohio State Board of Education cannot suspend a teacher’s license based on disorderly conduct without showing that the conduct hindered her ability to teach, according to a recent ruling from the 3rd District Court of Appeals.
The three-judge appellate panel affirmed a Shelby County Court of Common Pleas ruling finding t ... (full story)


Woman strip-searched at Detroit airport settles lawsuit

Woman strip-searched at Detroit airport settles lawsuit

DETROIT (AP) — A woman of Arab and Jewish descent who was strip-searched at a Detroit-area airport has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed on her behalf, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.
The federal government will give Shoshana Hebshi $40,000 as compensation for being humiliated on the 10th anniversary ... (full story)


US intervenes in whistleblower cases against nursing homes

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The Justice Department said last Tuesday that it is stepping into a long-running lawsuit against one of the nation's largest nursing-home chains, accusing it of systematic Medicare overbilling and sometimes putting frail, dying patients through arduous rehab schedules just to increase revenue.
The departm ... (full story)


Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets.
Experts blame the epidemic on a strain called H3N2 that is seen in Asia and leaves pets feeling lousy ... (full story)