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Otter Creek Wilderness

A hidden gem’s usually something that’s deemed especially outstanding, yet something whose existence might be completely concealed. So when talk turns to hidden gems, we usually perk up our ears in interest.
Well, perk up those ears because I’ve got a hidden gem - Otter Creek Wilderness. And I’d be willin ... (full story)


Go for 2: In today's NBA, a powerful pair beats 3 of a kind

Go for 2: In today's NBA, a powerful pair beats 3 of a kind

In today's high-stakes NBA, a powerful pair beats three of a kind.
Teams who longed to build a Big Three are now striving for a dynamic duo, hoping two premier players are good enough to win a championship when the belief used to be that it required a trio.
And with some of the combinations assembled this summer, it sure seems ... (full story)


Column: Freedom of speech has its consequences for NBA

Column: Freedom of speech has its consequences for NBA

If the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two.
No need to complicate things when two team owners had already genuflected to the irate citizens of China. Or when James Harden took it upon himself to apologize to an entire nation.
The simple path for the NBA was to do what th ... (full story)


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Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in opioid case

Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in opioid case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Tuesday acknowledged making a nearly $107 million miscalculation in determining how much drug maker Johnson & Johnson must pay the state to help address the state's opioid crisis.
Following a hearing in Cleveland County, District Judge Thad Balkman acknowledged making the error ... (full story)


Williams County hosts Supreme Court for session with high school students

The Ohio Supreme Court’s justices will travel to Williams County next week to hold oral arguments before nearly 600 high school students.
The Supreme Court’s off-site session will be held on Oct. 23 at Montpelier High School. Joining Montpelier’s students at the special event will be teens from Bryan, Edgerton, ... (full story)


Bill would set standard for police interrogation-recording

A bipartisan bill that would require police and other law enforcement officials to record electronically the interviews of suspects linked to some of the most serious criminal offenses is intended to set a higher standard of transparency and accountability in adjudicating these crimes.
Filed as House Bill 277, the measure will no ... (full story)


Regulators lack authority to impose cost-recovery cap on utilities’ energy efficiency plan

State law does not give the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) authority to preemptively cap the costs FirstEnergy can recover in its plan for energy efficiency and energy demand reduction programs, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
A Supreme Court majority found that modifying the utility’s proposed plan by im ... (full story)


Decades after her daughter's death, a mother gets answers

Decades after her daughter's death, a mother gets answers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The faded photo of Rosie Hill shows a smiling teenager with her hands on her hips and a pink hat on her head, standing on the front porch of her mother's house.
More than 35 years after the image was taken, her mother sits on the couch of that same house in Memphis, Tennessee, holding the picture of he ... (full story)