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At EEOC, harassment cases last for years

WASHINGTON — The federal agency handling workplace harassment complaints has become a crowded waystation in an overwhelmed bureaucracy, with wait times often stretching years. And as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission takes on renewed significance in light of the growing #MeToo movement, lawyers worry the increased ca ... (full story)


Proposed bill would allow certain psychologists to prescribe drugs in mental health, addiction treatment

Seventy-two Ohio counties, an area that includes nearly all of the state's correctional facilities and mental hospitals, report a shortage of psychiatrists, according to federal data.
These counties are identified as Mental Health Professional Shortage areas, a designation Republican Reps. Bill Seitz of Cincinnati and Theresa Gav ... (full story)


GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party's House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump's first term.
Facing the prospect of a blue wave this fall, the White House's political arm is devoting un ... (full story)


Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, Moody Blues make it into Rock Hall

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, Moody Blues make it into Rock Hall

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bon Jovi reunited onstage with former members for a powerful performance celebrating its admission into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the late icon Nina Simone was welcomed to the prestigious music club with show-stopping performances from Lauryn Hill and Andra Day.
Bon Jovi's portion of the four-ho ... (full story)


Ohio continues to add to number of certified police agencies

COLUMBUS (AP) — The state could have communicated better with Ohio police departments early on about a new certification process created in the wake of controversies over police shootings of unarmed black people, the official overseeing the certification process said.
Too many agencies believed the state was blaming departm ... (full story)