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Format: 2014-10-31
Format: 2014-10-31
Format: 2014-10-31
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Man who ran an after-hours bar in his southwest Ohio home loses appeal 10/31/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A Butler County man lost his appeal this week when the 12th District Court of Appeals ruled that there was ample evidence establishing that he was illegally operating an after-hours bar in his home....
Attempted murder conviction upheld 10/31/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In Ohio’s Sixth District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently affirmed the judgment of the Erie County Court of Common Pleas which convicted Demetreus Keahey of felonious assault...
Beekeepers hope license plate boosts exposure 10/31/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Backed by a wave of proponent testimony, the Ohio House has unanimously passed a measure designed to support the state’s beekeepers. House Bill 474 would create the Ohio State Beekeepers...
Bank robber nabbed by alert citizen loses his appeal 10/31/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter The judgment of the Lake County Court of Common Pleas was affirmed this week when the 11th District Court of Appeals declined to address a bank robber’s single assignment of error on appeal....
Mandatory suicide prevention programs recommended for Ohio universities 10/31/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has joined a pair of state lawmakers in calling for the enactment of a piece of proposed legislation that would require each public institution of higher education...
Small business divided over minimum wage votes 10/31/2014 JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP NEW YORK (AP) — Workers in five states could get a raise after Election Day. Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees...
Historic California drought takes bite out of state's rice harvest 10/31/2014 TERENCE CHEA AP WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers. The $5 billion industry...
Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line 10/31/2014 MAE ANDERSON AP NEW YORK — Plan on paying in stores with your shiny new iPhone 6? Not so fast. Retailer resistance to Apple Pay had been expected because Apple hasn’t offered incentives to install pricey...
One game likely to decide Big Ten East; West is a mess 10/31/2014 ERIC OLSON AP Two things are apparent in the Big Ten as November approaches. The Ohio State-Michigan State game in two weeks will decide the winner of the East Division unless both inexplicably hit the skids. The...
Death sentence upheld for man who brutally murdered robbery victim 10/30/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals released an opinion this week affirming a death sentence for a man found guilty of brutally murdering his neighbor. A state court jury found James Frazier...
Criminal record will remain open for pharmacist who illegally sold drugs 10/30/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In Ohio’s 11th District Court of Appeals, a divided appellate panel ruled this week that the Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas properly denied a motion by a pharmacist, who used to...
Proposal would allow transit agencies to provide more services 10/30/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter The Ohio Association of County Boards Serving People with Developmental Disabilities has offered its support of a bill that would expand revenue sources for county transit authorities. “Our 88...
Judges affirm man's leadership role in heroin distribution ring 10/30/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A three-judge federal appellate panel has affirmed a 135-month prison term for a man found guilty of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute more than one kilogram of heroin. The Sixth...
Grandfather wins sentencing appeal following heroin conviction 10/30/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A panel of three judges in the Second District Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas committed plain error when it failed to abide by a plea agreement that...
How well did the Fed's stimulus work? 10/30/2014 MATTHEW CRAFT AP NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that the Federal Reserve chairman should be...
Incoming national teachers union president opposes 'toxic' tests 10/30/2014 KIMBERLY HEFLING AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The new president of the nation’s largest teachers union is a guitar-playing, Spanish-speaking author who takes over as once-sacred tenure protections are challenged and...
Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success 10/30/2014 BRANDON BAILEY AP LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple’s new mobile payment system had more than 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more...
Buckeyes say they benefited from close call at Penn State 10/30/2014 RUSTY MILLER AP COLUMBUS — When a team faces an uphill climb yet still ends up winning, it gains something from the experience. At least that’s what Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is banking on. Meyer...
Split circuit court rejects jail absentee ballot suit 10/29/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter Last week, a divided United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that The AMOS Project lacked standing to bring suit against Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted and Attorney General...
Man who tried to rob area restaurants loses appeal for a shorter sentence 10/29/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A man who committed a string of area robberies with his two younger brothers recently lost his appeal when the 10th District Court of Appeals ruled that his prison term was reasonable. In a recently...
Proposed changes to firing fiscal officers progresses 10/29/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Like her counterpart in the Ohio Senate, Rep. Christina Hagan, R-Alliance, has continued to push for the passage of a bill that would create an alternative process to remove local fiscal officers...
Maine bear bait vote sparks interest around US 10/29/2014 PATRICK WHITTLE AP WILTON, Maine — In Maine, a hunter can shoot a bear while it’s nose-deep in a barrel of doughnuts, after it’s been chased up a tree with dogs or when it’s snared in a cable...
The SUV goes from All-American to global star 10/29/2014 DEE-ANN DURBIN AP DETROIT — Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world’s favorite way to get around. It’s a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that...
Fed will likely signal no rate hike anytime soon 10/29/2014 MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn’t fully healthy. Yet when the Federal...
Medical pot dilemma: Where to get the first seeds? 10/29/2014 CARLA K. JOHNSON AP CHICAGO — As more states legalize medical marijuana, there’s one stage in the process nobody wants to talk about: the part where people still have to break the law. After growers obtain...
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