Ohio State University Fires Marching Band Director Accused Of Ignoring ‘sexualized’ Culture

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fires marching band director accused of ignoring ‘sexualized’ culture.

Judge OKs Settlement Ends Ohio Workers Comp Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation will pay out $420 million to state employers that were overcharged for insurance premiums under a settlement approved Thursday by a judge. Cuyahoga County Judge Richard McMonagle said the settlement he approved...

Mack Brown To Serve As ABC Studio Analyst

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Former Texas coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC. Brown stepped down in December after 16 years with the Longhorns, winning the national title after the 2005 season. Brown will appear on “College Football...

Bengals CB Leon Hall Cleared To Practice

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cornerback Leon Hall was cleared to join the Bengals’ first practice of training camp on Thursday, an encouraging sign for one of the NFL’s top defenses. Hall tore his right Achilles tendon midway through last season, the second time he’s...

Arizona Execution Rekindles Death Penalty Debate

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The nation’s third execution in six months to go awry rekindled the debate over the death penalty and handed potentially new evidence to those building a case against lethal injection as cruel and unusual punishment. Joseph Rudolph Wood took nearly...

Insurers Owe More Than $1.2M In Refunds In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say around 35,000 Ohioans will benefit from more than $1.2 million in refunds from insurance companies because of a provision in President Barack Obama’s health care law. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the...
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How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

Arizona Republic justice reporter Michael Kiefer describes what he saw as a witness to the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took more than an hour and a half at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths...
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Arizona execution rekindles death penalty debate

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona...
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Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot’s plane found

AAA Jul. 24, 2014 2:38 PM ETCoast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot’s plane foundAP In a photo provided by Citizens Foundation, Haris Suleman, center right, in blue shirt, and his father, Babar Suleman, center left, stand with the plane in early July 2014 in Pakistan that they...

Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

MIAMI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war. A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that federal courts...