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While visiting jails and prisons across the country, author Alisa Roth witnessed mentally ill inmates in solitary confinement, wearing restrictive jumpsuits and receiving very limited therapy.
The Justice Department had requested changes to a settlement that bars the detention of children for more than 20 days. But a judge dismissed the move as a “cynical attempt” to shift responsibility.
The Compton rapper enlists the R&B stalwart’s sultry vocals to give fans another candidate for song of the summer.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Republican-controlled Senate has toughened a proposed bill cracking down on the short-term lending industry and returned the measure to the House. During a rare July session Tuesday, senators approved the bill, 21-9. Nine Republicans opposed restrictions tacked onto the legislation over the payday lending industry’s objections. The Senate bill bars… Read More
Ohio Board of Education members will wait until the fall to consider a resolution that proposes some drastic changes to the state report cards for schools and school districts, but a delay on the resolution doesn’t mean the end of discussions about potential modifications. The resolution before board members Tuesday recommended scrapping the A to… Read More
Cancer death rates remain high for some groups of people, including African-Americans, despite general gains made in recent decades. The American Cancer Society has ideas about reducing the gaps.
“It’s going to take different leadership at the top,” said Don Fox, a former acting director of the Office of Government Ethics. “And that means a different occupant in the White House.”
Amid a heat wave with temperatures nearing 90 degrees, officials were also struggling to restore electricity, especially in the hardest hit Hiroshima and Okayama prefectures.
Tank and the Bangas brought their infectious energy to the Gladden House on third day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. Hailing from New Orleans, LA, the band combines a variety of musical genres into one singular sound that is as unique as their stage presence. Tank and the Bangas waded methodically into their set with… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – The Republican nominee looking to unseat two-term U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants term limits – such as only two terms for senators. U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci announced Tuesday he supports a maximum of three terms for U.S. representatives and two for senators. Brown, a Democrat, is pursuing his third six-year run in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine has stepped aside from a hot-button case over how Ohio calculated funding for a now-defunct online charter school. DeWine filed his recusal in the case of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, five months after it was argued. The son of Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Department of Insurance has issued a $1.5 million civil penalty against pharmacy benefit manager CaremarkPCS for violations related to reimbursements to pharmacists. The state agency also placed the provider’s license on probation for one year. An order from the insurance department cites 454 violations related to reimbursement claim denials… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A lawsuit is seeking to stop the University of Kentucky and state Department of Revenue from garnishing people’s wages for unpaid medical bills. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that a group of people has asked Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate to grant class action status to the lawsuit. Lexington attorney Doug… Read More
The federal judge is conservative and just 53. He is a former Bush White House staffer with deep political ties and the most experience as a judge on Trump’s shortlist. But he is also controversial.