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Board Cites 25 Nurses Over High Doses for Patients Who Died

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio officials are pursuing potential disciplinary action against 25 nurses accused of failing to question an intensive-care doctor’s orders for excessive doses of painkillers given to dozens of hospital patients who then died. Attorney General Dave Yost says those nurses in the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System should have questioned orders… Read More

Lawmakers Call For LGBTQ Protections In Ohio’s Anti-Discrimination Policy

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A group of Ohio legislators are trying to add sexual orientation and gender identity or expression into the state’s anti-discrimination law. The bill known as the “Ohio Fairness Act” would make those additions a protected class in employment, housing and other public accommodations. Right now, a person in Ohio could be fired from their job,… Read More

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US Prosecutor Concludes W.Va. Supreme Court Corruption Probe

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A federal prosecutor has concluded a corruption investigation into the West Virginia Supreme Court. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart said in a news release Thursday he is “hopeful that the period of uncertainty and taint” of the state Supreme Court has ended. Former Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry was sentenced last month… Read More