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State Seeks Federal Aid for Areas Impacted by Severe Storms

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Gov. Mike DeWine has officially requested a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and federal assistance for 10 Ohio counties impacted by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and landslides. State officials say 21 tornadoes touched down in Auglaize, Darke, Greene, Hocking, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Muskingum, Perry, and Pickaway counties during… Read More

Sponsor of Closed Online School ECOT to Repay State $879,000

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The sponsor of a huge online charter school that abruptly closed in Ohio has agreed to repay the state $879,000. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow closed in January 2018 after the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West suspended its sponsorship. Attorney General Dave Yost says the repayment represents the amount… Read More