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Advocates: People Held at W.Va. Mental Hospitals Unnecessarily

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Disability rights advocates in West Virginia say patients who are sent to state-run psychiatric hospitals after being found not guilty of a crime by reason of mental illness are being held for years after they are well. The Register-Herald reports the problem was discovered after Sharpe Hospital in Weston lost permission to accept… Read More

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Ohio Releases List of 183,000 Cancelled Voter Registrations

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief is urging voters to see if they’re among almost 183,000 registrations canceled as part of the state’s voter rolls maintenance. Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose said the process is incomplete, but he released the searchable list Friday so that affected voters still have time to register by the Oct…. Read More