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  • Bodies of 2 boaters recovered; 2 still missing

    Bodies of 2 boaters recovered; 2 still missing

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:05:29 GMT
    The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boat with at least three people on board.Officials say they received a report of a 21-foot bath boat that hadn't returned when it was expected.They say the boaters
    The search continues by air and water for two boaters who are still missing in Lake Erie.  The US Coast Guard found two women dead in the water this afternoon. The search for two men who were with them is ongoing.
  • Ohio prison vendor hit for damages

    Ohio prison vendor hit for damages

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:46:21 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state has hit a private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio prison inmates with $142,100 in damages for failing to meet contractual requirements. The Department
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state has hit a private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio prison inmates with $142,100 in damages for failing to meet contractual requirements. The Department
  • Mumps cases at central Ohio community college

    Mumps cases at central Ohio community college

    Columbus health officials say they've confirmed 2 cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues.
    Columbus health officials say they've confirmed two cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - JANUARY 15, 2013

SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND GUNS

(AP) - Two of the four employees who have agreed to carry guns at a rural Ohio school apparently have law enforcement backgrounds. Officials in the Montpelier school district caused a stir last week after announcing plans to arm a handful of its non-teaching employees with handguns. The Bryan Times reports that one of the employees who plans to carry a gun is a retired police officer, while another is currently a part-time officer.

OHIO - AFFORDABLE CARE

(AP) - A new study shows Ohio could be poised to reap a windfall under the federal Affordable Care Act. The report says expanding Medicare in Ohio could net the state $1.4 billion over the next decade. Most of that money would come to Ohio in the early years of the Medicaid expansion.

MURDER SUICIDE

(AP) - Authorities in northwest Ohio say the bodies of a Florida man and his 10-year-old daughter were found in a parked vehicle, and their deaths are being investigated as a murder-suicide amid a custody dispute. The Henry County sheriff's office found the bodies yesterday while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle on a rural road.

FIRST ENERGY STADIUM

(AP) - An electric utility has bought the naming rights to Cleveland Browns Stadium, which will be known as FirstEnergy Stadium. The deal was announced this afternoon by team owner Jimmy Haslam and Akron-based FirstEnergy. Former Browns owner Randy Lerner declined to sell naming rights to the stadium, which opened in 1999.

NY GUN CONTROL

(AP) - New York has become the first state to dramatically stiffen its gun laws after last month's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. With Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature today, parts of the measure that sped through the Legislature in two days take effect immediately. The law includes a tougher assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns away from mentally ill people who make threats. Mental health professionals will be required to report any patient who they believe to be a threat to use a gun illegally.

KENTUCKY SCHOOL SHOOTING

(AP) - Authorities say two people were shot and killed and a teen wounded in the parking lot of an eastern Kentucky community college. A police dispatcher told The Associated Press the shooting happened this afternoon at Hazard Community & Technical college in Hazard, Ky.

CALIFORNIA COLD

(AP) - The National Weather Service predicts another frost night in California but says the cold snap is about to end. But farmers who spent millions to protect crops were still assessing damage, some produce prices climbed, and businesses and residents dealt with burst pipes.

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