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Beshear: Facebook breach impacted 1.3 million Kentuckians

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Democratic Attorney General says more than 1.3 million Kentuckians were impacted by a privacy breach at Facebook. Andy Beshear said he sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking how many Kentucky residents had their personal information shared with a third party without their …

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Police: Ohio man jumps to death from Florida hotel balcony

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a 25-year-old Ohio man jumped to his death from a fifth floor balcony of a Florida hotel. Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety spokesman Michael Fowler said witnesses told investigators it appeared Delroy Chance “leaped” off the building Sunday night. Police …

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Ohio submits Medicaid work requirement for federal approval

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say most Ohioans covered under Medicaid expansion will remain insured without changes under new work requirements submitted to the federal government for approval. A Medicaid waiver submitted Monday details Ohio’s plan for imposing a work and community engagement requirement lawmakers passed last summer. It …

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Release of auditor’s review of Ohio e-school delayed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s office says release of an audit of the state’s then-largest online charter school has been delayed. Spokesman Ben Marrison said the office won’t release the review of the now-shuttered Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow on Tuesday as it had announced last week. Marrison …

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Officials find flaw with medical marijuana grower scoring

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state auditor’s office has found another problem with how regulators selected grower applicants for Ohio’s medical marijuana program. Cleveland.com reports Ohio Clean Leaf LLC was marked “no” on security portions of two applications, but it received either full credit or three points instead of one. …

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Body that washed ashore along Lake Erie is ID’d as Ohio man

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a body that washed ashore along Lake Erie has been identified as a northeastern Ohio man who had been missing for weeks. The Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) County coroner’s office says it hasn’t yet determined the cause and manner of death for 58-year-old Steven Dreyer, of …

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Wind farm to help power GM factories in Ohio, Indiana

HAVILAND, Ohio (AP) – General Motors says a new wind farm being built in Ohio will generate power for its factories in Ohio and Indiana. The automaker said Monday that it will buy 200 megawatts of energy from the wind farm in northwestern Ohio’s Paulding County and a second one …

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Survivor of 10-year Ohio captivity looks ahead in new book

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – One of three women who escaped a Cleveland house after being held for a decade has written a new book about recovering from her ordeal. Michelle Knight was kidnapped in 2002 by Ariel Castro and kept in captivity for nearly 11 years. …

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Belle Tire agrees to $343,000 deal with government over pay

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) – The government says a Michigan-based tire dealer has agreed to pay $343,000 in back wages to 1,200 employees. Belle Tire was accused of failing to include bonuses and commissions in pay rates when calculating overtime. The agreement announced Monday by the U.S. Labor Department affects …

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Crews finish sealing damaged Great Lakes electric cables

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) – Officials say crews have finished capping and sealing two electric cables that were severed by a suspected boat anchor strike in the waterway that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. A team of investigators led by the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday the cables owned …

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