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Supreme Court of Ohio to hear three oral arguments today, including one on death-row jurisdiction

Kathleen Maloney, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases today, four tomorrow and three on Thursday. Among the cases to be heard today, one raised questions about where the State’s jurisdiction to hear death penalty cases begins and ends.Read More of "Supreme Court of Ohio to hear three oral arguments today, including one on death-row jurisdiction "

Date Published: April 4, 2017

Ohio State student law group earns prestigious honor

ANNIE YAMSON, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Federalist Society Student Chapter has been awarded the 2016-17 James Madison Award for Student Chapter of the Year at the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies national student symposium.Read More of "Ohio State student law group earns prestigious honor "

Date Published: April 4, 2017

Battelle to consider pot's role in staving off opioid crisis

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Non-profit applied sciences research giant Battelle announced recently it plans to take on the opioid addiction crisis plaguing Ohio and much of the country with research into marijuana use - both medical and recreational - and the crippling effects of heroin use.Read More of "Battelle to consider pot's role in staving off opioid crisis "

Date Published: April 4, 2017

Ohio Arts Council creating new opportunities for elders to thrive through arts

Stephanie M. Loucka, Department of Aging Director

Ohio Department of Aging

Funding available for projects that promote artistic expression throughout the lifespanRead More of "Ohio Arts Council creating new opportunities for elders to thrive through arts "

Date Published: April 4, 2017

Court of Claims: Two men exonerated for murder granted $1.45 million each for wrongful imprisonment

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Supreme Court of Ohio

Robert Gondor, et al. v State of Ohio, Case No. 2015-00921Read More of "Court of Claims: Two men exonerated for murder granted $1.45 million each for wrongful imprisonment "

Date Published: April 3, 2017

Life sentence upheld for child porn user

ANNIE YAMSON, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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A federal appeals court recently affirmed the life sentence of a Virginia man convicted of traveling interstate with the intention of engaging in sexual conduct with a minor.Read More of "Life sentence upheld for child porn user "

Date Published: April 3, 2017

Safe bike passing distance law starts

ELISSA COLLOPY, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Motorists are now required to give bicyclists at least three feet of passing clearance through a new law- House Bill 154, signed by Gov. Kasich in December and effective last month.Read More of "Safe bike passing distance law starts "

Date Published: April 3, 2017

Updated concealed carry laws manual available

Ohio Attorney General's Office

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that an update of his office's Concealed Carry Laws Manual has been released reflecting recent changes enacted by Senate Bill 199. The updated manual is currently available online, and printed copies of the guide will be available from county sheriffs.Read More of "Updated concealed carry laws manual available "

Date Published: April 3, 2017

OSU study focuses on brain activity associated with 3D sight

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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An Ohio State University study has found how the human brain employs different parts to gauge a viewed object's depth relative to its two dimensional location - a first step in understanding how human beings perceive a three dimensional world.Read More of "OSU study focuses on brain activity associated with 3D sight "

Date Published: April 3, 2017

Fraud, illegal spending uncovered at correctional facility in southern Ohio

Ohio Auditor of State

Fraud and misuse of public funds plagued a southern Ohio correctional facility, where state auditors and investigators found employees forged receipts, stole property and illegally spent thousands of tax dollars across the country on liquor, hotels and a strip club.Read More of "Fraud, illegal spending uncovered at correctional facility in southern Ohio "

Date Published: April 3, 2017

Attorney General DeWine announces pilot program for families harmed by parental opioid abuse

Ohio Attorney General's Office

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently the creation of a new pilot program that will serve families harmed by parental opioid abuse in more than a dozen southern Ohio counties.Read More of "Attorney General DeWine announces pilot program for families harmed by parental opioid abuse "

Date Published: March 31, 2017

PUCO and Ohio EPA targeting leaks

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water per year in the United States alone. That’s equal to the annual household water use of more than 11 million homes.Read More of "PUCO and Ohio EPA targeting leaks "

Date Published: March 31, 2017

Proposed bill would allow Ohio townships to expand their snow, ice removal policies

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Possibly the only remaining trace of winter in the Buckeye State this week was discussion of a bill posed by a Port Clinton lawmaker interested in allowing the state's statutorily bound townships to advance snow and ice removal policies within their jurisdictional boundaries.Read More of "Proposed bill would allow Ohio townships to expand their snow, ice removal policies "

Date Published: March 31, 2017

Riddles help employees escape mundane morale building exercises

ELISSA COLLOPY, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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To escape ordinary, sometimes bland team building exercises, many companies are looking for ideas to create a more exciting way to raise morale in the office.Read More of "Riddles help employees escape mundane morale building exercises "

Date Published: March 31, 2017

Supreme Court of Ohio: Justices will hear strip club case as high court hits the road

ANNIE YAMSON, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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The Ohio Supreme Court will take its show on the road next month as it hears oral arguments in three cases in Morgan County on April 6.Read More of "Supreme Court of Ohio: Justices will hear strip club case as high court hits the road "

Date Published: March 30, 2017

Attorney reprimanded for forging client's signature

ANNIE YAMSON, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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The Ohio Supreme Court has issued a public reprimand for a Westerville attorney who lied to a tribunal.Read More of "Attorney reprimanded for forging client's signature "

Date Published: March 30, 2017

Ohio man sentenced to more than six years in prison for $420,000 fraud involving concert tickets

US Attorney for the Northern Distict of Ohio

A Bay Village man was sentenced to more than six years in prison for fraudulently buying concert and event tickets worth hundreds of thousands of dollars with stolen credit cards and then reselling them, law enforcement officials said.Read More of "Ohio man sentenced to more than six years in prison for $420,000 fraud involving concert tickets "

Date Published: March 30, 2017

Team building? Of course there's an app for that

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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It seems counterintuitive that the smartphone, often blamed for causing its operator to direct his gaze downward, ignoring the environs around him and anyone inhabiting them, could be used as a team building tool.Read More of "Team building? Of course there's an app for that "

Date Published: March 30, 2017

Springtime is the time to be prepared for what Mother Nature can bring

Ohio Department of Aging

Ohio weather can be unpredictable, but it doesn’t have to be surprisingRead More of "Springtime is the time to be prepared for what Mother Nature can bring "

Date Published: March 30, 2017

Plan would make it illegal to demand money to remove mugshots from websites

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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A measure that would make it a criminal offense for mugshot tabloid publications and websites to demand payment to remove, correct, modify or refrain from publishing details of an individual's criminal record cleared the Ohio House of Representatives recently.Read More of "Plan would make it illegal to demand money to remove mugshots from websites "

Date Published: March 29, 2017

Proposed legislation designed to make it easier to cast in-person absentee votes

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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Prompted by a working relationship with the Ohio Association of Elections Officials, a Marysville lawmaker has sponsored legislation to update a variety of voter laws she believes are in the best interest of all Ohio voters.Read More of "Proposed legislation designed to make it easier to cast in-person absentee votes "

Date Published: March 29, 2017

Auditor Yost to hold cyber fraud prevention training throughout Ohio

Ohio Auditor of State

With cyberattacks on governments increasing, Auditor Dave Yost has announced a series of training seminars to help local government leaders in Ohio combat cyberattacks. Already, more than 560 local officials have registered for the free training.Read More of "Auditor Yost to hold cyber fraud prevention training throughout Ohio "

Date Published: March 29, 2017

Ohio State grad programs rank high in mag's annual list

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

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U.S. News & World Report's latest edition of America's Best Graduate Schools gives high marks to several Ohio State University graduate and professional programs, including a No. 1 ranking to the technical-vocational education program.Read More of "Ohio State grad programs rank high in mag's annual list "

Date Published: March 29, 2017

Attorney General DeWine warns more tax scams reported as filing deadline nears

Ohio Attorney General's Office

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently warned that more consumers are reporting tax-related scams with about four weeks remaining until the April 18 filing deadline.Read More of "Attorney General DeWine warns more tax scams reported as filing deadline nears "

Date Published: March 29, 2017

Real estate contracts: Be careful when using email and voicemail

Ohio State Bar Association

Q: I thought a real estate contract couldn’t be enforced unless it was in writing, but a friend just told me I could make a contract through email or voicemail. Is that true?Read More of "Real estate contracts: Be careful when using email and voicemail "

Date Published: March 29, 2017

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