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7th District reverses ruling on residential service in negligence suit

A Mahoning County trial court erred by granting summary judgment in favor of an appellee in a negligence claim because there is a genuine issue of material fact as to whether notice was properly served, according to the 7th District Court of Appeals.
Plaintiff-appellant, Dawn Roscoe argued summary judgment should not have been g ... (full story)


Sports losses in 2019: Newcombe, Robinson, Starr, Havlicek

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They ran the next legs, taking the baton from Jackie Robinson as black players claimed their place in the game.
One was on the mound for those Brooklyn Dodgers teams of the 1950s, and woe to the hitter who found Don Newcombe glaring down at him. The other was in the batter's box and compelling in his own right. Frank Robinson h ... (full story)

The warm up Part 1

Have you ever been in such a hurry to get through that track repeat session, those cycling hill intervals, or that gnarly squatting and deadlifting routine that you totally blew off the warm-up? We’ve all been there before, but just because the warm-up’s so easy to nix doesn’t mean it’s…well, chopped l ... (full story)


State wildlife officials seek input on small game, fowl

The Ohio Wildlife Council last week received proposals for upcoming hunting seasons for small game and migratory birds here in the Buckeye State.
The council seeks comment from Ohioans through the first week of March, officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife said.
Included among the propos ... (full story)

Company and employees battle over drug-testing method

A housewares factory in Massillon argues it was entitled to have a lawsuit from current and former employees dismissed because the company’s drug-screening procedure isn’t an invasion of privacy. The employees counter that the method goes too far because monitors directly observed them during the collection of urine samp ... (full story)

Court rejects use of system to assess candidates for bail

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COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a recommendation that tools used to measure offenders' suitability for being released after an arrest be made available to all judges as they make bail decisions.
Requiring the availability of so-called "risk assessment tools" was the top recommendation of a tas ... (full story)

Disabled couples navigate red tape on way to altar

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LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — As the wedding photographer snapped away, Sherri and Bill Adams leaned over their wheelchairs for a kiss. One felt good, so they enjoyed another. And another.
"That's enough!" someone teased.
Sherri beamed. How long had she waited for this? Five years had passed since she and Bill beca ... (full story)