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Lawsuit over workers’ compensation fees must move to Court of Claims

A class-action lawsuit filed in 2010 against the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) seeking the return of administration fees collected by a bank was improperly filed and must be pursued in the Ohio Court of Claims, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
The Supreme Court determined that the lawsuit filed by workers& ... (full story)


New law to boost hunting, fishing

Of the bills rushed to Gov. John Kasich for his signature before summer break, Ohio lawmakers approved a Senate measure that supports modernization efforts by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Signed into law was Senate Bill 257, a bipartisan bill that will better accommodate the needs of hunters and anglers in the Buckey ... (full story)


A look at Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's notable opinions

A look at Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's notable opinions

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, has sat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2006. Here are summaries of some of his notable opinions:
HELLER v. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
In a pivotal 2011 Second Amendment case, Kavanaugh wrote a dissenting opinion wh ... (full story)


Ethics review sought as ex-coaches at Ohio St. defend Jordan

Ethics review sought as ex-coaches at Ohio St. defend Jordan

COLUMBUS (AP) — A watchdog group and a former special counsel to President Barack Obama are seeking an ethics review of U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan even as former colleagues back his statements that he didn't know about sexual abuse of wrestlers while coaching at Ohio State University.
Some ex-wrestlers from the late 1980s and ear ... (full story)


Man explains why he helped desegregate war memorial plaques

Man explains why he helped desegregate war memorial plaques

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who swapped out a town's segregated memorial plaques to the two world wars says he was tired of the city receiving negative attention for the memorial.
Trey Ward spoke Saturday to a group of Democrats in Greenwood about installing new plaques that listed the names in alphabetical ... (full story)