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Akron Law honored for PD/prosecutor career prep

Akron Law honored for PD/prosecutor career prep<BR>

As a young girl growing up in Akron, Nora Bryan said she watched “The Practice” with her mother and romanticized what it would be like to be a lawyer.
But as she grew older, she began putting the pieces in place to make her childhood dream a reality. After graduating from Loyola University Chicago, she moved back to A ... (full story)


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Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

CINCINNATI (AP) — Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier.
Some flashes of images of being inside an ambulance. Waking up in a hospital bed. No recognition, though, of the solidly built, 6-foot-4 blue-uniformed police officer now leaning ... (full story)


Ohio State researchers: Marriage may stunt weight loss after surgery

Being married could work against patients who are trying to lose and keep off weight after weight-loss surgery, according to researchers at The Ohio State University.
Ideally spouses could play a large role in helping patients lose weight and keep it off after their surgery, but the OSU researchers found that isn’t the case ... (full story)


Man convicted of nightclub murder has appeal denied

In the 8th District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently ruled that a Cleveland man was not entitled to a new trial simply because he presented new evidence that contradicted trial testimony.
The defendant, Anthony Conner, appealed from the judgment of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, which denied his moti ... (full story)


Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effort to curb exploitation.
Beginning this month, all 400 employees at Port Columbus International Airport will view a 30-minute video on spotting signs of trafficking. Workers inc ... (full story)