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Kent State project creates dialogue about liberty

Kent State project creates dialogue about liberty

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State's latest cross-discipline project will soon connect the university and city with art and history lovers in New York City and Florence, Italy.
Today, the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration in New York will celebrate the opening of its latest exhibit "Sisters in Liberty: From Florenc ... (full story)


Former Franklin County judge suspended for sexual and campaign misconduct

The Ohio Supreme Court indefinitely suspended former 10th District Court of Appeals Judge Timothy S. Horton from practicing law, rejecting his claims that he should receive a more lenient sanction for his misconduct.
In a recent unanimous decision, the Court found Horton of New Albany violated multiple rules governing the conduct ... (full story)


Motorists could face stiffer fines for school bus infractions

A plan in the Ohio Senate calls for enhanced penalties for motorists who flout state traffic laws specifically relating to school buses.
Legislators this week heard further testimony on Senate Bill 134, which proposes a doubling of the fine to $1,000 for illegally passing a stopped school bus from either direction.
Additionall ... (full story)


State employees to receive disability etiquette, awareness training

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and the Ohio Department of Administrative Services announced this week the launch of a training for all state employees: Disability Etiquette and Awareness.
The training is an effort unprecedented in state history that ultimately supports inclusion of people with disabilities in the wor ... (full story)


Ohio lawmakers consider state e-scooter regulation

A committee of lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representatives was scheduled eary last week to hear opposition of a plan proposed by a peer that the state adopt default regulations for the electric scooters trundling along public thoroughfares.
The bill, championed by Republican Rep. James Hoops of Napoleon, would retain local con ... (full story)