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John Legend on abortion law boycotts: 'Money talks'

John Legend on abortion law boycotts: 'Money talks'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend says Hollywood should consider boycotting Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama and other states that pass restrictive abortion laws.
Legend admits he's not sure if a boycott would be successful, but says "it's a conversation that needs to be had.
"Particularly when these studios are hiring ... (full story)


For nonviolent offenders City attorney implements new no bond release policy

A part of an effort to make criminal justice fairer and more efficient, City Attorney Zach Klein last week put into practice a new policy that would implement release of all non-violent misdemeanor offenders upon arraignment.
The city attorney announced the effort as a new prosecution policy intended to promote public safety, pri ... (full story)


Ohio nurse's legacy lives on 50 years after death in Vietnam

Ohio nurse's legacy lives on 50 years after death in Vietnam

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A 7-foot-tall monument stands in a courtyard outside of the Aultman School of Nursing.
It's topped by a life-size bronze statue of a young woman dressed in an Army uniform. Its base is inscribed with the names of 110 Stark County servicemen, and one woman, who died during the Vietnam War.
Sharon Lane, ... (full story)


Little hope left for missing Ohio couple in year-old case

Little hope left for missing Ohio couple in year-old case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Family members and law enforcement officials agree there is little hope that a mild-mannered couple last seen a year ago in eastern Ohio is alive today and that it's likely they were killed by someone.
But what they still find confounding is why anyone would have killed 56-year-old Joni Davis and her longti ... (full story)


Michigan task force to evaluate Upper Peninsula energy needs

Michigan task force to evaluate Upper Peninsula energy needs

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer established a panel Friday to assess energy needs in Michigan's Upper Peninsula amid a dispute with the company whose pipeline plays a key role in supplying the region with propane.
Among the task force's jobs will be finding ways to get propane for the far-flung peninsula t ... (full story)