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Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf

Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it will side with a Muslim woman who didn't get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code to her job interview.
Liberal and conservative justices aggressively questioned the compa ... (full story)


Ohio bill would expand access to drug overdose antidote

COLUMBUS (AP) — Doctors could authorize individuals to hand out a drug overdose antidote to addicts, their friends and family members without requiring a prescription under an Ohio bill aimed at expanding the drug's availability.
The bill approved by the House Health and Aging Committee on Wednesday also would allow pharmac ... (full story)


Area robber to spend 22 years behind bars after court affirms sentence

A man sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a series of local robberies and burglaries recently lost his argument before the 10th District Court of Appeals.
The three-judge appellate panel rejected Anthony Price’s appeal and ruled that the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas properly sentenced him to consecutive ... (full story)


Another effort made to ban powdered alcohol

In the last legislative session, the Wholesale Beer and Wine Association of Ohio backed a measure that generally sought to ban the sale or offering for sale for human consumption of powdered or crystalline alcohol.
“We believe that prohibiting the sale of powdered alcohol in Ohio is the right thing to do,” WBWAO repre ... (full story)


Ohio highway projects get boost from bonds, logo sales

Ohio highway projects get boost from bonds, logo sales

COLUMBUS (AP) — Partnering with private businesses, offering sponsorships along highways and selling $1 billion in Ohio Turnpike bonds are among ways Gov. John Kasich's administration has worked to boost transportation revenue amid lagging federal outlays.
Government data reviewed by The Associated Press show Ohio's spendin ... (full story)