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Joint resolution upholding terrorism divestiture percolates, despite Iran nukes deal

A resolution calling for a proposed constitutional amendment to prohibit investment of state funds into companies with strategic operations in countries designated as state sponsors of terrorism is coursing through hearings in the Ohio House of Representatives. Read More of "Joint resolution upholding terrorism divestiture percolates, despite Iran nukes deal"

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Sex-offender registration termination not available for pre-2008 offenses

The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled that a statutory procedure allowing sex offenders to terminate reporting requirements available to Adam Walsh Act (AWA) offenders who committed certain sexual offenses after the state’s 2008 implementation of the AWA is not available to Megan’s Law sex offenders who committed crimes prior to the 2008 implementation date. Read More of "Sex-offender registration termination not available for pre-2008 offenses"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Tre’Shaun Fletcher transferring to Rockets from Colorado

Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk recently announced that 6-7, 205-pound guard/forward Tre'Shaun Fletcher (Wilmar, AR) is transferring to the University of Toledo from the University of Colorado. Fletcher will need to sit out the 2016-17 season before playing his final season as a collegian in a Rocket uniform. Read More of "Tre’Shaun Fletcher transferring to Rockets from Colorado"

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High-speed internet access benefits national economy

(StatePoint) Having higher speed internet access can do more than simply improve your family’s enjoyment of entertainment and games. Today, experts say that better broadband connectivity is helping people gain access to additional medical care through telemedicine, enabling children to access multimedia educational resources, improving small businesses’ ability to interact with customers and suppliers, and even helping improve the broader economy nationwide. Read More of "High-speed internet access benefits national economy"

Medicaid specialist admits to unauthorized practice of law

A Toledo woman, who is not a licensed attorney, admitted she was wrongfully practicing law in Ohio when advising clients on how to reduce resources in order to qualify for Medicaid’s long-term care coverage. The Ohio Supreme Court recently ordered her to stop advising individuals and marketing herself as an advisor and to return nearly $7,300 to a former client. Read More of "Medicaid specialist admits to unauthorized practice of law"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Ohio to introduce first of its kind reporting rules for public drinking water systems

Ohio is leading the nation in protecting public health and drinking water with new rules to ensure that public water systems in the state detect and treat any harmful occurrences of cyanobacteria and harmful algal blooms (HABs) in surface water sources. Read More of "Ohio to introduce first of its kind reporting rules for public drinking water systems"

Rockets post 3.0 GPA for fifth time in last six semesters

The University of Toledo men's basketball program has registered a 3.0 grade-point average for the fifth time in the last six semesters. The Rockets notched a 3.086 GPA in the recently completed spring semester, and their roster heading into the 2016-17 campaign possesses a 3.25 cumulative GPA. Read More of "Rockets post 3.0 GPA for fifth time in last six semesters"

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Abuse and molestation exclusion precludes insurance coverage for church’s child abuse incident

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently that an abuse and molestation exclusion in a commercial insurance policy bars coverage for damages awarded against an employer found liable for an employee’s physical abuse of a child in the care, custody, or control of the employer. Read More of "Abuse and molestation exclusion precludes insurance coverage for church’s child abuse incident"

Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio

Bill to protect new residents' constitutional rights tweaked

Lawmakers, during a recent hearing of a bill to prohibit courts and administrative agencies from applying foreign law to the detriment of an individual’s constitutional rights, approved an amendment for the creation of a flyer instructing newly legal resident aliens of their rights. Read More of "Bill to protect new residents' constitutional rights tweaked"

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

OACTA announces 2016 Law Student Diversity Scholarship recipients

The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) recently announced the recipients of its 2016 Law Student Diversity Scholarships. These scholarships were open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students enrolled at Ohio law schools. Incoming second and third-year female law students enrolled at Ohio law schools are also eligible regardless of race or ethnicity. Other criteria for the scholarship included: Read More of "OACTA announces 2016 Law Student Diversity Scholarship recipients"

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