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Toledo Legal News - News Rockets name Joe Abraham head softball coach

 

Joe Abraham has been named the head softball coach at the University of Toledo, UT vice president and athletic director Mike O'Brien recently announced. Abraham is the 11th coach in program history and comes to Toledo after serving seven years as the head softball coach at Hillsdale College.

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Attorney General DeWine warns of grandparent scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine this month is warning families to beware of the “grandparent scam,” which has been reported by dozens of Ohioans in recent weeks.

Date Published: September 21, 2018

Former Rocket Allison Schultz qualifies for U.S. Mid-Am

Former Rocket Allison Schultz has qualified for the 2018 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship on Sept. 22-27 in St. Louis, Mo. Schultz will be participating in the event for the second straight year.

Date Published: September 21, 2018

Pharmacist sentenced for health care fraud scheme

Maria Mascio, 62, of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 24 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution for executing a decade-long health care fraud scheme.

Date Published: September 21, 2018

IBAHRI calls on Bermuda, the UK and Commonwealth countries to protect LGBTI rights

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) today published three detailed letters sent on 21 June 2018 to the Premier of Bermuda, the then Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Secretary-General (SG) of the Commonwealth of Nations condemning the efforts of the legislature of Bermuda to reverse the Supreme Court of Bermuda’s 2017 decision regarding same-sex marriage. The letters also express concern at the general lack of support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, collectively referred to as the LGBTI community, in the country.

Date Published: September 20, 2018

Rockets fall in shootout with Hurricanes, 49-24

Junior quarterback Mitchell Guadagni's arm and legs kept Toledo in the game in its matchup with No. 21 Miami (Fla.) but ultimately the Rockets could not keep up the pace, falling to the Hurricanes, 49-24, before a sell-out crowd of 28,117 at the Glass Bowl on Saturday.

Date Published: September 20, 2018

College codes of conduct

A school’s code of conduct is a set of rules that governs student behavior on campus. This includes the regulation of academic behavior (e.g. plagiarism, cheating, academic dishonesty), as well as non-academic behavior (e.g. alcohol or drug violations, hazing, harassment, sexual assault).

Date Published: September 19, 2018

Medicare open enrollment begins October 15

As the 2019 Medicare open enrollment period approaches, Jillian Froment, Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) is encouraging those on Medicare to review their drug and health insurance coverage options and select a plan that fits their needs and budget. The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), a division of ODI, will host Medicare Check-Up Day events throughout the state to help consumers compare and select the best plan that meets their unique needs. Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019 runs from October 15 through December 7.

Date Published: September 19, 2018

Justice Department takes first-of-its-kind legal action to reduce opioid overprescribing

The Justice Department filed a complaint to bar two Ohio doctors from prescribing medications after an investigation revealed they recklessly and unnecessarily distributed painkillers and other drugs. Temporary restraining orders—a first-of-its-kind against doctors allegedly prescribing opioids illegally under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA)—were served this week that forbid Michael P. Tricaso, D.O., of Akron, and Gregory J. Gerber, M.D., of Sandusky, from writing prescriptions.

Date Published: September 18, 2018