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Toledo Legal News - News Man with history of violence sentenced to 27 months imprisonment for possession of a firearm by a person with a domestic violence conviction

 

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman announced recently that Matthew Paul Slatzer, age 36, of Canton, Ohio, was sentenced by Judge Donald C. Nugent to 27 months imprisonment, the maximum possible sentence allowable within the federal sentencing guidelines. Slatzer previously pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a person with domestic violence conviction.

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Hearings begin on legislation to equalize school funding

A bipartisan bill to replace the state’s long-time broken, school-funding system "a near-identical plan to legislation from the last session of the Ohio Legislature" recently landed its first hearing before members of the Ohio House of Representatives.

Date Published: February 26, 2021

Japanese CEO and employees charged in scheme to defraud U.S. Navy and dump wastewater in ocean

Three Japanese nationals, including the president and chief executive officer of Yokohama, Japan-based Kanto Kosan Co. Ltd. (Kanto Kosan) were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday in connection with an alleged long-running scheme to defraud the U.S. Navy and pollute Japanese waters by dumping contaminated water removed from U.S. Navy ships into the ocean.

Date Published: February 26, 2021

10 tips for choosing a primary care doctor

(BPT) A primary care physician is more than just a doctor. Over time, he or she learns the nuances of your medical history, your reaction to medications, your health goals, your lifestyle, your treatment preferences and whether a caregiver is supporting you in managing your health.

Date Published: February 25, 2021

ABA joins lawsuit to help persecuted immigrant children

The American Bar Association recently joined a lawsuit challenging federal government actions that effectively prevent many unaccompanied children who have suffered persecution and abuse in their home countries from securing all the legal protections available to them in the United States.

Date Published: February 25, 2021

Maintaining a sense of normalcy while routines stay disrupted

(StatePoint) With the roll-out of the vaccine taking place slowly, it may be awhile longer before life returns completely to normal. However, if you have been working remotely, it may be a good idea to reincorporate some of the elements of your regular routine into your schedule now.

Date Published: February 25, 2021

5 reasons ADHD goes unrecognized in girls

(BPT) Difficulties with sitting still, paying attention or controlling impulsive behavior are some of the initial signs or symptoms of ADHD in children. These signs are often stereotyped as typical of behavior of young boys. It's reported that boys are three times more likely to be diagnosed than girls.

Date Published: February 24, 2021

Ohio Wildlife Council receives deer and turkey hunting season proposals

Proposed hunting seasons that begin in the fall of 2021 for white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and small game were presented to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Feb. 10, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Hunting season dates and limits are proposed by Division of Wildlife biologists.

Date Published: February 24, 2021

New IBA report released for decision-makers in response to ‘statue toppling’ following the killing of George Floyd

The International Bar Association (IBA), in collaboration with the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) in The Hague and Salzburg Global Seminar, has published the first international study of its kind into disputes over statues, monuments, buildings and street names. Contested Histories in Public Spaces: Principles, Processes, Best Practices presents ten in-depth case studies that examine the complex political, social, cultural, and legal dimensions of these contestations. The report was launched with a webinar discussion earlier this month

Date Published: February 23, 2021

Winter Weather provides perfect conditions to view Ohio’s bald eagles

Winter weather conditions in Ohio provide exceptional opportunities to view bald eagles, our national bird, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Look for these majestic birds of prey roosting along rivers, sitting on frozen lakes, or even in open farm fields. Eagle nesting behavior is also apparent now, including carrying sticks to reinforce their famously large structures. An eagle’s large size and dark body is easy to identify against the snow and ice.

Date Published: February 23, 2021

Ohio’s 2020-2021 deer hunting season concludes

One of Ohio’s most successful white-tailed deer hunting seasons concluded Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 with 197,735 deer harvested, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. That total is the highest since 218,910 deer were taken during the 2012-2013 hunting season.

Date Published: February 22, 2021