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9:59 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Ohio Bills Aim to Help Ex-Offenders Find Work

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Ohio lawmakers have approved measures aimed at making it easier for ex-offenders who can prove their rehabilitation to find work after prison.

The bills approved by the House and Senate Thursday would reduce current restrictions on felons for working as cosmetologists, optical dispensers, salvage-yard dealers, construction-trade workers, hearing-aid dealers and fitters and security guards.

The two chambers must reconcile certain differences in the bills before sending their proposal to Gov. John Kasich.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Conrad's Corner: May 24, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Marsha Bush's poem, "The Client."

Environment
5:25 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Grand Lake St. Marys lake tested for toxins from algae

The state is awaiting water quality test results to determine whether it needs to post additional advisories about potential hazards at Ohio's largest inland lake, which has been plagued by toxic algae in recent years.

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Statewide News
5:22 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Ohio troopers train truckers to see signs of crime

The State Highway Patrol is kicking off a new program to train truck drivers to watch for signs of potential crimes and safety threats while they're traveling Ohio roadways.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:22 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Boston Bruins beat out Dayton Dragons as Team of the Year

Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal announced Wednesday that the Boston Bruins have been selected as Professional Sports Team of the Year.  The Dayton Dragons were one of five finalists for the award and the first minor league team ever selected as a finalist.

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