North Korea

International Affairs
10:40 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Ohio Man Detained In North Korea Returning To Work

Jeffrey Fowle returned home in late October after nearly six weeks in North Korea.
Credit Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and detained in North Korea is headed back to the job he lost while abroad.

The city of Moraine in suburban Dayton agreed to give Jeffrey Fowle his street department job back beginning Monday, but said risky travel in the future would result in his firing.

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Around the Miami Valley
1:43 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

North Korean Ex-Detainee Likely To Get Job Back

MORAINE, Ohio (AP) The mayor of Moraine says an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub will likely get his job back.

The city of Moraine in suburban Dayton terminated Jeffrey Fowle earlier this year but worked closely with his lawyer to make sure his family was provided for.

Moraine Mayor Elaine Allison said Wednesday the job in the city's streets department is available for Fowle. Fowle's attorney Tim Tepe says Fowle would like to return to the city.

Books
1:00 pm
Mon January 3, 2011

Book Nook: The Man with the Baltic Stare, James Church

North Korea has been in the news quite a bit recently. It could be the most mysterious country in the world. James Church knows North Korea quite well. He has been there on numerous occasions.

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