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Ohio woman, allegedly enslaved, spent time in jail
A mentally disabled mother authorities said was enslaved for two years along with her daughter spent time in jail this year after pleading guilty to beating the girl, but her attorney told a judge that her captors forced her to do it.
Report finds too many teachers, too little quality
The nation’s teacher-training programs do not adequately prepare would-be educators for the classroom, even as they produce almost triple the number of graduates needed, according to a survey of more than 1,000 programs released Tuesday.
Aug. trial set for Cleveland man in kidnapping of women
A man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them in his home and raping them over a decade was given a late summer trial date Wednesday.
Country-pop singer Slim Whitman dies at 90
Slim Whitman, a country pop singer whose forlorn wail influenced a generation of vocalists in the early 1950s, has died at age 90.
FBI ends Michigan search for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains
Beneath a swimming pool, under a horse farm and now a weed-grown field north of Detroit. For at least the third time in a decade, FBI agents grabbed shovels and combed through dirt and mud in the search for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains or clues to the disappearance of the former Teamsters boss.
Oversight board concerned about NSA surveillance
In an interview this week with television talk show host Charlie Rose, Obama said he planned to meet with the oversight board and “set up and structure a national conversation” about the NSA’s surveillance programs and also “about the general problem of these big data sets because this is not going to be restricted to government entities.”
Actor James Gandolfini dies in Italy at age 51
James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate mob boss in HBO’s “The Sopranos” helped create one of TV’s greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51.
Called 'Next Stephen Hawking,' teen is perfect on math exam
There's a wall on the third floor of Lewiston-Porter High School dedicated to celebrating perfect scores on state mathematics exams. A new name joined the growing list Tuesday, which brought a smile to the face of everyone involved.
Hoffa mystery still fascinates after 4 decades
The latest possible resting place of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is an overgrown farm field where the normal calm of chirping crickets is being drowned out by a beeping backhoe, the chop of an overhead news helicopter and the bustle of reporters and onlookers.
Three more plead guilty in probe of Pilot Flying J
Three more employees of the truck stop chain owned by the Cleveland Browns’ owner and Tennessee’s governor pleaded guilty Tuesday in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates.
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