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The ACLU of Ohio is urging the Washington Courthouse to stop its practice of charging people who need to be revived with an anti-overdose antidote.

International Joint Commission Focuses on Great Lakes Progress in Buffalo Meeting

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GREAT LAKES TODAY / ANGELICA A. MORRISON

U.S. and Canadian commissioners representing the Great Lakes met in Buffalo, N.Y., today to hear from the public on the region’s progress. Local environmental groups presented their progress as well.

U.S. International Joint Commissioner Lana Pollack opened with a message:

“What we’re here today to do is to hear from some experts, hear from the public, and thereby advise the governments in both countries as well as local jurisdictions on how lakes can best be protected."

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JO INGLES / OPR

There’s a bill in the legislature that’s meant to provide a way for women who earn less than their male counterparts to report those situations.

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

The White House is reportedly quietly restarting talks on health care reform, after the bill President Trump and Republicans back was pulled just hours before a vote on Friday. Gov. John Kasich said he was working on that issue too this week

Kasich said he was in Washington Monday talking to lawmakers about bipartisan action on health care reform.

KEVIN T. QUINN / THE KNIGHT FOUNDATION

The city of Akron is replacing its paper-based personnel files with a software package to monitor the behavior of its safety forces. City council this week approved spending $43,000 for the program to track the use of force, tardiness, public complaints and other matters. 

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