COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio telemarketing company whose Republican owner was convicted in a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Democrats. An explosive memo uncovered by The Associated Press details The Justice Association LLC's plans for sweeping legal and political attacks against U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and former U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach, the Democratic nominee for attorney general.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The University of Toledo is extending the contract for its president through at least 2023 and raising her pay. The amended contract for school President Sharon Gaber was approved Monday by the school's board of trustees. It raises her salary by $51,000, to $510,000 and provides a $90,000 bonus.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Authorities are trying to determine what sparked a barn fire that left about 5,000 pigs dead. The fire started Tuesday afternoon at the Straathoff Swine Farm in Ohio. Thirteen fire agencies worked to get the upper hand on the blaze, which destroyed two barns.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - A former high school physical education teacher in Ohio has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for having sex with three students. The Canton Repository reports 36-year-old Tiffany Eichler apologized to the students, the Canton school district and her family before sentencing Tuesday. Eichler pleaded guilty last month to three counts of sexual battery. Her sentence includes 300 hours of community service and a $1,000 fine. She's required to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life.
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