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Federal judge keeps UAW lawsuit over plant closings in Ohio

May. 10, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the United Auto Workers against General Motors over the closing of three plants should be heard in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson in Youngstown, Ohio, on Thursday dismissed GM's...

Correction: Inmate Assaults-Charges story

Apr. 19, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — In a story April 18 about an attack on a prison guard, The Associated Press erroneously reported the sentence for Greg Reinke. He was sentenced to 32 additional years, not 32 additional months. A corrected version of the story is below: Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on...

Ohio inmate who stabbed 4 prisoners goes on hunger strike

Apr. 16, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An inmate who stabbed four fellow prisoners and a guard in separate, bloody attacks that led to internal prison security changes is on a hunger strike inside Ohio's toughest lock-up, alleging mistreatment. Inmate Greg Reinke said he's being harassed by guards, denied proper recreation...

Workers finish making replacement parts at idled GM plant

Apr. 16, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A union official says a small contingent of workers has finished making replacement parts for the Chevy Cruze at a General Motors plant in Ohio where production of the compact sedan ended in March. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports UAW Local 1112 President Dave Green says GM...

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan is latest Democrat seeking White House

Apr. 4, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, portraying himself as a candidate who can bridge Democrats' progressive and working class wings to win the White House. Ryan, 45, announced his primary bid on ABC's "The View." He plans a kickoff rally on Saturday...