CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal judge has stayed his own ruling that orders Ohio to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states. Judge Timothy Black made an exception for the four couples who filed the February lawsuit that led to the court case. All other married gay couples in the state will see no immediate tangible expansion of their rights until an appeals court decides to uphold or overturn Black's ruling.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Officials say children who aren't vaccinated against the mumps might have to miss weeks of school if an outbreak of the illness hits classrooms. Officials have confirmed 230 cases of the contagious viral illness in the area this year. The Columbus Dispatch reports that the health commissioners for Columbus and surrounding Franklin County have written letters to schools encouraging vaccinations.
PARMA, Ohio (AP) - An attorney says video footage could help show that a substitute teacher isn't guilty of a child endangering charge stemming from allegations that a developmentally disabled teenager was struck and bullied in gym class at a suburban Cleveland school. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports police say the teacher continued class elsewhere in the gym while the teen remained on the floor.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is warning drivers considering work with a ridesharing service such as Uber or Lyft to understand the insurance implications. Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Insurance Director Mary Taylor says most personal auto insurance policies don't cover commercial use of a vehicle.
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