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Critics, Supporters Debate Safe Havens Laws For Abandonmemnt of Newborns

12, 2009

The Delaware County sheriff’s office continues to look for witnesses in the abandonment of a newborn found earlier this week in a cluster of bushes . If found, the parent could face prosecution. Meanwhile Ohio’s Safe Havens law provides for the relinquishing of newborns without criminal consequences. But advocates and critics differ on the law’s effectiveness.

Ohio Unemployment Reaches 16-Year High

15, 2008

New unemployment figures for July show Ohio’s jobless rate is the highest in 16 years.