COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Public health officials say 16 mumps cases have been confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University. Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez says officials expect to see more cases because those who contract the virus can be contagious for weeks. Doctors are concerned the contagious infection might spread to other areas as many students are traveling away from campus during this week's spring break.
FREMONT, Ohio (AP) - A man is being held without bond in an early Sunday shooting at a northern Ohio bar that left three men dead, including an off-duty officer. Igmidio Mista was arrested this morning at a Fremont home. The shooting early Sunday at the Last Call Bar in Fremont also killed a relative of the officer and a bartender.
FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) - A hearing has begun for a southwest Ohio teacher who was suspended after allegedly telling a black student that the nation doesn't need another black president. Teacher Gil Voigt (VOYT) told The Cincinnati Enquirer as he walked into the closed hearing he had requested that Fairfield school officials are trying to end his career. He has said previously he was misquoted.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Bus ridership in Ohio's four largest cities all saw increases last year, with Cincinnati leading the way. The increases mirror national statistics released today by the American Public Transportation Association that show people are using public transportation more than any time since the 1950s.
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