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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

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CLEVELAND (AP) - The attorney for a woman serving time in connection with beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish is asking a federal judge to release her. Court documents show that Linda Schrock has been imprisoned since March 2013 on a two-year sentence. Her attorney's motion today says she should be released following Wednesday's ruling by an appeals court panel that overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - A southwest Ohio sheriff says a 15-year-old student has been charged with making terroristic threats after allegedly saying he planned to bring a rifle and handgun to school. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says the Talawanda (TOWL'-uh-wahn-duh) High School student reportedly said he was coming to school today with the weapons concealed under a trench coat. Police say a school resource officer received the information yesterday.

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A jury has acquitted a northeast Ohio pain doctor of all but one of the 27 sexual misconduct counts filed against him in a case that centered on accusations he improperly touched 11 female patients. Sixty-year-old Dr. James Bressi of Hudson was found guilty of one count of sexual imposition today in an Akron courtroom.

NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) - A utility says it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant that was the site of a recent oil spill into the Ohio River. Charlotte, North Carolina-based Duke Energy says it will retire the last two coal-fired units September 1st at the New Richmond, Ohio, plant.

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