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

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A Youngstown judge yesterday sentenced a woman to 32 years in federal prison for her role in enslaving a mentally disabled woman. A jury convicted Jessica Hunt and her boyfriend of forced labor in the case. Boyfriend Jordie Callahan earlier this week was sentenced to 30 years.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Several members of Ohio's delegation in Congress have asked federal energy officials to move to forestall as many as 675 possible layoffs of workers decontaminating a uranium plant in Piketon. The layoffs are expected to begin in October for the Cold War-era plant. Lawmakers say they're working to fix a projected funding shortfall for the project.

CLEVELAND (AP) - A judge has found a mother not guilty by reason of insanity on charges she abandoned her two young children in May at a Cleveland homeless shelter. WOIO-TV reports Alisha Houston will be monitored by a mental health agency. Her children remain in foster care.

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) - A former booster club treasurer for a high school band in Licking County has been indicted on charges he stole roughly $67,000 from the club. Investigators allege that Ernest Bowers of Pataskala used the money for personal trips, entertainment and relatives' education expenses.

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