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CLEVELAND (AP) - Joan Rivers is refusing to apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity of three women kidnapped in Cleveland. Rivers and her daughter discussed their reality show Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show and she complained about her living arrangements, saying, "Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space."

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors have told the Ohio Parole Board that a condemned inmate scheduled to die next week should be spared, given the evidence. However, prosecutors say they still believe Arthur Tyler is the person who killed a Cleveland produce vendor in 1983. They say he should spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio woman accused of using ice cream to lure a mentally disabled woman and her child to captivity in a forced-labor case has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. A federal judge sentenced 22-year-old Ashland resident Dezerah Silsby yesterday to three years and nine months behind bars.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is among six candidates being interviewed for the president's job at Youngstown State University, where he used to coach. Tressel also is one of three finalists for the top job at the University of Akron, where he has been an administrator for two years.

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