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

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CLEVELAND (AP) - The father of one of four college students killed when their plane crashed in suburban Cleveland says the four were apparently just taking a late-night flight to see the city. Bryan Marcelli (mar-SELL'-ee) of Massillon in northeastern Ohio says his son Lucas Marcelli was a hard-working student, but not a risk taker. Marcelli says the four Case Western Reserve University students planned to go up Monday night, take a look around and come right back down.

CINCINNATI (AP) - An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by police at a southwestern Ohio Wal-Mart is calling for the U.S. Justice Department to open a civil rights investigation. The family of John Crawford III wants the federal government to investigate whether race played a factor in the shooting earlier this month in the Dayton suburb of Beavercreek.

CLEVELAND (AP) - The state Supreme Court says a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge is disqualified from hearing cases after a grand jury issued of a five-count felony indictment against him. Judge Lance Mason was arrested earlier this month after allegedly biting and punching his wife in the car as they drove with their young daughters in the backseat.

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Pope Francis has appointed the auxiliary bishop from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to lead the Catholic Diocese of Toledo. Bishop Daniel E. Thomas has been auxiliary bishop in Philadelphia since 2006. The 55-year-old was named a monsignor in 1995. He replaces Bishop Leonard Paul Blair, who was named bishop of the Hartford Archdiocese in Connecticut last fall.

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