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In this 2009 file photo, Phyllis Cottle reflects on her encounter with Samuel Herring that left her in a burning car to die some years ago. She was notified in a letter by the State of Ohio Office of Victim Services that Herring's parole hearing was changed to August 2009 from 2014. Cottle died Friday she was 73. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Phyllis Cottle, a survivor of a rape-abduction-blinding 20 years ago, talks to students about blindness at the Hillcrest elementary school in Bath in March 2004. Cottle died Friday she was 73. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
WASHINGTON: Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who tried to position himself as the adult in the room of presidential contenders, dropped out Wednesday, becoming the final casualty in Donald Trump’s takeover of the Republican Party.