New $46M Student Center At Ohio’s Miami University

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — It’s a big first weekend for the new $46 million student center at Miami University of Ohio. The 203,000-square-foot Armstrong Student Center opened Monday. It has banquet rooms and a technology-free meditation center and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner...

Dayton Beats Short-handed George Washington 75-65

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Devin Oliver scored 17 points as Dayton ended George Washington’s five game winning streak, 75-65 on Saturday. Short-handed George Washington played without leading scorer Maurice Creek (14.4) due to an illness and Joe McDonald (8.1 points, 4.1 assists)...

Felder Pushes Miami (Ohio) Past E Michigan 65-61

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Will Felder, who had 17 points and 15 rebounds, hit a go-ahead jumper with 25 seconds left to lift Miami (Ohio) past Eastern Michigan 65-61 Saturday. The RedHawks (9-10, 5-3 Mid-American) shot 43.1 percent from the field. Will Sullivan finished with 19 points...

No. 1 UConn’s Defense Stifles Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati played stellar defense the first time the Bearcats played Connecticut and held the Huskies to their second lowest point total of the season. In Saturday’s rematch, Connecticut wouldn’t let that happen again. The Huskies (23-0, 10-0...

Ohio Service For 2nd Firefighter Killed In Blaze

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A private funeral service was held Saturday for the second of two firefighters killed in an apartment building fire allegedly set by the owner. Hundreds of people watched the procession after the service for Toledo firefighter Stephen Machcinski, 42. His...

Ohio Service For 2nd Firefighter Killed In Blaze

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A private funeral service was held Saturday for the second of two firefighters killed in an apartment building fire allegedly set by the owner. Hundreds of people watched the procession after the service for Toledo firefighter Stephen Machcinski, 42. His...

Unsolved Slayings Effort Focuses On Cincy Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s renewed effort to solve cold-case homicides is now focusing on the unsolved slaying of a 24-year-old Cincinnati man in 2007. The state attorney general’s office is looking for new clues into the slaying of John Harris, who was shot outside his...

Unsolved Slayings Effort Focuses On Cincy Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s renewed effort to solve cold-case homicides is now focusing on the unsolved slaying of a 24-year-old Cincinnati man in 2007. The state attorney general’s office is looking for new clues into the slaying of John Harris, who was shot outside his...

Ohio Congressman Gets Mindfulness Star Treatment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio congressman is getting star treatment over his practice of mindfulness. Democrat Tim Ryan of the Youngstown area calls mindfulness a meditative practice that focuses on the present moment instead of worrying about the past or future. Time...

Ohio Congressman Gets Mindfulness Star Treatment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio congressman is getting star treatment over his practice of mindfulness. Democrat Tim Ryan of the Youngstown area calls mindfulness a meditative practice that focuses on the present moment instead of worrying about the past or future. Time...