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Blue Jackets Activate Marian Gaborik Off IR List

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Marian Gaborik off injured reserve after he missed the past 22 games, along with the Sochi Olympics, because of a broken collarbone. The Blue Jackets play Thursday night at New Jersey in their first game after...

Finalists Announced In Ohio APME Newspaper Contest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — DIVISION IV, Newspapers with daily circulation of 25,000 to 74,999 Best Headline Writer: Jeff Verbus, The (Canton) Repository; Richard Logan, The (Youngstown) Vindicator; Matt Arnold, The (Youngstown) Vindicator. Best Business Writer: Shane Hoover, The...

Browns Release LB D’Qwell Jackson

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have released veteran linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, cutting ties with one of their most popular players. Jackson made 96 starts in eight seasons with the Browns, who drafted him in 2006. Jackson was due a $4.1 million roster bonus next month, and...

Ohio House To Weigh New Provisional Ballot Rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is set to weigh changes to when provisional ballots are counted in the swing state and what it takes to cast one. Provisional ballots include those cast when voters don’t bring proper ID to the polls or cast them in the wrong precinct. A...

Man Gets Prison In 30-year-old Ohio Robbery

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who stabbed and robbed a woman at an Ohio gas station before eluding capture for three decades has been sentenced to prison for the crimes. Sixty-one-year-old Odis Hughes was sentenced to three to 15 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty last...

W.Va. Cold Case Suspect Pleads To Conspiracy

WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A suspect in a cold case involving the disappearance of two Lewis County women has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge. Media outlets report that 58-year-old David Hughes of Archbold, Ohio, entered his plea to conspiracy to commit armed robbery on Tuesday....

Agencies At Odds Over Sediment In Lake Erie

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two government agencies are locked in a disagreement over whether dredged sediment from the Cuyahoga (KY-uh-HOH’-guh) River and Cleveland Harbor are clean enough to be dumped miles out in Lake Erie. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army...

Violence At Ohio Juvenile Jail Vexing Officials

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials in Cleveland are trying to figure how to deal with escalating violence at the county’s new juvenile detention facility. Having the sheriff’s office take over operations was among the suggestions floated Tuesday by the Cuyahoga...

Space Shuttle Display Opens At Ohio Museum

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A much-awaited space shuttle display is opening at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton. The $1.7 million walk-through space shuttle mock-up was built especially for the museum after it was unable to secure one of NASA’s three existing...

Cleveland Teachers Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

CLEVELAND (AP) — Several hundred teachers turned out to protest $21 million in proposed cuts in the Cleveland city school system. The district plans to make the cuts next year because of declining enrollment and promises not to lay off teachers. The educators packed an elementary...