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UPDATED, WITH VIDEO: Barn fire reported in Amanda Township

An unknown number of sheep were killed in a barn fire this morning near Mount Blanchard. According to the homeowner, Rob Craine, the sheep were his children’s 4-H project. Delaware Township firefighters were called to the blaze at 18055 Hancock County 162, near Mount...

On Deck: Wednesday tournament basketball

There’s another big night of OHSAA sectional boys basketball games set for tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Andrew Williams will be at Fostoria tonight as New Riegel battles Arcadia and Tiffin Calvert takes...

Ohio To Get Medicaid Cases From Federal Website

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials are preparing to get more than 106,000 applications for Medicaid-eligible residents who sought health coverage through the new federal website. Technical glitches had initially plagued HealthCare.gov when it was launched in October. The...

Trial For Ex-Ohio School Worker Charged With Theft

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A trial is scheduled to begin for an ex-school worker charged with stealing equipment in a case that arose out of an investigation into an eastern Ohio rape. The charges facing Hannah Rhinaman are not related to the assault on the West Virginia girl in...

Watkins Glen Hosting 10th Green Grand Prix

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Green Grand Prix is returning to Watkins Glen International. The 10th annual showcase of motoring technology returns to the famed road course in the Finger Lakes on April 11. The goal of promoter Bob Gillespie is to preach energy independence, reduce...

Ohio Justices To Hear Local Drilling Rules Dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys are ready to argue before Ohio’s high court whether state laws regulating oil and gas drilling can trump local restrictions on the practice. The case being heard Wednesday before the Ohio Supreme Court was brought by the Akron suburb of...

St. Joseph’s Wins 5th Straight, Beats Dayton 79-53

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronald Roberts Jr. scored 22 points and Chris Wilson added a career-high 20 as Saint Joseph’s defeated Dayton 79-53 on Tuesday night, winning its fifth straight and ending a six-game streak of Dayton’s. The Hawks (20-7, 10-3 Atlantic 10) have...

DeRozan Scores 33 In Raptors’ 99-93 Win Over Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 16 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors won for the sixth time in seven games with a 99-93 victory over the injury-riddled Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Terrence Ross hit a 3-pointer with 3:02 remaining to...

Cleveland State Rejects Youngstown St. 70-69 In OT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Anton Grady scored 14 points and blocked Kendrick Perry’s jumper at the buzzer to save Cleveland State’s 70-69 overtime victory over Youngstown State on Tuesday. Perry was fouled with 5.3 left and made both free throws. Cleveland State turned the ball...

DeRozan Scores 33 In Raptors’ 99-93 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 16 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors won for the sixth time in seven games with a 99-93 victory over the injury-riddled Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Terrence Ross hit a 3-pointer with 3:02 remaining to...