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Some Time Warner customers see 6.5 percent increase

Some Time Warner Cable customers are seeing increases averaging 6.5 percent in this month’s cable bill, a spokesman said today. The increase applies to new customers or customers not in a “promotional package,” according to spokesman Mike Hogan. “The majority of...

Ball State Women Upset No. 25 Bowling Green 73-55

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shelbie Justice scored 21 points as fifth-seeded Ball State upset top-seed and No. 25-ranked Bowling Green 73-55 in the Mid-American Conference tournament on Friday. Ball State (18-15) has won seven straight after winning four games in five days to reach the...

Hart’s 11 Blocks Lift Africentric Over Smithville

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — First-team Associated Press All-Ohioan Alexa Hart had eight points and 11 blocked shots to lead Columbus Africentric past Smithville 44-22 on Friday in a Division III state girls semifinal. Ayrielle Stith scored 11 points for the Nubians (26-2). Africentric,...

Court: Indicted Ohio Judge’s Ruling Unconscionable

CINCINNATI (AP) — An appeals court has called a decision by an Ohio judge to take away two children from their mother “unconscionable.” The court’s ruling came in a case overseen by Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter, who isn’t currently...

On Deck: Three UF teams competing in NCAA championships today

University of Findlay athletes are competing in three NCAA Division II national championship events today and we’ll have the latest on the Oilers on their quest to earn All-American honors today here at The Courier. Two of the teams are competing in Ohio today as the UF wrestlers...

Cincinnati Bengals Add Year To Coach Lewis’ Deal

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals say they have extended coach Marvin Lewis’ contract by one year, through the 2015 season. This will be the 12th season in Cincinnati for Lewis, already the longest-tenured Bengals head coach and leader in career victories with 90....

Drug Sweep Nets 26 Arrests In Southeast Ohio

POMEROY, Ohio (AP) — State and local authorities say they’ve arrested 26 people following an investigation into drug trafficking in southeast Ohio. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office said Friday that agents with the Major Crimes Task Force arrested the...

Blue Jackets Activate Tyutin, Reassign Goloubef

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Fedor Tyutin off injured reserve and have reassigned defenseman Cody Goloubef to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass. Tyutin has missed the last nine games with an ankle injury which...

About 54,000 Ohioans Enroll In Expanded Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 54,000 Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program. Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) administration moved forward last fall with extending Medicaid eligibility to cover thousands more people under...

Bengals Extend Coach Lewis’ Contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis had signed a one-year contract extension, keeping him on the job through the 2015 season. Lewis has led the Bengals to three straight playoff berths, a first for the franchise that began play in 1968. But the Bengals are 0-5...