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Franklin’s Luke Kennard Is AP Ohio Mr. Basketball

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When you ask Luke Kennard where he’s going to play college basketball, he lists five of the biggest names in the sport and then quickly adds, “Not in any particular order.” Those schools already know he’s the best player in Ohio. Now...

Ohio Dems Propose Public Record Changes In Budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers are seeking to put their own touch on Republican Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) midterm budget. House Democrats on Wednesday proposed requiring the Legislature to broadcast its committee hearings. Currently, recording...

Buckeyes Face Flyers In Ohio NCAA Showdown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dayton coach Archie Miller has known Ohio State’s Thad Matta long enough to not be fooled by his mentor’s friendly, outgoing demeanor. Miller spent two seasons working as Matta’s assistant at Columbus, and knows how competitive his old boss...

Former Broncos DE Robert Ayers Visits Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Former Broncos defensive end Robert Ayers met on Wednesday with the Cincinnati Bengals, who are looking to add to their line. Ayers was one of Denver’s first-round picks in 2009, the 18th overall, and started his career as an outside linebacker. He was...

Two people hurt in Wyandot County accident

UPPER SANDUSKY — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at a Wyandot County intersection this afternoon. According to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office, Cheryl Pfeiffer, 55, of Wharton, was driving south on Wyandot County 91 at about 1 p.m. when she stopped at...

McCaffery Returns To Dayton After Son’s Surgery

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says his son’s surgery to remove a thyroid tumor went as planned and he was flying back from Iowa City to Dayton to coach the Hawkeyes in the NCAA tournament on Wednesday night. McCaffery says his son Patrick, who turns 14 on...

Two people were injured in a crash that occurred at the intersection of Wyandot County 91 and Wyandot County 47 just after 1 p.m. Wednesday. Mark Reigle, 63, of Sycamore, and Alec Reigle, 3, of Nevada, were hit when Cheryl Pfeiffer, 55, of Wharton, failed to yield to their...

Senators Want Faster Action On Stopping Asian Carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A group of U.S. senators wants the federal government to move faster on preventing Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes through waterways in the Chicago area. Eleven senators from states in the region sent a letter Tuesday to the assistant...

UPDATE: Stolen vehicle found in retention pond

The driver of a stolen vehicle that crashed into an Allen Township pond remains missing. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office dive team was alerted at 11:10 a.m. today to a sunken Dodge Neon near the intersection of Hancock County 220 and Allen Township 108, said Deputy Tamara...

Ex-Ohio Governor Takes Position At Advocacy Fund

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s former governor was tapped Wednesday to promote liberal causes in his home state and across the country as head of an influential Washington think tank’s advocacy arm. Democrat Ted Strickland begins his job as president of the Center for...