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Findlay projects to get more money from state

The Ohio House approved a $2.4 billion state construction budget today that includes more money for the arts in Findlay than expected. The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts is now in line to receive $1 million in the budget, and the Kan Du Community Art Center project is...

Ohio High School Gunman Appeals Life Sentence

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for a teenager who pleaded guilty to killing three students in a high school cafeteria asked an appeals court Wednesday to toss out his sentence of life without parole because he was 17 at the time of the shooting. A prosecutor told the judges...

Ohio Governor OKs 4 Extra ‘snow Days’ For Schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed a bill giving Ohio schools four extra calamity days. Kasich was surrounded Wednesday by fifth-grade students from Stingel Elementary School in north-central Ohio. He received letters in support of the measure from...

Ohio School Shooting Gunman Appeals Life Sentence

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The gunman in a deadly Ohio school shooting two years ago is challenging a state law that forced him to be tried in adult court. The attorney for T.J. Lane argued at an appeals hearing Wednesday that Lane’s sentence of life without parole should be...

Suspect Dies After Being Shot By Ohio Deputies

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man died after being shot by sheriff’s deputies who went to serve a warrant in suburban Cleveland. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation said it happened Tuesday afternoon when deputies from the Cuyahoga...

Findlay man injured in Broad Avenue crash

A Findlay man was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a two-vehicle accident about 12:27 p.m. Wednesday on Broad Avenue at South River Road, according to a police report. Liam Evans, 18, of Findlay, was driving a 2006 Nissan Altima north on Broad Avenue, and Douglas Altman,...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Chicago at D.C. United, 4 p.m. Montreal at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Colorado, 6 p.m. Houston at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Portland at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m. Columbus at...

Court Wants Answers On Ohio Flooding Compensation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the state to respond to complaints by landowners near Ohio’s largest inland lake that compensation for flooding losses has been delayed again. At issue is how fast the Department of Natural Resources has responded to...

Inmates Kept In Cells After Ohio Jail Loses Power

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Inmates are being locked down in their cells after a county jail in northwestern Ohio lost power. Electricity went out at the Lucas County jail in downtown Toledo early Tuesday evening and remained out Wednesday morning. Power company officials say an...

$20 Million Expansion For Biery Cheese

PLOVER, Wis. (AP) — An Ohio-based cheese processor is investing nearly $20 million in a plant its purchased in central Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. says Biery Cheese Co. will upgrade a facility in the Portage County community of Plover. Biery Cheese...