Animals Contaminated By Ohio Oil Spill Are Moved

CINCINNATI (AP) — Dozens of small animals contaminated after oil leaked into an Ohio nature preserve have been cleaned, with some taken to a Dayton science museum for extra care. The Great Parks of Hamilton County reports about 60 salamanders, frogs and crayfish have been...

NASA cuts ties with Russia except on space station

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA is suspending its work with Russia except for the International Space Station. The move comes a week after the space agency said U.S.-Russian space relations were fine despite Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine. NASA...

Ohio House Passes Bill Allowing Firearms Silencers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hunters could use silencers on their guns while hunting certain game under a proposal that passed the Ohio House. Representatives voted 74-13 to pass the bill Wednesday. The Senate still must consider the measure. A House committee approved the bill last...
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Appeals court: Texas executions back on schedule

File – In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, a corrections officer keeps watch outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction halting the executions of Tommy Lynn...

2 Ohio Cities Competing To Get 2016 GOP Convention

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cleveland and Cincinnati are still in contention as possible sites for the 2016 Republican National Convention after the list was narrowed. Columbus, the third Ohio city that made a bid, was knocked off Wednesday along with Phoenix as officials cut the list to...

Van Buren man hurt in accident

One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on North Main Street. According to the Findlay Police Department, Larry L. Hollar, 43, of Van Buren, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance with minor injuries. Police reported Hollar, who was...

Ohio To Require Reporting Of Drug-addicted Babies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hospital maternity units and newborn care nurseries would have to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs under a bill headed to Ohio’s governor. The Senate unanimously passed the measure Wednesday. Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is...

Ohio Inmate Freed In 1988 Murder Sues Prosecutors

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man freed after spending 20 years in prison for a murder that his attorneys say he didn’t commit has sued those responsible for his conviction, accusing them of taking advantage of his mental illness and railroading him into confessing. The civil...

Las Vegas Among Leaders In Push For GOP Convention

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phoenix and Columbus, Ohio have been eliminated as possible sites for the 2016 Republican National Convention. Las Vegas remains an early leader. Other finalists include Denver, Dallas, Kansas City, Mo., and two other cities in Ohio — Cleveland and Cincinnati....
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High court loosens reins on big campaign donors

FILE – This Oct. 8, 2013 file photo shows Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., takes part in a demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Washington as the court heard arguments on campaign finance. The Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the...