Center Alex Gavrilovic Leaving Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Backup center Alex Gavrilovic is leaving Dayton and will play at another school as a graduate student or return to France and play professionally. Gavrilovic will receive his undergraduate degree this summer. Gavrilovic could play for another Division I school...

Judge Strikes Down Part Of Ohio Gay Marriage Law

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge says he will strike down part of Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere. Judge Timothy Black made the statement Friday following final arguments in a...

CORRECTS: Federal Judge Says He Will Order Ohio To Recognize Out-of-state Gay Marriages

CINCINNATI (AP) — CORRECTS: Federal judge says he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said judge would strike down Ohio’s ban on gay marriage.)

Native Americans, Others Protest Indians’ Logo

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carrying hand-painted signs that read, “We Are Not Honored,” and “Our Children Are Not Mascots,” a small group of Native Americans demonstrated against the Indians’ use of their smiling, Chief Wahoo logo before the team’s home...

Organizers Begin New Gay-marriage Effort In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of a ballot effort to overturn Ohio’s 2004 ban on same-sex marriage say they are gathering signatures for a new petition that revises wording in their proposed constitutional amendment. Ian James of the FreedomOhio campaign says the thrust of...

Judge To End Ohio Ban On Recognizing Gay Marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge says he will strike down Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere. Judge Timothy Black made the statement Friday following final arguments in a lawsuit...

US Sen. Carl Levin Pushes For Great Lakes Funding

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Sen. Carl Levin and some fellow Great Lakes lawmakers are asking their congressional colleagues to fund programs designed to preserve and protect the lakes. Levin is co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force. The Detroit Democrat’s...

Federal Judge Says He Will Issue Ruling That Will Strike Down Ohio’s Ban On Gay Marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal judge says he will issue ruling that will strike down Ohio’s ban on gay marriage.

NASA Program Offers Consultations For Businesses

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal program is giving companies from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan a chance to get free, confidential research and development insight directly from NASA experts. Engineers and technical specialists from Glenn Research Center in Cleveland will...

Ohio Gets Funding To Control Tree-killing Beetle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio will get more than $140,000 in federal money to help control a tree-killing beetle and other pests threatening the state’s ecology and forestry industry. A Friday statement from U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says the money is part of the 2014 Farm Bill....