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....

Blanchard River stops short of flood stage at Findlay

The rain-swollen Blanchard River did not reach flood stage at Findlay when it crested Friday afternoon at 10.3 feet, National Weather Service measurements show. After 1.5 inches of rain fell on the region Thursday, the weather service had predicted the river level at Findlay...

Indians, Kipnis Agree To Contract Extension

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have signed All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis to a six-year, $52.5 million contract extension hours before playing their home opener against Minnesota. Kipnis is the latest core player to be locked up by the Indians, who reached deals with...

Boy Struck On Bike; Hours Later, Fire Damages Home

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio sheriff says the family of a 10-year-old boy struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle endured a second tragedy hours later when a fire heavily damaged their home. A statement from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was...

CORRECTION: Federal judge to force Ohio to accept out-of-state gay marriages

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge said today that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that strikes down part of the state’s ban on gay marriages but stops short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Judge Timothy Black announced his...

University Benefits From Dayton’s NCAA Tourney Run

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say Dayton’s run deep into the NCAA men’s basketball tournament has been a boon for the university in merchandise sales and may benefit the school in other ways. The bookstore’s accounting clerk tells WDTN-TV ( ) the campus has sold...

NASA Program Offers Businesses Consultation On R&D

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. The Blade in Toledo ( ) reports engineers and technical specialists from Glenn...

NASA Program Offers Businesses Consultation On R&D

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. The Blade in Toledo ( ) reports engineers and technical specialists from Glenn...

NASA Program Offers Businesses Consultation On R&D

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. The Blade in Toledo ( ) reports engineers and technical specialists from Glenn...

Ohio City Patching Potholes After Snowiest Winter

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Officials in northwest Ohio’s largest city say road crews are still playing catch-up as they try to fill thousands of potholes left after an exceptionally cold, snowy winter. Such weather can lead to road damage. WTOL-TV ( ) reports Toledo road crews...