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A Look At Some US House Races Of Interest In Ohio

Ohio Democrats hope to pick up one or two wins in 12 U.S. House races in which GOP incumbents are seeking re-election. While Democrats face an uphill battle, they are seeking opportunities from any Republican missteps or tea party challenges. Some races of interest among the 12...

Ohio U Hires North Dakota St’s Phillips As Coach

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University has hired North Dakota State’s Saul Phillips as its men’s basketball coach. Phillips led the Bison to an upset of fifth-seeded Oklahoma in the NCAA tournament last month. He was 134-84 in seven seasons at North Dakota State....

Products Made By Ohio Inmates See Rising Profits

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — From toilet paper and license plates to processed meat and furniture, products made by Ohio inmates are becoming increasingly profitable as the state’s prisons act more like private businesses. A report released this week shows that in fiscal 2013,...

Fast Facts About Some Obstacles To Heroin Sobriety

Treatment facilities are packed. Inpatient rehab is costly. Insurance companies have refused coverage. Addicts looking to get clean from heroin often face an uphill battle. A look at the process, and some of the obstacles to getting sober: ___ — WITHDRAWAL: Once in withdrawal,...

Embattled Ohio Shelter Dog Spared After Nipping

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio shelter dog that became the center of a recent controversy after he nipped a little girl’s hand has been saved from being euthanized. Fletch, a 2-year-old medium-sized mixed-breed dog, was spared this week after Knox County authorities in...

Embattled Ohio Shelter Dog Spared After Nipping

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio shelter dog that became the center of a recent controversy after he nipped a little girl’s hand has been saved from being euthanized. Fletch, a 2-year-old medium-sized mixed-breed dog, was spared this week after Knox County authorities in...

Ohio Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Identified

ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a small plane crash across from the Ohio University airport in eastern Ohio as a 73-year-old Athens County man. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that Charles Wagner crashed the 1972 Bellanca Super Viking...

One person injured in crash on West Trenton

One person was injured in an accident that happened at 2:16 p.m. Saturday at 820 W. Trenton Ave., in Findlay. Ricka L. Baltz, 66, of Findlay, was transported via Hanco EMS to Blanchard Valley Hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Baltz was headed westbound on Trenton...

Woman Fights Ohio Law Limiting Claims Versus State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s high court will listen to arguments later this month in a challenge of a law that puts a two-year time limit on claims against the state. A Cleveland woman who says she was raped by two state prison guards fourteen years ago in a juvenile...

Ohio District Focus Of Community Schools Forum

CINCINNATI (AP) — Changes in one of Ohio’s urban public school districts will be highlighted in a national gathering of advocates of community school approaches. The Coalition for Community Schools National Forum is set for downtown Cincinnati this week. A Tuesday evening...