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Panel To Deal With Ohio County’s Election Issues

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted) has appointed a bipartisan committee to deal with a troubled elections office in a northwest Ohio county and make sure it is ready for the primary contests in May. The (Toledo) Blade ( ) reports that Husted...

Suspect Fatally Shot By Dayton Police

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Dayton say an officer fatally shot a fugitive who pointed a gun at officers while running away from them. Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl said the man was shot at about 6 p.m. Monday when he bailed out of a car and ran into a wooded area, then...

Cincy Women Detectives Star In New Reality Show

CINCINNATI (AP) — A new TLC channel reality series features a look inside the lives of two women homicide detectives in Cincinnati. The “Women of Homicide” series follows Cincinnati detectives Jenny Luke and Jennifer Mitsch as they try to balance their difficult jobs...

Family Members Remember Pilot Killed In Ohio Crash

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A family member says a 73-year-old man killed in a southeast Ohio plane crash over the weekend was an experienced flier who manned Navy jets in the Vietnam war and piloted commercial planes. The National Transportation Safety Board said it could months before...

United Vacating Cleveland Airport Concourse

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials at the Cleveland airport are trying to determine the potential impact of United Airlines’ decision to vacate one of its concourses. The Plain Dealer newspaper ( ) reports that United notified the city and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on...

Railroads Stress Safety After Deaths Up In 2013

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks after a spike in rail deaths last year. At this time last year, the railroads were proudly calling 2012 their safest year ever as derailments and crossing accidents kept...

Former Ohio AG Supports Inmate’s Release

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio attorney general says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted. Former Attorney General James Petro asked a federal judge in Cleveland Monday to grant Alfred Cleveland’s petition for release or for a new trial in...

On Deck: Tuesday night spring sports

Let’s try it again. After a complete washout of the area’s prep baseball and softball schedule on Monday area teams will try and resume their seasons today weather permitting. There are 14 baseball games on the local sports slate today. Findlay High School will try and play just...

Ohio Panel To Weigh Tweaks To Midterm Budget Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel is set to consider more changes to a midterm budget bill that is on track for a House vote this week. The House Finance and Appropriations Committee amended the sweeping proposal Monday to clarify that college athletes are not...

Ohio County To Vote On Absentee-ballot Proposal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio’s largest county will decide whether to assert its home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters there. The proposal from Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Executive Ed FitzGerald comes in response to a...