$38M At Ohio State Fairgrounds Keeps Horse Event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers of the All American Quarter Horse Congress have decided to stay in Ohio after the state committed $38 million for upgrades at the state fairgrounds. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1hcvlEJ) Ohio risked losing its contract with the...

Artist Sought For Ohio’s New US Capitol Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio commission is seeking an artist to design a statue of inventor Thomas Edison for the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. The nonprofit Ohio Statuary Hall Commission is now accepting proposals from interested artists. The artist eventually...

Cleveland Port Allows Looks At Visiting Freighter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Residents and visitors to Cleveland are being offered an opportunity to view the lead ship in the parade of ships known as the Cleveland-Europe Express. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reports ( ) the Fortunagracht was to sail into Cleveland on Saturday and be open...

Ohio Couple Married 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. Helen Felumlee (FEHL’-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died...

Biomedical Industry Growing In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Northeast Ohio is quickly becoming known for its biomedical industry. The region’s biomedical industry grew by nearly 60 percent in the past dozen years. The industry has created thousands of jobs and has become one of the area’s few growth...

Ohio Couple Of 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage died 15 hours apart from each other. Helen Felumlee (FELL’-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died on April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth...

Former Mississippi Guv Barbour To Speak In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour will be a featured speaker at the Ohio GOP’s annual dinner in Columbus. The state Republican Party says Barbour will join Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) as speakers for its May 10 event. Kasich is...

‘Art Of Video Games’ Exhibit Coming To Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Video games are coming to the Toledo Museum of Art this summer. The museum is hosting a touring exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum called “The Art of Video Games.” Museum director Brian Kennedy says it’s easy to see how...

Doctor Seeks Shorter Sentence In Child Porn Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A pediatric doctor who pleaded guilty to accessing child pornography is citing a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy as he seeks a lower prison sentence. Prosecutors are calling for a four-year sentence for Christopher Pelloski, former...

1 Rescued, 2 Transported In NE Ohio Apartment Fire

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A television station is reporting that firefighters have transported at least two people from an apartment fire in Canton. WEWS-TV in Cleveland reports ( ) crews in Canton were dispatched around 7:25 a.m. Saturday to the three-story brick apartment building on...