Classmates Honor Slain Teen At Ohio School Prom

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — High school students honored a slain classmate at their school prom in western Ohio. Students signed a photo of Jeff Wellington and a special song was played in his honor at the Springfield High School prom on Saturday night. The Springfield News-Sun ( )...

Hicks’ Homer Gives Giants 4-1 Win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Hicks hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 4-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep. Buster Posey led off with a single and pinch runner Gregor Blanco went to...

Price Ejected, Reds Swept By Braves, 1-0 In 10th

ATLANTA (AP) — Seeing his Reds swept by the Braves for the first time in six years was bad enough for Bryan Price. Watching a replay fail to correct what he believed was an obvious call was too much for the manager to take. Price was ejected in the first inning and another strong...

Freeman Singles In 10th, Braves Edge Reds 1-0

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman’s single to the center-field wall scored Jason Heyward from second base with two outs in the 10th inning on Sunday, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto and Atlanta’s Julio...

Pens Look For Knockout Punch Against Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins, buoyed by their best game in their first-round Stanley Cup playoffs series, will be looking for a knockout punch. And nothing for Columbus: The Blue Jackets will be desperate. When the teams square off Monday night in Game 6, the...

Study Tests 2 Ohio Rivers For Dam Removal Effects

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Researchers are studying two Ohio rivers to learn more about the effects on waterways from removing dams. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that a team of Ohio State University researchers are testing and monitoring sections of the Olentangy and Scioto...

National Great Lakes Museum Opens In Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A national museum detailing the story of the Great Lakes has opened to the public in northwestern Ohio. WTOL-TV ( ) in Toledo reports that the new National Museum of the Great Lakes opened to visitors for the first time Saturday. The museum offers information...

US House Speaker Faces Competition In Ohio Primary

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner’s (BAY’-nerz) primary races are often about as challenging as a tap-in putt. However, the Ohio Republican and avid golfer faces stepped-up competition back home this time. With three GOP opponents and some...

Coalition: Progress In Ottawa River Water Quality

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — An official with the Ottawa River Coalition says water quality of the river in northwestern Ohio has improved but more needs to be done. The Lima News reports ( ) that coalition Coordinator Beth Seibert told Allen County and Lima public officials recently that...

Cleveland Developing Registry Of LGBT Businesses

CLEVELAND (AP) — A registry of businesses owned by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities is being developed in time for the 2014 Gay Games scheduled for the Cleveland area in August. Cleveland’s Office of Equal Opportunity is developing the...