Columbus Zoo To Open New Africa Exhibit In May

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo says its $30 million, 43-acre “Heart of Africa” exhibit will open to guests on May 22. The zoo says the long-awaited opening of its newest section will give visitors the feel of an African adventure as they encounter more than 130...

3 Ohio Schools Honored As Green Ribbon Schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three Ohio schools have been honored for their work to produce a green-friendly school environment. Milton-Union Exempted Village School in Miami County, West Geauga High School in Geauga County and Metro Catholic School in Cuyahoga County are among 48...

Ohio Museum Offers Holocaust Exhibit Tour

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A military museum in southwest Ohio is offering a self-guided audio tour of a Holocaust remembrance exhibit put together with the help of Dayton area residents. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton is highlighting the tour for the national...

Arena Football League

___ Cleveland 55, Pittsburgh 28 Portland at Jacksonville, 7 p.m. Orlando 63, New Orleans 47 Spokane 53, Tampa Bay 41 San Antonio at Arizona, 9 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Iowa at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Arizona at Jacksonville, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m....

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 23: Springfield 3, Providence 2, OT Friday, April 25: Providence 2, Springfield 1, OT Saturday, April 26: Springfield 3, Providence 2 Tuesday, April 29: Springfield at Providence, 7:05 p.m. x-Saturday, May 3: Providence at Springfield, 7 p.m. Friday, April 25:...

Penguins Top Blue Jackets To Take 3-2 Series Lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jussi Jokinen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins topped the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Chris Kunitz and Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh,...

Hale Dominates As Braves Shut Down Reds 4-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie right-hander David Hale allowed only two hits over eight innings in a performance that may not be enough to save his spot in Atlanta’s rotation and the Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Saturday night. Freddie Freeman, Justin Upton and Evan Gattis...

1,300 volunteers pitch in for Backyard Mission Trip projects

By GENNA FREED STAFF WRITER More than 1,300 volunteers gathered Saturday for a mission trip. But participants did not have to travel to another country, or even out of state. The annual Backyard Mission Trip started and ended in Findlay and Hancock County. “We’ve...