10 Firms With Ohio Treasurer Honorees Give To GOP

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Executives at 10 of the 17 manufacturing companies whose workers won a new award established by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel (man-DEHL’) have donated to Republican candidates, including Mandel himself. A review finds Mandel’s re-election campaign...

Browns Agree To Terms With CB Desir

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have agreed to contract terms with rookie defensive back Pierre Desir, the fourth-round pick in last month’s NFL draft. Financial terms of Desir’s deal were not immediately available. He’s the first of Cleveland’s six drafted...

Ohio Lawmaker Charged With Fraud Appears In Court

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain was in court again Thursday. At a short hearing in Hamilton County court, Judge John Andrew West set a July 28 hearing for Rep. Pete...

Ohio School Apologizes After Prank Goes Wrong

SMITHVILLE, Ohio (AP) — School administrators in northeastern Ohio are apologizing for allowing a senior prank that they say got out of hand. The school decided to allow seniors to spray paint their names inside Smithville High School because it’s being torn down after the...

Group Seeks To Spur Action On Ohio Voter ID Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Christian Alliance says it’s launching an effort to get state lawmakers to act on a bill requiring voters in the swing state to show a photo ID at the polls. The group said Thursday it’s going forward with an initiated statute petition....

Ex-worker Sues Dunham’s Sports For Overtime Pay

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former assistant manager of a western Pennsylvania Dunham’s Sports store has sued the Michigan-based chain, accusing the company of circumventing federal overtime pay laws by having its assistant managers perform mostly manual labor, including opening...

Burglary-turned-homicide defendants appear in court

After waiving their right for preliminary hearings Thursday, two of the three teens charged in last week’s burglary-turned-homicide will have their cases considered by the Seneca County Grand Jury. Tyson J. Ogg, 18, and Dallas A. Salaz, 19, waived their individual preliminary...
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Peyton Manning hasn’t slowed down this offseason

Denver Broncos Peyton Manning talks to teammates as they warmup during an NFL football organized team practice at the Broncos training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) Denver Broncos Peyton Manning talks to teammates as they warmup...
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John Lennon book art, poems going to auction

This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s shows an untitled ink drawing by John Lennon of a guitar player. It is part of an 89-piece collection of Lennon’s original whimsical drawings, poems and prose for his books “In His Own Write” and “A...
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Guard in hot cell death has record of leaving post

FILE – In this May 17, 2011, file photo, a man walks near the sign at the entrance to the Rikers Island jail in New York. Jerome Murdough, a 56-year-old mentally ill inmate at Rikers Island jail, “baked” to death in his overheated cell during one of the coldest...