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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush To Speak In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the latest political heavyweight visiting Ohio. Bush was scheduled to headline a Republican National Committee fundraiser Monday evening in Cincinnati. GOP chairman Reince (RANS) Priebus (PREE’-buhs) is also part of the...

Ohio Senator Seeks Payday-lending Protections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling for new protections against predatory lending in the wake of a court ruling last week. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled an Elyria man’s two-week loan imposing more than 235-percent interest is permissible under state...

5 Entities In The Running To Get Yellowstone Bison

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials on Monday released a short list of five entities that could receive bison from Yellowstone National Park under an experimental program to establish new herds of the animals. The roughly 145 bison have been held in recent years on...

Predators Renew Affiliation With Cincinnati Club

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are renewing their affiliation with the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones. The renewal agreement was announced Monday. The Cyclones will function as a developmental affiliate for both Nashville and the American Hockey League’s...

Crash kills Findlay man

Findlay police reported a city man has died following a single-vehicle accident. Kraig D. Niswander, 47, was pronounced dead today at Blanchard Valley Hospital after a Saturday crash on the 700 block of Meadowview Drive, according to police. Niswander at about 12:39 p.m. drove...

Ohio Governor Ready To Sign Midterm Budget Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is preparing to sign a midterm budget bill packed with policy changes. The Republican governor planned to sign the legislation at the Mid-Ohio Food Bank on Monday afternoon. The measure includes a package of tax changes...

I-75 widening work begins tonight in Wood County

Construction on a third Interstate 75 lane between Perrysburg and Findlay begins tonight in Wood County, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Effective through Friday between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., lane restrictions will be possible between Ohio 25 (Exit 171) and U.S....

Former Fostoria newspaper publisher dies

FOSTORIA (AP) — The former publisher of a newspaper in northwestern Ohio has died. Clarence Pennington led The Review Times in Fostoria from 1980 to 1998. A funeral home in Heath, where Pennington lived, says he died Friday in Columbus from complications after bypass surgery. He...

A List Of Storm-protection Work Funded By $100M

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resilience Grant Program will fund a variety of projects worth more than $100 million in 11 states to protect communities at risk from future big storms like the October 2012 event that pummeled the East Coast....
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Prosecutor: Fake flowers aided NJ fire; 6 dead

Firefighters pick through the rubble of a burned out home as they look for clues to a fire that authorities say killed six people in Newark, N.J., Sunday, June 15, 2014. The Essex County prosecutor’s office says the fast-moving fire that roared through a single-family home...