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Arena Football League

x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference ___ Portland 62, New Orleans 56 Cleveland 48, Tampa Bay 41 San Jose 62, Arizona 33 Pittsburgh 64, Jacksonville 48 Philadelphia 84, Iowa 48 Spokane 64, Los Angeles 46 Portland at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Jacksonville at San Antonio, 4 p.m....

Toledo Looks At Buying State-owned Office Building

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo officials are looking into buying a state-owned office tower in downtown Toledo that houses government offices. State officials are considering selling the building that houses city, county, and state offices in Toledo. The potential sale comes as city...

Ohio Island Park A Work In Progress 13 Years Later

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Work on a new state park on Lake Erie’s Middle Bass Island has been slow going in the nearly 14 years since Ohio bought the island’s landmark winery. The state’s parks department added a marina and 20 campsites and made a few other...

Insurers To Save $11 Million With Ohio Rule Change

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says insurance companies are expected to save more than $11 million annually under an Ohio rule change that recently took effect. The Ohio Department of Insurance says the savings comes after a reduction in the fee companies pay to...
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AP PHOTOS: July 4th celebration across US

Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration, Friday, July 4, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration, Friday, July 4, 2014, in...
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Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

Fireworks light up the sky above the Brooklyn Bridge during the Macy’s Annual Fourth of July fireworks show, Friday, July 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Fireworks light up the sky above the Brooklyn Bridge during the Macy’s Annual Fourth of July...
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Clashes spread after Palestinian boy’s funeral

Israeli soldiers and armor gather near the Israel and Gaza Strip border, Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Israeli military says Palestinian militants have fired more than 150 rockets at southern Israel in recent weeks and Israel sent troops to the Gaza border as a precaution Thursday....

Ohio Teens Go Door To Door To Boost Dog Licensing

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A large northeast Ohio county that has struggled for years to get more dog owners to license their pets is taking that effort door to door using a dozen teens in a summer work program. The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports the teenagers are distributing fliers...

Frontier League

___ Florence 5, Washington 3 Gateway 4, River City 1 Frontier 7, Lake Erie 5 Traverse City 2, Windy City 1, 11 innings Schaumburg 6, Normal 4 Evansville 5, Joliet 4, 11 innings Southern Illinois 10, Rockford 4 Washington at Florence, 6:05 p.m. Normal at Schaumburg, 7 p.m....

Crew Rally To Tie Rapids 1-1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Ethan Finlay took advantage of a defensive mistake to give the Columbus Crew a 1-1 tie with the Colorado Rapids on Friday night. In the 76th minute, Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers attempted a cross-field back pass to his defense, but Jairo Arrieta...