Struggle To Unify GOP Evident As Convention Opens

Donald Trump promised a “monumentally magnificent” display of at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which kicked off Monday. But the early hours of the gathering were marked by a struggle to unify the party around the flamboyant presidential...

Melania Trump Ignites GOP Convention After Gloom, Turmoil

CLEVELAND (AP) — After a harsh primary, Republicans kicked off Donald Trump’s general election campaign with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melania Trump, who emotionally assured GOP convention delegates and voters across the country that the brash candidate...

Getz to take Carey mayor’s job

CAREY — Carey Council President Armand Getz has decided to become the village’s next mayor. Getz will be sworn in as mayor at 4 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, and will serve until the next mayoral election in November 2017. Getz, a resident of Carey for 21 years, officially...

The Latest: Former Intelligence Official Lauds Trump

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention in Cleveland (all time local): 7 p.m. A former top intelligence official says Donald Trump “recognizes the threats we face and is not afraid to call them what they are.” Michael Flynn once led the...

Convention ‘talk’ becomes chaos

CLEVELAND — Delegate Heather Pendleton said she heard “talk” Monday morning that turned into chaos on the floor of the Republican National Convention hours later. “You just sit there in suspense, on the edge, waiting for that to happen,” said Pendleton, a Findlay Republican...

Reds Catcher Devin Mesoraco Has Season-ending Hip Surgery

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco had surgery on the right side of his hip Monday, the latest major setback for the former All-Star. Mesoraco already was on the disabled list following surgery May 10 for a significant tear in his left shoulder. His latest surgery will...

Tumult At GOP Convention Over Effort To Stop Trump

CLEVELAND (AP) — Republicans cast Donald Trump as the right man for turbulent times as they opened their presidential convention Monday against a backdrop of unsettling summer violence and deep discontent within their own party. Tumult broke out on the convention floor after...

GOP Leaders Approve Convention Rules, Block Insurgents

CLEVELAND (AP) — Over angry and prolonged objections from anti-Donald Trump forces, Republican Party leaders approved rules for their national convention on Monday and rejected a demand for a state-by-state roll call vote, a discordant start to a gathering designed to project...

Tumult Over Rules, Condemnation Of Clinton At GOP Convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Republicans cast Donald Trump as the right man for turbulent times as they opened their presidenReptial convention Monday against a backdrop of unsettling summer violence and deep discontent within their own party. For Trump, the convention was also an...

Christie Cites Trump’s Superstorm Sandy Aid, But None Listed

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday described presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as generous, citing as proof his quick offer to donate money to Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. But Trump isn’t listed in a final report...