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L-B school board names interim superintendent

Liberty-Benton school board approved an earlier retirement date for Superintendent Jim Kanable and named Larry Cook as the district’s interim superintendent at its meeting Monday. The board also heard an update from a consulting firm hired to help find Kanable’s permanent...

Five Green Bay Players In Double Figures In Win Over UMKC

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Charles Cooper and Warren Jones scored 17 points apiece and Green Bay beat UMKC 95-77 on Monday at the Bill Frack Challenge. Khalil Small added 16 points, Turner Botz 15 and Trevor Anderson 12 for the Phoenix (3-2), who were 32 of 60 from the floor for...

No. 3 Michigan Must Win The Game To Make It Relevant Again

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Game has lost its luster in recent years. Ohio State has dominated Michigan, winning four straight and 11 of 12 to diminish intrigue in one of the greatest rivalries in sports. The (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten) have a chance to change the conversation Saturday...

Lawmaker Refutes Blog’s Claims Of Charter School Conflict

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An influential state senator in Ohio on Monday pushed back against allegations by a political blog that she has a conflict of interest regarding charter schools. Republican Sen. Peggy Lehner, of Kettering, refuted claims detailed in a series of articles in...

Bengals Lose Bernard; A.J. Green Could Be Back In Weeks

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals running back Giovani Bernard has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but star receiver A.J. Green might be able to return from a hamstring injury this season. Coach Marvin Lewis said on Monday that Bernard will have surgery soon on his torn ACL, suffered...

Findlay man hurt in Trenton Avenue accident

A Findlay man was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 1:59 p.m. Monday in a West Trenton Avenue intersection, city police said. Nicholas Schrecengost, 21, was treated for minor injuries at Blanchard Valley Hospital. The Findlay Police Department reported that Schrecengost was...

Browns’ Kessler Out With Concussion, McCown Back As Starter

CLEVELAND (AP) — With Browns rookie quarterback Cody Kessler in concussion protocol, Josh McCown will start Sunday against the New York Giants. Kessler sustained his second concussion since Oct. 23 in Sunday’s 24-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, dropping the Browns to...

Harbaugh: Starting Sunday, It’s A ‘6-game Season’ For Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The 3-0 start, a winless October and that disappointing defeat Sunday in Dallas — none of that matters to the Baltimore Ravens anymore. All that has transpired during this up-and-down season merely served to get the Ravens to right now: A place where all...

Ohio Judge Orders Return Of Tigers, Exotics Seized By State

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio is ordering state officials to return six tigers and four other exotic animals to a roadside sanctuary where they were seized nearly two years ago. The ruling issued Monday says the Ohio Department of Agriculture unfairly denied a permit to a...

Ohio Senator Refutes Charter-school Claims Of Political Blog

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An influential state senator in Ohio is pushing back against allegations by a political blog that she has a conflict of interest regarding charter schools. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the letter Republican Sen. Peggy Lehner (LAY’-nuhr) sent...