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Artist Julian Stanczak Dies At 88

SEVEN HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Artist Julian Stanczak, known worldwide for his vibrant, geometric Op art, has died. He was 88. Stanczak died March 25 at his home in the Cleveland suburb of Seven Hills, Ohio. Diane Rosenstein, whose Los Angeles-based gallery represents Stanczak, says he...

Prep Baseball: Arcadia rolls to 21-1 win over HN

ARCADIA — Arcadia batted around in the second inning, then did it again, scoring 19 times in the inning and rolling to a five-inning 21-1 nonleague baseball win over Hardin Northern on Friday. Alex Pessell banged out two doubles, drove in a run and scored four times in the...

Ohio Man Indicted In Slaying Of Ohio College Student

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A registered sex offender has been indicted on charges in the slaying and alleged rape of an Ohio State University student. Twenty-nine-year-old Brian Golsby is charged in the death of 21-year-old Reagan Tokes, whose body was found outside a Grove City Park...

LeBron, Cavs End Rough March With 122-105 Win Over 76ers

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving dropped 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a turbulent and troublesome March with an easy 122-105 win over the injury-weakened Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. James made 14 of 22 shots in 30 minutes as the Cavs...

Tony Danza's plea to NYC mayor: Save mom-and-pop stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Tony Danza called in to the weekly radio show of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to lament the high rents that are strangling neighborhood businesses like the cheese shop Danza co-owns in Little Italy. The “Who’s the Boss?” star...

Hancock County United Way approves $1.7 million in grants

The United Way of Hancock County board this week approved $1.7 million in grants for 27 programs offered by social service agencies throughout the county. The grants are being funded by the 2016 United Way campaign. The United Way said grants will go to: • Boy Scouts of America,...

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Lieutenant Governor Steps Down As Ohio Insurance Director

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s lieutenant governor stepped down Friday as the state’s insurance director. Republican Gov. John Kasich said in a statement that Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor was leaving her job as director of the Ohio Department of Insurance effective Friday. The...

Man Swoops Child To Safety In Ohio Shooting That Left 4 Dead

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say the young son of a woman who was among four people found dead inside a home escaped after being swooped up by another man when a shooting broke out. Investigators say the woman’s former fiance shot her and two others at the Canton home...

Michael Brantley Likely To Make Indians’ Opening-day Roster

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Brantley’s long climb back could be over. The Cleveland Indians left fielder will likely make the team’s opening-day roster — and could start the opener — following a spring in which he slowly worked himself back into shape after playing...