Rate Discounts For Indiana Toll Road Coming To End Soon

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — The rates many Indiana Toll Road drivers pay will jump dramatically next month when a state subsidy ends after more than a decade. The Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. says two-axle vehicles with electronic transponders will be charged the same as those...

Kasich Will Withhold GOP Senate Help If Campaign Is Divisive

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Josh Mandel (man-DEHL’) won’t get Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-sik’s) endorsement for U.S. Senate if he keeps up his current tone. Mandel, the state treasurer, is taking his second run at Democratic incumbent Sherrod...

Unattended Bag That Led To Airport Alert Determined Safe

CLEVELAND (AP) — An unattended bag led officials to close a section of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport before determining there was no security threat. Airport Director Robert Kennedy says a baggage porter had spotted the unattended bag in a ticketing and check-in zone...

School bus driver hurt in Cloverdale crash

CLOVERDALE — A school bus driver was injured Tuesday morning after he drove off the side of a road in Cloverdale and hit a tree, the Lima post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Two children on the bus were not injured. A 2000 Bluebird school bus, driven by Ronald N. Miller,...

Arcadia, township levies renewed

Voters in Arcadia and Van Buren Township approved separate levies Tuesday, according to unofficial numbers from the Hancock County Board of Elections. Arcadia voters renewed a 2.3-mill, five-year levy for storm drainage repair and replacement by a vote of 32 to 6. The levy brings...

Ohio City Takes Down Basketball Star’s Signs After 2 Stolen

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Signs featuring Duke University basketball star Luke Kennard have been taken down from the main entrances to his Ohio hometown after two were stolen. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News ( ) reports the thefts prompted Franklin city officials to remove the...

Tiny turnout

The turnout was tiny in Hancock County’s primary election Tuesday. About a third of the county’s precincts had nothing to vote on Tuesday. But the Hancock County Board of Elections figured that 31,822 residents of Findlay and Hancock County could have voted. Only 3,882 did vote,...

Group Urges Bengals To Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

CINCINNATI (AP) — An advocacy group is urging the Cincinnati Bengals to speak out against domestic violence after the team drafted a player who punched a woman in the face. Women Helping Women called on the team to take a public stand against domestic violence and sexual assault....

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Akron Beacon Journal, April 28 Are Canada and the United States entering a trade war? On Tuesday, (April 25,) Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, announced that a 20 percent tariff would be...

Democrats pick 3 for council nominations

Mary E. Harshfield, Barbara Lockard and Heidi Mercer won the Democratic nominations for three at-large seats on Findlay City Council. Harshfield received 444 votes, Lockard received 472, and Mercer was third with 371 votes. The fourth Democratic candidate, Timothy J. Davis,...