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Mitchell Lead Webcom Tour Finals Opener; Mahan Shoots 68

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Keith Mitchell took the lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-opening Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship on Thursday, four days after missing a PGA Tour card by a stroke in the Web.com Tour’s regular-season finale. Mitchell had a 6-under 65 on...

Votto Homers, Gives Bat, Jersey To 6-year-old Cancer Patient

CINCINNATI (AP) — A young cancer patient got quite a souvenir when Reds star Joey Votto hit a home run. A couple of them, in fact. After Votto rounded the bases in the seventh inning during a 7-2 win over the Mets on Thursday, , who was sitting in the front row near the...

Cavs Encouraged By Sudden Twist In Arena Makeover Project

CLEVELAND (AP) — A group opposing a $140 million renovation to Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena has dropped its petitions for a city referendum, clearing the way for the project to be approved. Earlier this week, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert pulled out of paying for half of...

Operators Not To Blame In Deadly Ride Accident At Ohio Fair

Investigators believe two people tossed from a thrill ride when it broke apart in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair this summer were latched in even though some witnesses said it appeared one of the safety harnesses wasn’t securely locked. The State Highway...

Trial Date Set For Cliven Bundy, 6 Others In Nevada Standoff

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An October date was set on Thursday for the trial of Nevada cattleman and state’s rights figure Cliven Bundy and six other defendants in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up Bundy cattle near Bunkerville in 2014. Jury selection...

The Latest: Ride Operators Not To Blame In Ohio Fair Crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a deadly thrill ride accident at the Ohio State Fair (all times local): 3:45 p.m. People on a carnival ride when it broke apart at the Ohio State Fair in July have told investigators that operators had trouble latching...

Reds 7, Mets 2

E_A.Rosario (2). DP_Cincinnati 1. LOB_New York 8, Cincinnati 7. 2B_Reyes (22), Taijeron (1), Gennett (19). HR_Votto (34), Gennett (23), S.Turner (2). SB_Hamilton (55), Peraza (18). SF_A.Cabrera (3). S_Stephenson (2). Blevins pitched to 1 batter in the 8th WP_Goeddel....

Cop Fired Fatal Shot Under A Second After Opening Man’s Door

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio police officer who killed an unarmed driver after a high-speed chase shot the man less than five seconds after getting out of his cruiser. An Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation summary released Wednesday through a records request says Strongsville...

Irving Doesn’t Mention LeBron In His Goodbye To Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving did not mention LeBron James, now his former teammate, while thanking Cleveland fans after his trade to Boston was finalized. Irving, who is now officially a member of the Celtics after the teams completed a blockbuster deal that had stalled, posted...

Ohio Plastics Company Taking Over Closed Indiana Factory

BLUFFTON, Ind. (AP) — A plastics molding company is taking over a closed northeastern Indiana factory, with plans to have 100 people working there by the end of this year. Holiday City, Ohio-based 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics says it plans spending $27 million on starting...