Police: Worker Trapped Between Granite Slabs Dies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say granite slabs fell on a worker at a marble and granite business and critically injured the man who later died. Columbus police released a statement saying the man was attempting to lift granite slabs outside Unique Stone Concepts...

On Deck: Bauer _ Not Kluber _ Starting For Indians In Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber has been relieved already. The Indians will open the playoffs with their ace on hold. Instead of starting their Cy Young favorite in Game 1 of the AL Division series, the defending league champions will pitch Trevor Bauer on Thursday against either...

Fumes Send Children, Teacher To Hospital With Dizziness

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say fumes from a construction project sent 10 middle school children and a teacher to a hospital for treatment of dizziness and led officials to evacuate the school as a precaution. Kenston Local Schools officials said the...

Ohio Governor, Ex-vice President To Discuss Partisan Divide

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Ohio Gov. John Kasich will conduct a moderated discussion on bridging political and partisan divides. The discussion, part of University of Delaware’s National Agenda Series, will take place Oct. 17 at the school in...

Maryland QB Bortenschlager Poised For No. 10 Ohio State

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — In the locker room after its surprise win at Minnesota last week, Maryland held a spirited celebration that centered upon a player who started the season as a third-string quarterback. Max Bortenschlager, a drop-back passer operating in a read-option...

Indians Starting Bauer _ Not Ace Kluber _ In Game 1 Of ALDS

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer — not ace Corey Kluber — will start Game 1 of the AL Division Series on Thursday. Manager Terry Francona has elected to go with Bauer so he can start Kluber in Game 2 and then again in Game 5 if necessary. Kluber went 18-4 this...
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VIDEO: Courier Chalk Talk — 2017 Football Week 7

The Courier’s Ted Radick, Dave Hanneman and Michael Burwell discuss Findlay’s game Friday night against Toledo St. John’s and a big BVC match-up between undefeated Pandora-Gilboa and perennial powerhouse Liberty-Benton.

George Foreman challenges Steven Seagal to 10-round fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former heavyweight champion George Foreman has challenged big-screen tough guy Steven Seagal to a real-life fight. The 68-year-old Foreman posted a picture of the 65-year-old Seagal on Twitter on Monday, writing: “I challenge you One on one, I use boxing...

Musicians and celebrities pay tribute to rocker Tom Petty

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of rock superstar Tom Petty, who died Monday after suffering cardiac arrest at his Malibu home: — “Tommy’s passing feels like I’ve lost a little brother. Growing up together in Gainesville and seeing one of my students...

Uber CEO holds ‘constructive’ talks with London officials

LONDON (AP) — The new CEO of Uber met with London transport officials on Tuesday, just days after they refused to renew the cab-hailing app’s license to operate. Dara Khosrowshahi met with Transport for London’s Commissioner Mike Brown. Uber wants to keep operating in...