South Dakota Initiative Backer Sees Path Despite Ohio Defeat

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A key supporter of a proposed prescription drug ballot measure says a South Dakota campaign could be successful despite a similar initiative’s overwhelming failure in Ohio after the pharmaceutical industry spent big to stop it. South Dakota backer Rick...

Storm-damaged buildings eligible for tax reduction

Property owners with buildings that were either damaged or destroyed by the Sunday windstorm could see a temporary reduction in property taxes. Hancock County Auditor Charity Rauschenberg and appraisers have been assessing damage caused by the storm. Several forms have been...

Ohio Rushes For 393 Yards, Hands Toledo 1st Conference Loss

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Dorian Brown had 142 yards rushing and two touchdowns, Ohio quarterback Nathan Rourke added 115 yards on the ground and a score, and the Bobcats handed Toledo its first conference loss, 38-10 on Wednesday night. On the first possession of the second half, Ohio...

Western Michigan Has 3 Defensive TDs, Tops Kent State 48-20

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Darius Phillips had one of Western Michigan’s three defensive touchdowns to extend his FBC record, and Jarvion Franklin ran for 191 yards and a touchdown in the Broncos’ 48-20 victory over Kent State on Wednesday night. Phillips made it 31-14...

Michigan May Weaken Policy On Ship Ballast Water Treatment

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Legislature may weaken a policy requiring oceangoing cargo ships to treat ballast water against invasive species before dumping it. A 2005 law prohibits saltwater vessels from discharging ballast water at Michigan ports unless they...

Ramsey Has Remorse For Not Getting ‘money’s Worth’ Vs Green

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey wanted to sit down for this one. The second-year pro and budding star dispelled rumors, discussed his emotions and delivered more trash talk. Speaking publicly for the first time since he was ejected for...

Grand Jury Indicts Man In Future Mother-in-law’s Slaying

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury in Cleveland has come back with an aggravated murder charge against a man accused of stabbing and shooting his future mother-in-law. Jeffrey Scullin Jr. also was indicted Wednesday on charges including felonious assault, tampering with...

Cowboys’ Elliott Mum Amid More Legal Limbo Over 6-game Ban

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott skipped his weekly media session because of more legal limbo in the star Dallas Cowboys running back’s fight over the NFL’s six-game suspension on alleged domestic violence. The difference this week is that Elliott, the NFL’s...

Group Protests Ohio Drug Distributor’s Role In Opioid Crisis

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Protesters carrying signs with photos of people who’ve died from opioid overdoses gathered outside drug distributor Cardinal Health’s annual shareholders meeting in Ohio. The Teamsters labor union helped organize the protest involving about 40...

Ohio State Preview Capsule

Ohio State Last season: 28-7. Lost in the Sweet 16 round of NCAA Tournament. Coach: Kevin McGuff Nickname: Buckeyes Conference: Big Ten Who’s gone: F Shayla Cooper, F Tori McCoy, G Kiara Lewis. McCoy and Lewis transferred out of the program. Who’s back: G Kelsey...