3 State Attorneys Favor Walling Off Great Lakes To Stop Carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys general from three states say a $275 million federal plan for keeping Asian carp from migrating into the Great Lakes is too pricey and rejects the most effective solution. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is recommending technologies such as...

Spurned Medical Marijuana Applicant Pushes New Pot Issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A spurned applicant for a medical marijuana grower’s license has announced plans for a 2018 Ohio ballot issue to legalize the sale and possession of marijuana. The proposal by Jimmy Gould, CEO of CannAscend, would make growing, processing, possessing,...

UPDATE: Truck accident prompts bridge closing

The Hancock County 313 overpass over Interstate 75 was closed this evening after a tractor-trailer rig struck the bridge, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. According to the patrol, Eddie Perez, age unknown, of Pontiac, Michigan, was driving a semi-truck...

GOP’s Jim Renacci Picks Ohio Councilwoman As Running Mate

CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (reh-NAY’-see) has selected a former Procter & Gamble executive and Cincinnati councilwoman as his running mate in the Ohio governor’s race. The Wadsworth Republican planned to announce Councilwoman Amy Murray as his...

Ohio Infants Relocated Because Of Smoke In Hospital

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say up to 10 infants have been relocated safely away from smoke in a southwest Ohio hospital. Dayton District Fire Chief James Rose tells that Miami Valley Hospital staffers moved the babies from the Berry Women’s Center before...

Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Democrats see Tuesday’s special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast and other baggage have long soiled the state’s reputation beyond its borders. Many Republicans see...

Firefighters protect coastal California towns as blaze rages

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history. Tens of thousands remained under evacuation orders...

Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory against “terrorists” in Syria on Monday during a surprise visit to a Russian military base in the county, where he also announced a partial pullout of Russian troops. It was Putin’s first trip to...

EU rebuffs idea of recognizing Jerusalem as Netanyahu visits

BRUSSELS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the European Union on Monday to back a new U.S. peace initiative in the Middle East, after President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital met with widespread...

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ lead Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War-era fairytale “The Shape of Water” swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama “Big Little Lies” led television nominees with six nods. In what’s being...