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Cross files for Ohio House seat

Republican candidate Jon Cross filed candidacy petitions Monday with the Hancock County Board of Elections for the 83rd District Ohio House seat held by Robert Cole Sprague of Findlay, who is seeking the state treasurer’s position. Cross, of Kenton, is president/chief executive...

Rebuilt bridge over I-75 to reopen this week

The rebuilt Harrison Street bridge over Interstate 75 will reopen later this week in what state officials are calling the first milestone in the $113 million highway reconstruction in Findlay. Only striping and other finishing work on the bridge remains to be done. Weather...

Man Charged With Ramming FBI Office Gate Enters Plea

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Ohio man charged with ramming a dump truck through the security gate of the FBI’s Pittsburgh field office has been released after pleading guilty to reduced charges. Forty-nine-year-old Thomas Ross was originally charged with threatening to use a weapon...

Silo Collapse Sends About 10,000 Tons Of Corn Onto Road

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — A silo collapse has sent about 10,000 tons (9,070 metric tons) of corn onto an Ohio road, shutting it down for days. WHIO-TV emergency crews first responded to calls of an explosion at the Miami Valley Feed & Grain Co. in New Carlisle late Sunday...

Shock Jock Don Imus To Retire From His Morning Show In March

NEW YORK (AP) — Don Imus, the cantankerous radio host whose career was temporarily derailed when he made racist and sexist remarks, is retiring from his morning show. WABC-AM says Imus’ last morning drive time show on New York-based station will be March 29. On Twitter, the...

Man Apologizes, Sentenced To 22 Years For US Terrorism Plot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who admitted receiving training in Syria to kill members of the U.S. military and then plotting to carry out an attack has been sentenced to 22 years in prison. Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH’-mahn shayk moh-HAH’-mud) apologized...

Deputy Who Shot Teenager In Courthouse Had Good Work Record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A deputy who fatally shot a teenage boy during a scuffle outside a juvenile courtroom had received consistently good marks for work habits, according to a copy of his personnel file released Monday. Deputy Richard Scarborough “does not get out of...

Ohio Ex-trooper Gets 30 Days In Jail For Theft Of Seized Gun

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A former State Highway Patrol lieutenant has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and three years of probation on a theft conviction for stealing a gun seized in another Ohio investigation. WCMH-TV that a Delaware County judge last week also sentenced...

Wyoming uranium producers appeal to Trump for help

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The two largest uranium producers in the country, both operating in Wyoming, are asking President Donald Trump for relief from one of their greatest challenges: foreign imports. Denver-based Energy Fuels and Ur-Energy petitioned the Department of Commerce to...

NBC’s Kelly says Fonda has ‘no business’ lecturing her

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s Megyn Kelly lashed out at actress Jane Fonda Monday in a simmering dispute over an interview gone awry, even invoking the old “Hanoi Jane” nickname. Fonda had appeared alongside Robert Redford on one of the first “Megyn Kelly...