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Ex-speaker’s Ohio House Seat Will Go To GOP Primary Winner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The winner of the Republican primary will hold ex-Speaker Cliff Rosenberger’s vacant Ohio House seat for the rest of the year. The Hillsboro Times-Gazette that is the deal struck by Rosenberger’s GOP caucus, which has the job of appointing his...

Trial On Hold, But Attention Remains On Baby Death Case

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former high school cheerleader’s trial on charges she killed and buried her newborn baby near her family’s house in an Ohio village is on hold, as intense attention and speculation continue to swirl around the case. Attorneys for Brooke Skylar...

Convicted Ex-high School Athlete Wants Off Sex Offender List

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge is deciding whether a man convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl should be removed from Ohio’s sex offender listings. Judge Thomas Lipps has scheduled a hearing Thursday in juvenile court in Steubenville in the case of former high...

UPDATE: Westbound U.S. 30 closed south of Arlington due to RV fire

A recreational vehicle fire has closed both westbound lanes of U.S. 30, just west of Madison Township 68, according to scanner traffic. Arlington Fire Department is on scene at the fire, which was reported just before 11:30 a.m.; there are no reports of injuries. More details...
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Hometown Super Hero | American Profile Magazine

American Profile April Edition: Texas Cop is a Hometown Super Hero! + PLUS + Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Foods | Derby Day Bites | The Good Life Guide American Profile celebrates the intriguing people, places and things in hometowns across the country along with features on music, film,...

Longtime Steelers Linebacker James Harrison Retires Again

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison is taking another shot at retirement, and this time it’s likely to stick for the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker. The five-time Pro Bowler, two-time All Pro and 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year early Monday he is stepping away...

Center Will Now Be Bluegrass Music Hall Of Fame & Museum

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky building will be the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum when it opens in October after a name change. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer the International Bluegrass Music Center has been talked about for years but, museum executive director...

Jake Hopes To Become 4th Generation Of Major League Boones

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Jake Boone takes grounders on a chilly, wind-swept diamond, a month into his freshman season at Princeton University, hoping to follow of major leaguers. “I know it’s long and hard,” the 19-year-old says. “The minor leagues I know is...

Woman Crashes Into Yoga Studio, Suffers Critical Injuries

CLEVELAND (AP) — A driver who crashed through the front door of a yoga studio in downtown Cleveland is being treated for critical injuries. Cleveland police say the Jaws of Life were used to free the woman from the wreckage Sunday morning. Inner Bliss Yoga Studio says no one was...

Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Burning Home

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An elderly woman has died after being pulled from a burning home in northeastern Ohio. Officials say the woman was pulled from the Akron home shortly after firefighters arrived Saturday night, but was pronounced dead early Sunday. Authorities say a man believed...