Ohio Community Colleges To Get Workforce Funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A total $16 million will be allocated among six community colleges in Ohio to help strengthen workforce development education and training. The grants announced recently by the Ohio Board of Regents are to be used to build and renovate facilities and...

Ohio Army Guard Postpones Drills To Save Money

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Army National Guard is postponing most of its planned training in early September because of federal budget issues. Ohio Guard leader Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst made the announcement Friday evening in videos posted on the Guard’s website and on...
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Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

Buy AP Photo Reprints LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey family’s dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. The fire was reported early Friday evening in Lacey Township while the...

Zac Dysert cut by Denver Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have released nine-year veteran defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson and third-year safety Duke Ihenacho, a starter last season who had nine tackles in the Super Bowl. They also let go of third quarterback Zac Dysert, an Ada grad who starred...

Ohio Farmers Get More Money To Combat Lake’s Algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in Lake Erie. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio announced Friday that an additional $1 million will go into a program that will give grants to...

Updated: Findlay firefighter injured in house fire

A Findlay firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling a house fire early Saturday in southern Findlay. Firefighter Andy Kunst was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital, where he was treated and released, according to the Findlay Fire Department. Firefighters were called to...

Rally Planned Over Ohio Wal-Mart Police Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A rally is planned outside an Ohio Wal-Mart store where a man was fatally shot by police. The rally Saturday is the latest effort by people wanting to shed more light on the Aug. 5 shooting of 21-year-old John Crawford III inside the store in the Dayton...

Santana Homers Again In KC, Helps Indians Win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Carlos Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday night. The loss cut the Royals’ lead to a half-game over Detroit in the AL...

Kasich detractors options dwindle headed into fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — So you’re among the half of Ohio voters who weren’t planning to vote for John Kasich. What now? With the Republican governor’s Libertarian and tea party foes sidelined and his Democratic rival’s campaign disintegrating, pundits and...

Ohio Prep Football Game Halted After Fights

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say fights on the field and in the stands forced the stoppage of a season-opening high school football matchup in Ohio. The game between Garfield Heights and Collinwood was in the third quarter Friday night when officials halted play because...