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Ohio Official Warns Of Driveway Paving Scams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general says residents should be on the lookout for driveway paving and contractor scams. Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office reports it has received more than 60 complaints involving asphalt, concrete or paving since June. In...

Higher Salt Prices Pinch Some Ohio Local Budgets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Higher salt prices are expected to put a strain on the budgets of some local governments in Ohio as they try to replenish salt supplies for the coming winter. State officials say salt prices for the Ohio Department of Transportation’s summer stock-up...

No. 5 Ohio State Pulls Away To Beat Navy 34-17

BALTIMORE (AP) — Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and No. 5 Ohio State beat Navy 34-17 Saturday for its 25th consecutive regular-season victory. Elevated into a starting role after senior Braxton Miller injured his right...

Ohio State pulls away to beat Navy in opener

BALTIMORE (AP) — Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and No. 5 Ohio State beat Navy 34-17 Saturday for its 25th consecutive regular-season victory. Elevated into a starting role after senior Braxton Miller injured his right...

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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Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

U.N. peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF, observe Syria’s Quneitra province at an observation point on Mount Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. An armed...

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...
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Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

FILE – In this Friday, June 27, 2014 file photo, Saudi King Abdullah speaks before a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at his private residence in the Red Sea city of in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Saudi state media carried comments by the King early Saturday, Aug....

California appeals teacher tenure ruling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining...