How many Ohioans are cremated?

Q: What percentage of Ohioans are cremated? A: It was 41 percent in 2013. That’s more than Kentucky, 24 percent, but fewer than Michigan, 52 percent. Cremation numbers are rising, and the main reasons appear to be social acceptance and cost. The average cremation with a...
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Votto walks on ball 3; Reds sweep Nationals, 8-2

AP Photo/John Minchillo CINCINNATI (AP) — Ball three. Take your base. With the help of a premature walk to Joey Votto that went unnoticed on the field, the Cincinnati Reds rallied for six runs in the seventh inning and beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 on Sunday. Todd...

Arena Football League

___ Orlando 63, Cleveland 42 San Jose 61, Portland 42 Philadelphia 51, Las Vegas 43 Tampa Bay 35, New Orleans 34 Arizona 59, Spokane 47 Jacksonville 41, Los Angeles 35 Spokane at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. New Orleans at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Orlando at Jacksonville, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at...

International League

___ Buffalo 3, Rochester 2 Pawtucket 5, Louisville 4 Durham 4, Syracuse 2 Lehigh Valley 1, Charlotte 0 Gwinnett 1, Columbus 0 Toledo 9, Indianapolis 8 Norfolk 6, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 1, 7 innings Louisville 5, Pawtucket 1 Norfolk 7, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 Rochester at Buffalo,...
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Young Lightning prove they belong on hockey’s biggest stage

AP Photo/Julie Jacobson TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The NHL playoffs have been a roller coaster of excitement, punctuated by a pair of Game 7s over the weekend to decide the Stanley Cup finalists. It’ll be Tampa Bay vs. Chicago in the best-of-seven series that begins Wednesday...

Ohio Agencies Determining Treatment For Moths, Mosquitoes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Environmental officials in Ohio are taking aim at mosquito and moth populations to keep them from ruining the summer season. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the Ohio Department of Agriculture has started setting up moth traps across 69 of Ohio’s 88...

Betsy Palmer, dies; was killer cook in ‘Friday the 13th’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betsy Palmer, the veteran character actress who achieved lasting, though not necessarily sought-after, fame as the murderous camp cook in the cheesy horror film “Friday the 13th,” has died at age 88. Palmer died Friday of natural causes at a...

Court Overturns Ruling Allowing Tunneling Under Ohio Park

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court has overturned a federal judge’s decision to allow tunneling beneath a state park in southeastern Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the 6th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday ordered that a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lawsuit...

Wright State Ousts Ohio With 8-3 Win

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Mark Fowler hit a home run and had three RBIs to lead Wright State past Ohio 8-3 on Sunday, eliminating the Bobcats from the NCAA regionals. Play was suspended in the top of the third inning because of rain on Saturday. Wright State (42-16) got eight...

Illinois Beats Notre Dame 3-0 In NCAA Regional

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Drasen Johnson threw a three-hitter to help Illinois beat Notre Dame 3-0 on Sunday in the NCAA regional tournament. Johnson (10-3) threw 106 pitches, and only allowed one base runner after the fifth inning, a single by Ryan Bull. Adam Walton, Reid Roper and...