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Bills Would Let Ohioans Register To Vote Online

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Residents in swing state Ohio could register to vote online under separate proposals introduced in the Legislature. One measure from state Sen. Frank LaRose would direct the state to implement an online registration system. Residents could also still...

Cleveland Sports Facilities Await County’s Sin Tax Proposal

CLEVELAND (AP) — County officials in northeast Ohio are still deciding how to split a sin tax among stadiums and arenas of Cleveland sports teams. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports ( ) the Gateway Economic Development Corporation — which owns two Cleveland professional...

Md. Awards $93,000 To Abandoned Coal Mine Project

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland is giving an Ohio engineering firm $93,000 to help reduce acid drainage from abandoned coal mines in western Maryland. The Board of Public Works approved the grant Wednesday to CTL Engineering of Columbus, Ohio. The work will be done...

Oakland Beats Wright State 76-67

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Corey Petros and Max Hooper scored 17 points apiece as Oakland handed Wright State its sixth-straight conference loss with a 76-67 win Wednesday night. Khalil Felder added 12 points and five boards for the Golden Grizzlies (14-14, 9-4 Horizon League), who hit...

Richie Hits Key Basket As W. Michigan Stymies Ohio 80-69

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Austin Richie finished with 19 points, including a key jump shot to cool off an Ohio rally late in the game as Western Michigan held on to defeat the Bobcats 80-69 on Wednesday night. Western Michigan (16-10, 7-6 Mid-American) shot 52 percent from the...

Manley Leads Kent State To 58-53 Win Over Ball State

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Devereaux Manley hit 5 of 9 from 3-point range and scored 19 points to lead Kent State to a 58-53 win over Ball State Wednesday night. Kent State (18-8, 9-4 Mid-American) moved into a first-place tie with Bowling Green in the East Division of the MAC. Chris...
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Uneasy alliances as fractured Iraq battles IS group

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 file photo, Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen fire at Islamic State group positions during an operation outside Amirli, some 105 miles (170 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. When the Islamic State group staged a lightening...

Cleveland Man Convicted Of Operating Pill Mills

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cleveland man has been convicted of running so-called pill mills selling painkiller prescriptions to as many as 40 people a day. Federal prosecutors and the State Board of Pharmacy say 65-year-old Christopher Stegawski was convicted Friday of conspiracy to...

Real Money, Real World simulation planned

To recognize Hancock County Saves Week Feb. 23-28, Hancock County Saves is hosting a Real Money, Real World simulation Tuesday. The free event will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Findlay’s Alumni Memorial Union, 1000 N. Main St. The public can play an...

Gingrich receives Lions Clubs International top honor

Karl Gingrich, of Findlay, has been named a Melvin Jones Fellow by the Lions Club International Foundation, in recognition of his commitment to world service. Named for the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones, the fellowship is one of the foundation’s highest...