Trump’s immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out and deep concern that the changes don’t go far enough, allowing children to still be held...

Supreme Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax...

Trump says he’ll sign order ending child-parent separation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order later Wednesday that would end the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. “We want to keep families together. It’s...

Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention. That’s according to two people familiar with her thinking who...

Ryan says House votes Thursday on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan says the House will vote Thursday on GOP immigration bills, but he offered no back-up plan to bring an end to family separations at the border if the measure fails to pass. “Right now we’re focused on getting this bill...

Firefighters suspended; accused of making porn at firehouse

AKRON (AP) — Two firefighters in Ohio have been suspended for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse. Akron officials say Arthur Dean and Deann Eller were both placed on administrative leave on Monday while the city launched an investigation into the matter. Fire...

Prosecutor: DNA clears man imprisoned since ’02 for rape

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Cleveland say newly tested DNA evidence appears to clear a man in prison since 2002 on rape and kidnapping charges. Cleveland.com reports Cuyahoga County prosecutors have filed a motion saying it won’t oppose the Ohio Innocence...

Astronomy park named for John Glenn set to open on solstice

LOGAN (AP) — An astronomy park named for astronaut-hero John Glenn is about to open in his native Ohio. The John Glenn Astronomy Park is located in Hocking Hills State Park in the southeastern part of the state. A grand opening ribbon-cutting is scheduled Thursday to coincide...
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VIDEO: Nicki’s bar finally meets the wrecking ball

After years of holding out as flood-prone buildings all around it were demolished, the former Nicki’s bar at 139 N. Main St. has begun to be torn down as part of the county’s flood reduction efforts.