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Arts Agency Names 9 New National Heritage Fellows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Endowment for the Arts is honoring nine new recipients of the National Heritage Fellowships. The arts agency says the honorees announced Wednesday were chosen for...

Judge Dismisses 2 Counts In Businessman’s Trial

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two of 10 criminal counts have been dropped against a northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire accused of making illegal campaign contributions. A federal judge ruled Wednesday...

Blue Jackets Trade Nikita Nikitin To Oilers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenseman Nikita Nikitin (nih-KEE’-tuh nih-KEE’-tin) to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick. Blue...

Ohio Delays New Requirements For Jobless Benefits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says it’s delaying the enforcement of new regulations that require Ohioans to do more to get unemployment benefits. The rules require those seeking...

Arena Football League

x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference ___ Pittsburgh 57, Iowa 27 Spokane 70, San Antonio 30 Cleveland 69, Philadelphia 68 Tampa Bay 35, Orlando 34 Jacksonville 54, New Orleans 13 Arizona...

Thunderstorms Cause Flooding, Downed Lines, Deaths

PHELPS, N.Y. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms are being blamed for the deaths of two people killed by a falling tree in New York, flooded roads in northeast Ohio and downed power lines in Indiana and...

Forgotten Star Finally Gets Grave Marker, Memorial

HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — The western New York grave of an African-American baseball legend who played more than a century ago finally has a marker. The Buffalo News reports ( ) that a tombstone and...

Daughter Of Slaying Victims Imprisoned For Drugs

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman whose former boyfriend is accused of killing her parents with a sledgehammer has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison on drug charges. Nineteen-year-old...

Teen From North Carolina Drowns In Ohio Pond

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Officials have identified a 17-year-old North Carolina boy who drowned in a northern Ohio pond earlier this week. The Richland County Coroner’s office identified the...
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