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Intel to build $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

Jan. 24, 2022 22:11 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chipmaker Intel said Friday it will invest $20 billion to build a new factory in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage of chips powering everything from phones to cars to home appliances while also signaling the giant company’s commitment to manufacturing...

'Snowhio': US trains for World Cup qualifier in Columbus

Jan. 24, 2022 21:09 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twenty U.S. players trained on a whitened field in 22-degree (minus-6 Celsius) weather the team dubbed “Snowhio” on Monday as the United States began preparations for this week's chilly World Cup qualifier against El Salvador. Christian Pulisic, Tyler...

2 US Senate candidates in Ohio to jump primaries and debate

Jan. 24, 2022 19:22 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Trump-aligned Republican and an underdog progressive Democrat are taking an unusually early step in their campaigns for the U.S. Senate: They're holding a debate. The odd match-up between Josh Mandel, a former GOP state treasurer, and Democrat Morgan Harper,...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jan. 24, 2022 15:00 PM EST

Cleveland Plain Dealer. January 23, 2022. Editorial: Yet more evidence from FirstEnergy that Ohio’s utility regulation is broken In the latest development in Ohio’s utility regulation mess, an audit commissioned by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has found...

Another delay for ex-deep-sea treasure hunter stuck in jail

Jan. 24, 2022 11:01 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The long-running case of a former deep-sea treasure hunter marking his sixth year in jail for refusing to disclose the whereabouts of missing gold coins has hit yet another roadblock. Research scientist Tommy Thompson has been held in contempt of court since...

Forsberg stops 35 shots as Senators beat Blue Jackets 2-1

Jan. 23, 2022 21:15 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Anton Forsberg stopped 35 shots as the Ottawa Senators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak. Artem Zub and Tim Stützle scored for the Senators. Forsberg had 13 saves in the first period, 12 in the second and 10 in...

Hanif Abdurraqib, Tom Lin receive Carnegie literary awards

Jan. 23, 2022 19:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Receiving a literary prize from the American Library Association is a kind of homecoming for the essayist-poet Hanif Abdurraqib. “When I was young, I treated the library as a place to pass time, to get lost in books that I could have otherwise not afforded to...

High fertilizer prices could mean smaller crops for farmers

Jan. 22, 2022 11:44 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Farmers across Mississippi are having to adjust to a steep rise in the price of fertilizer. The Mississippi State Extension Service recently released a study about how farmers are coping with fertilizer prices approaching record highs, WCBI-TV reported. ...

Activist and tech exec Traci Johnson launches US Senate bid

Jan. 22, 2022 11:11 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrat Traci Johnson has joined the race of U.S. Senate in Ohio, pledging to energize the party's urban and suburban base by working to quell political divisions, address gun violence, and fight for affordable wifi, voting rights and the environment. The...

Crosby's 15th hat trick leads Penguins over Blue Jackets 5-2

Jan. 21, 2022 22:50 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sidney Crosby notched his 15th career hat trick and added an assist to lead Pittsburgh over the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 Friday night for the Penguins’ fourth straight win. Brian Dumoulin had a goal and two assists, Mike Matheson added a goal and an assist,...