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Q&A: Democrat Shontel Brown on how she won Ohio primary

Aug. 05, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Shontel Brown's surge came almost out of the blue. Over just a few weeks, she surmounted a double-digit lead that progressive Nina Turner had built over months and easily won the Democratic nomination for a Cleveland-area congressional seat. But...

Ohio AG seeks to add former executives, regulator to lawsuit

Aug. 05, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Thursday asked a judge in Columbus to add two former FirstEnergy Corp. executives and the former chair of the Ohio utilities commission as defendants in a state racketeering lawsuit for their alleged roles in helping win passage of a...

Analysis: NFL kicks off amid nation's rising COVID-19 rates

Aug. 05, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — As COVID-19 and Delta variant positives increase across America, the NFL kicks off its first preseason since 2019 expecting the usual crowds. The numbers in the nation are of concern to some, staggeringly disappointing to others, and ignored by...

Biden's new evictions moratorium faces doubts on legality

Aug. 05, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden may have averted a flood of evictions and solved a growing political problem when his administration reinstated a temporary ban on evictions because of the COVID-19 crisis. But he left his lawyers with legal arguments that even he acknowledges might...

Man shot, killed during standoff with police at Ohio home

Aug. 05, 2021 13:01 PM EDT

MIFFLIN, Ohio (AP) — A man involved in a standoff with police at his northern Ohio home was shot and killed by officers during a confrontation inside the residence. A police SWAT team had gone to the Mifflin home around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to arrest Sean Rowe, 38. He...

Indians extend lease, ending relocation speculation

Aug. 05, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Soon to be known as Guardians, the Indians aren't leaving home anytime soon. Ending rampant speculation they would be relocating, the Indians agreed Thursday to a 15-year lease extension at Progressive Field, keeping them at their downtown ballpark...

Springer gets 4 hits, Matz wins as Jays beat Indians 8-6

Aug. 05, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — George Springer had four hits, including the 42nd leadoff home run of his career, and Steven Matz pitched six shutout innings as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 8-6 on Wednesday night. Springer connected on J.C. Mejia’s first pitch for...

MLB season starts March 31, again with every team scheduled

Aug. 04, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will open the 2022 season on March 31 — as long as there isn't a work stoppage — and will try for the fourth time to have every team play its first game on the same day for the first time since 1968. The league released the full...

FC Cincinnati, Red Bulls play to scoreless draw

Aug. 04, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Kenneth Vermeer made three saves for his fifth shutout of the season and FC Cincinnati tied the New York Red Bulls 0-0 on Wednesday night. Cincinnati (3-7-6) has lost only two of its last nine matches — with four clean sheets. New York (5-7-4)...

Kamara, Reyna each score twice, DC United beats Crew 4-2

Aug. 04, 2021 21:47 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ola Kamara and Yordy Reyna each scored twice and D.C. United beat the Columbus Crew 4-2 on Wednesday night. Reyna dispossessed Aboubacar Keita in the attacking half, Kamara took the ball and beat goalkeeper Eloy Room to make it 1-0 in the 19th...