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A tornado outbreak in February? In the Great Lakes? Storms leave a trail of destruction

Feb. 29, 2024 14:04 PM EST

Severe storms that appear to have spawned a rare February tornado outbreak sent sleeping Midwesterners scrambling for safety and left a trail of damage and power outages across four Great Lakes states, including the Chicago suburbs, ending a spell of summerlike, sometimes record temperatures. ...

Ohio University pauses race-based scholarships after US Supreme Court ruling

Feb. 29, 2024 09:53 AM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University has paused the awarding of race-based diversity scholarships following the Supreme Court's decision last summer to strike down affirmative action in college admissions. The university — one of Ohio's largest, with about 20,000 undergraduates at...

Bowling Green visits Hunter and Ohio

Feb. 29, 2024 04:04 AM EST

Bowling Green Falcons (17-11, 8-7 MAC) at Ohio Bobcats (16-12, 10-5 MAC) Athens, Ohio; Friday, 6 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Ohio faces the Bowling Green Falcons after Jaylin Hunter scored 23 points in Ohio's 74-67 victory against the Akron Zips. The Bobcats...

Rocky Brands: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 17:41 PM EST

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Rocky Brands Inc. (RCKY) on Wednesday reported profit of $6.7 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Nelsonville, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 91 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs,...

Greif: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 16:43 PM EST

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Greif Inc. (GEF) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $67.2 million. The Delaware, Ohio-based company said it had profit of $1.17 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.27 per share. ...

An Ohio city is marking 30 years since the swearing-in of former US Treasurer Mary Ellen Withrow

Feb. 28, 2024 16:33 PM EST

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A history-making, record-setting former U.S. treasurer is being celebrated in her Ohio city this week as she marks the 30th anniversary of her swearing-in ceremony. Democratic Mary Ellen Withrow, 93, plans six appearances Thursday and Friday around Marion, about...

Lower auto prices are finally giving Americans a break after years of inflationary increases

Feb. 28, 2024 11:29 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Price increases for cars and trucks in the United States, which helped fuel inflation for nearly three years, are slowing and in some cases falling, helping cool overall inflation and giving frustrated Americans more hope of finding an affordable vehicle. Behind the...

Jaylin Hunter scores 23 points to lead Ohio over Akron 74-67

Feb. 27, 2024 22:28 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Hunter scored 23 points and Ohio beat Akron 74-67 on Tuesday night. Hunter also added six assists for the Bobcats (16-12, 10-5 Mid-American Conference). AJ Clayton scored 18 points and added four blocks. Aidan Hadaway and Shereef Mitchell scored 10 points...

Hunter's 20 lead Miami (Ohio) past Bowling Green 66-58

Feb. 27, 2024 21:39 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Darweshi Hunter scored 20 points as Miami (Ohio) beat Bowling Green 66-58 on Tuesday night. Hunter added five rebounds for the RedHawks (14-14, 8-7 Mid-American Conference). Bradley Dean scored 15 points while shooting 6 for 13, including 2 for 5 from...

TimkenSteel: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 18:33 PM EST

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — CANTON, Ohio (AP) — TimkenSteel Corp. (TMST) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Canton, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 3 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 36 cents per share....