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As Biden prepares to address the nation, more than 6 in 10 US adults doubt his mental capability

Mar. 04, 2024 05:06 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A poll finds that a growing share of U.S. adults doubt that 81-year-old President Joe Biden has the memory and acuity for the job, turning his coming State of the Union address into something of a real-time audition for a second term. Roughly 6 in 10 say they're...

Ohio visits Chatman and Buffalo

Mar. 04, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Ohio Bobcats (17-12, 11-5 MAC) at Buffalo Bulls (4-25, 2-14 MAC) Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo hosts the Ohio Bobcats after Sy Chatman scored 25 points in Buffalo's 85-79 loss to the Toledo Rockets. The Bulls have gone 2-11...

2 police horses on the lam cause traffic jam on I-90 in Cleveland area

Mar. 03, 2024 14:07 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Drivers on an Ohio interstate came upon an unusual traffic hazard over the weekend — a pair of police horses trotting against traffic on the highway. The two animals on the lam caused an unusual traffic jam Saturday afternoon as they wove through slowing traffic...

Truck driver pulled to safety after crash leaves vehicle dangling over bridge across Ohio River

Mar. 02, 2024 07:48 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The driver of a semi-truck was pulled to safety Friday by firefighters following a crash that left the vehicle dangling over a bridge across the Ohio River. The three-vehicle crash on the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge connecting Louisville, Kentucky to...

Alabama IVF ruling highlights importance of state supreme court races in this year's US elections

Mar. 01, 2024 22:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The recent ruling in Alabama that frozen embryos are legally considered children created a political firestorm after the decision halted treatment for many couples seeking to have families through fertility treatments. It also has turned the spotlight on the importance of...

Brown has 16 in Ohio's 66-59 win over Bowling Green

Mar. 01, 2024 21:24 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Miles Brown had 16 points in Ohio's 66-59 victory over Bowling Green on Friday night. Brown shot 6 for 11 (1 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Bobcats (17-12, 11-5 Mid-American Conference). Shereef Mitchell scored 13 points,...

Patient and 3 staffers charged in another patient's beating death at mental health facility

Mar. 01, 2024 18:37 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A patient, two psychiatric assistants and a nurse have been indicted on charges stemming from the beating death of another patient at a state-run mental health facility in Ohio. A 24-year-old man who allegedly attacked the 57-year-old victim at Twin Valley...

Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service

Mar. 01, 2024 17:19 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest rail layoffs this week, combined with an investment fund's ongoing campaign for control of Norfolk Southern, are renewing concerns among unions and regulators about the effects all the cuts might have on safety and service. The worries about the lean...

Union rejects Kroger contract offer at 38 stores in West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio

Mar. 01, 2024 15:04 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Union workers at 38 Kroger stores in West Virginia and two other states have voted to reject the grocery chain’s contract proposal and give their bargaining committee the authority to call a strike. Members of the United Food & Commercial Workers...

High-stakes GOP congressional primary in Ohio takes voters, Republicans on a roller coaster ride

Mar. 01, 2024 13:38 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The roller coasters at nearby Cedar Point have nothing on the area's Republican congressional primary. When Republican J.R. Majewski announced his “(almost) resignation” from the high-stakes northwest Ohio contest this week, it was just the latest turn in...