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Kucherov has 5 points, Lightning beat Blue Jackets 5-1

Feb. 18, 2019 11:05 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Nikita Kucherov is at his best, there is little opposing teams can do to stop the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win. Kucherov now has 99 points to lead the...

Officials: Ohio has a hepatitis A outbreak, but it's not new

Feb. 18, 2019 5:48 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health says reports that wrongly imply a newly declared outbreak of hepatitis A are circulating around the state, apparently prompted by a recent case involving a restaurant worker. A statewide outbreak of hepatitis A was declared last summer. Department...

Gonzalez, Newman competing to be Pirates' starting shortstop

Feb. 18, 2019 4:35 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Erik Gonzalez and Kevin Newman are competing to start at shortstop for Pittsburgh, the one open position in the Pirates' everyday lineup. The job opened when Jordy Mercer left after seven seasons and signed with the Detroit Tigers. Gonzalez was acquired from Cleveland on Nov. 14....

New owners plan to move historic riverboat to Ohio winery

Feb. 18, 2019 1:41 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The new owners of Cincinnati's historic Showboat Majestic plan to continue using the double-decker riverboat as an entertainment venue on the Ohio River. Adams County real estate agent Joe Brumley and his wife, Cortnee, bought the country's last floating theater for around $110,000 this...

411 jobs lost by abrupt closure of 90-year-old Kroger bakery

Feb. 18, 2019 11:00 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of workers are trying to figure out their next steps after the abrupt closure of a Kroger bakery in Ohio eliminated 411 jobs. The Cincinnati-based company announced the closure of the 90-year-old bakery in Columbus on Feb. 11. Kroger cited the "outdated layout and age" of the...

2 from rescue group plead guilty over cats left in trailer

Feb. 18, 2019 10:25 AM EST

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Two women who ran an Ohio animal rescue operation have pleaded guilty to charges related to the abandonment of more than 20 cats in a trailer that was then tied shut. They were charged in August after the Licking County Humane Society took custody of the cats left behind by the women's...

No. 11 Michigan State beats Ohio State 62-44, but Ward hurt

Feb. 17, 2019 8:14 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward. Now the Spartans may be without their standout big man for a while. Ward left in the second half with a broken left hand, but No. 11 Michigan State still rolled to a 62-44 victory over Ohio...

Cumberland has 27, Cincinnati beats Wichita State 72-62

Feb. 17, 2019 3:58 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jarron Cumberland is carrying Cincinnati's offense as February starts to wind down. The junior guard scored 27 points, matching his career high with six 3-pointers, and the Bearcats swept their season series with Wichita State, beating the Shockers 72-62 on Sunday. They're already looking...

Panarin powers Blue Jackets past Blackhawks 5-2

Feb. 17, 2019 12:35 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Artemi Panarin had a big night against his former team, making the most of a little luck. Panarin had two goals and an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday night for their fifth win in six games. Pierre-Luc Dubois added a goal and an assist for...

Williams scores 20 to carry Kent St. past E. Michigan 71-58

Feb. 16, 2019 10:40 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Antonio Williams had 20 points as Kent State defeated Eastern Michigan 71-58 on Saturday night. Philip Whittington had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Kent State (19-6, 8-4 Mid-American Conference). Jaylin Walker added 15 points. Kevin McAdoo had 13 points for the Eagles (11-14, 5-7). Tariq...