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FILE – This April 4, 2017, file photo shows the entrance to FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Ohio’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit attempting to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills that were authorized in a new law. Attorney General Dave Yost filed the lawsuit Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 in Franklin County Court against Energy Harbor. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, file)

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Sep. 23, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills that were authorized in a new law at the center of a $60 million federal bribery probe involving the former speaker of the Ohio House....

2 face charges after found with gun, shovels near airport

Sep. 21, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Two Virginia residents were arrested Monday after authorities said they were found walking on railroad tracks behind an Ohio airport with shovels, a pitchfork and a backpack containing a gun and ammunition. John Davison, 38, and Vicki Davison, 33, both of Virginia Beach, were...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks to pass, during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Best team in Ohio won't be on the field for Bengals-Browns

Sep. 16, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

With Ohio State, Ohio, Akron, Toledo, Kent State, Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio idle because of the coronavirus pandemic, that leaves football fans in the Buckeye State with Thursday night's Bengals-Browns game. Sorry, folks — Pro Picks probably will be watching Islanders-Lightning instead. At least this...

In this photo made on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, visitors ride the Wave Swinger in the

Virus still throwing theme park attendance for a loop

Sep. 7, 2020 8:26 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Theme park operators who spent months installing hand sanitizing stations, figuring out how to disinfect roller coasters seats and checking the temperatures of guests at their gates so they'd come back in the midst of the pandemic are finding many reluctant to return. Some parks have...

Payne Steffan poses for a photo with his duck, Arlo, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, near Jenera, Ohio. Steffan is sad he won't get to show off his ducks or get to impress the judges with how much he knows. The Hancock County Fair was cancelled due to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

No payoff: Summer without fairs leaves farm kids heartbroken

Sep. 5, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Well before the sun rises and then again after school, Arrissa Swails feeds and waters her goats, fancy chickens and three dairy cows. There’s another trip to the barn at night to hustle the chickens into their coop. It's a daily routine that typically takes the high school...

Jennifer Gottschalk, environmental health supervisor of the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, walks down a hallway of the department’s offices in Toledo, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. When the coronavirus pandemic struck earlier in the year, the county’s department was so short-staffed that her duties included overseeing campground and pool inspections, rodent control and sewage programs, while also supervising outbreak preparedness for a community of more than 425,000 people. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

Aug. 24, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century. Marshaled against a virus that has sickened at least 2.6 million in the U.S., killed more than 126,000 people and cost tens of millions of jobs and $3 trillion in federal rescue...

FILE - Republican Ohio state Rep. Larry Householder sits at the head of a legislative session as Speaker of the House, in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Householder, who is accused in a $60 million federal bribery probe, was removed from his leadership position on July 30, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Nuclear bailout tied to bribery scandal was years in making

Aug. 3, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A $1 billion bailout for Ohio’s two nuclear plants that’s now entangled in a state bribery scandal had little support when the idea came up three years ago. It was all but dead until the spring of last year, when the new leader of the Ohio House stepped up with a...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans quarterback Logan Woodside throws a pass during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. A seventh-round draft pick by Cincinnati in 2018, Woodside has been part of seven NFL roster moves. Now he is in Tennessee's training camp being given the chance to earn a roster spot in backing up Ryan Tannehill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Challenging road has QB eager to back up Titans' Tannehill

Aug. 3, 2020 1:51 AM EDT

Logan Woodside is used to being written off as a quarterback, starting when he was forced to transfer to a different Kentucky high school to start and then being benched twice in college at Toledo. The NFL has been little different so far. A seventh-round draft pick by Cincinnati in 2018, Woodside has been part...

Danielle Kang follows through on her drive on the fourth hole during the third and final round of the LPGA Drive On Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at Inverness Golf Club in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Aug. 2, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Danielle Kang was away from the LPGA Tour for six months during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is not to suggest she was without competition. She lost track of the games she played with her brother, Alex, who has spent two seasons on the Korn Ferry Tour, and boyfriend Maverick McNealy, in...

CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME TO DANIELLE, N0T DANNIELLE  - Danielle Kang  watches her drive on the tenth hole during the second round of the LPGA Drive On Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at Inverness Golf Club in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Kang survives wild back nine to share lead at Inverness

Aug. 1, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Danielle Kang returned from a 45-minute rain delay with two straight birdies. By the end of the round Saturday, she was happy to have a share of the lead in the LPGA Drive On Championship. Kang followed her back-to-back birdies with three straight bogeys, another birdie and finally a...