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Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

Jun. 16, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of the Ohio House expelled Rep. Larry Householder, the federally indicted Republican ex-speaker, Wednesday in a bipartisan vote that invoked their powers to remove a member for the first time in 150 years. The GOP-controlled House voted...

Ohio names 4th Vax-a-Million winners as vaccinations stall

Jun. 16, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state announced the fourth pair of Ohio Vax-a-Million winners Wednesday evening even as the bump from the incentive program fades and vaccination numbers remain stagnant. More than 3.4 million Ohioans entered their names for a shot at the $1...

Mahle fans 12, Reds silence Brewers' bats again in 2-1 win

Jun. 16, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tyler Mahle tied his career high with 12 strikeouts, Tucker Barnhart drove in the go-ahead run with a double in the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep. Cincinnati has won six...

Browns QB Mayfield in 'no rush' with contract extension

Jun. 16, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Along with everything else, Baker Mayfield is practicing patience this summer. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, whose strong 2020 season seemingly ended any debate about whether he can lead the franchise over the long term, said Wednesday that he's...

Ohio Senate approves legalized sports betting bill

Jun. 16, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate approved legislation to legalize sports betting in Ohio on Wednesday along with a bill to allow college athletes for the first time to earn money based on the use of their names, images and likenesses. Both bills now go to the House...

Bank's $40B plan to tackle racial, economic inequities

Jun. 16, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Huntington Bank is pledging $40 billion toward improving financial opportunities for consumers and businesses, while tackling social, racial and economic inequities. The Columbus, Ohio-based bank announced its community plan Wednesday in Detroit where its...

Ohio House expels former GOP speaker under federal indictment in historic vote; expulsion only 2nd time in state history

Jun. 16, 2021 15:42 PM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House expels former GOP speaker under federal indictment in historic vote; expulsion only 2nd time in state history.

Officer responding to shooting accidentally hits wounded man

Jun. 16, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer responding to reports of shots fired accidentally struck a wounded man who was lying in a street, authorities said. Eric Cole, 42, of Springfield, was flown to a hospital but was pronounced dead there a short time later....

Ohio budget may impact broadband money, government networks

Jun. 16, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate’s budget plan would squash the state’s momentum toward boosting broadband access and make it harder to get more residents connected to high-speed internet in areas where the private sector isn’t stepping in, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said. ...

Indians win 7-2, extend Orioles' road losing streak to 17

Jun. 15, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eddie Rosario delivered a two-run double and Bobby Bradley hit a solo homer as the Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore 7-2 Tuesday night, sending the Orioles to their 17th straight road loss. The Orioles committed four errors and moved closer to the major...