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Winners announced in 2019 OAPME newspaper contest

Mar. 23, 2020 10:02 AM EDT

COLUMBUS (AP) — Newspapers in Columbus, Canton, Sandusky, Cleveland and Massillon were named the best in the state in the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition. General Excellence awards for 2019 went to The Columbus Dispatch, The Canton Repository, Sandusky Register, Cleveland...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Mar. 16, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Ohio Gov. DeWine shows he’s up to COVID-19 challenge Akron Beacon Journal March 14 Just as with power, a crisis doesn’t change a person’s character so much as reveal it. What we’ve learned in the last 10 days...

FILE- In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum stands in Cooperstown, N.Y. On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the hall said it will close to the public beginning Sunday at 5 p.m. due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

The Latest: Kroenke to pay arena employees during shutdown

Mar. 15, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 12:30 a.m.. Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche ownership Kroenke Sports & Entertainment says it will pay its part-time and hourly employees impacted by the cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak for the...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Mar. 10, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Metro Parks levy deserves voter support The Akron Beacon Journal March 9 It’s easy to love parks, especially in Summit County where we’re blessed with a strong Metro Parks system that’s grown to include 16 parks and...

Former coaches, Jimmie Johnson, left, and Bill Cowher making introductions at the NFL Honors football award show Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Steelers-Cowboys in Hall of Fame game, honor former coaches

Mar. 10, 2020 1:02 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys will play in the Hall of Fame Game to honor their former coaches, Bill Cowher and Jimmy Johnson, who will be inducted this summer. The game opens the preseason schedule on Aug. 6, with Cowher and Johnson entering the hall two days later. ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Mar. 2, 2020 9:55 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Horrigan’s ambitious equity goal critical to Akron’s future Akorn Beacon Journal Feb. 29 The crowd at Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan’s State of the City address rose as one Wednesday to deliver a standing ovation for his...

Nursing home aide charged in death of patient with dementia

Mar. 2, 2020 2:40 PM EST

HARTVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A nurse’s aide who was working when a patient with dementia wandered away from a nursing home two years ago and later died has now been charged with reckless homicide and gross patient neglect. The Canton Repository reports that federal agents arrested Dewarn Bell, 53, at her...

Company wins state aid for moving production, jobs into Iowa

Feb. 27, 2020 7:54 AM EST

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — The Timken Co. is planning to move auger production to Clinton from across the Mississippi River in Fulton, Illinois. Timken Drives, a subsidiary of North Canton, Ohio-based Timken, last week was awarded $250,000 direct financial assistance by the Iowa Economic Development Authority....

Hall of Fame to hold 2 inductions, in August and September

Feb. 25, 2020 1:19 PM EST

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pro Football Hall of Fame will hold two induction ceremonies this year. The five modern-day players, plus the two coaches and three contributors elected separately as part of the NFL's centennial celebration, will go into the Canton shrine on Aug. 8. Ten senior players also chosen...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Feb. 24, 2020 6:13 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Kent State must keep Fonda as May 4 speaker Akron Beacon Journal Feb. 22 Nearly 47 years after the last U.S. combat troops boarded a C-130 and departed Tan Son Nhut air base near Saigon, the Vietnam War continues to divide us. Worse yet,...