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AP analysis: Partisan mapmaking advantage grew in Ohio

Mar. 21, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A political mapmaking process controlled by Ohio Republicans proved nearly impenetrable to Democrats' efforts during the 2018 elections, an Associated Press analysis has found, delivering results that allowed the GOP to retain sizable majorities even in the face of an upswing in...

Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud

Mar. 20, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday brought his re-election campaign to Ohio — a state essential to his 2020 strategy — touring a military tank plant and telling many of its cheering workers: "You better love me. I kept this place open." Trump also used the visit to...

The Latest: Trump attends re-election fundraiser in Ohio

Mar. 20, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Ohio (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is attending a re-election campaign fundraiser in northeast Ohio. Trump is participating in a round-table event with supporters before delivering remarks at a reception Wednesday at...

Ohio introduces alum Jeff Boals of Stony Brook as coach

Mar. 18, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has introduced Jeff Boals as its basketball coach, hoping the Bobcats' former captain can revive a team that went 14-17 this season. He succeeds Saul Phillips, whose contract was not renewed. Phillips went 81-77 overall and 40-50 in the Mid-American Conference over five seasons....

German scores 23 to lead N. Illinois past Ohio 80-61

Mar. 12, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German had 23 points as Northern Illinois topped Ohio 80-61 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tourney on Monday night. German shot 4 for 6 from behind the arc. Dante Thorpe had 18 points for Northern Illinois (16-16). Lacey James added 14 points. Doug Taylor tied...

No. 19 Buffalo captures MAC title with 82-79 win over Ohio

Mar. 5, 2019 10:27 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — After Buffalo bombed Ohio with 3-pointers last month, the No. 19 Bulls seemed ready for a repeat. Buffalo hit eight of its first 11 3-point attempts, but Ohio wouldn't go quietly this time. The Bulls led by as many as 12 points in the second half, but the game came down to the final...

Vander Plas scores 20 to lift Ohio past Akron 73-49

Mar. 2, 2019 5:12 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ben Vander Plas had 20 points as Ohio romped past Akron 73-49 on Saturday. Doug Taylor had 14 points and seven rebounds for Ohio (13-15, 5-11 Mid-American Conference), which broke its six-game road losing streak. Teyvion Kirk added 11 points. Jason Preston had nine rebounds for the...

Walker scores 23 to carry Kent St. past Ohio 78-73

Feb. 26, 2019 9:51 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 23 points as Kent State narrowly beat Ohio 78-73 on Tuesday night. Antonio Williams had 15 points and six rebounds for Kent State (20-8, 9-6 Mid-American Conference). Akiean Frederick added 10 points and nine rebounds. Jason Carter had 20 points for the Bobcats (12-15,...

Carter carries Ohio over Bowling Green 92-87 in OT

Feb. 22, 2019 10:35 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Teyvion Kirk's drive tied the game in regulation and his follow shot gave Ohio the lead for good in overtime as the Bobcats defeated Bowling Green 92-87 on Friday night. Kirk scored with 6.2 seconds left to send the game into OT tied at 81-all and his basket with 2:16 left in overtime...

Police: Pickup truck fatally hits pedestrian in crosswalk

Feb. 20, 2019 3:18 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a driver of a pickup truck hit a pedestrian in a crosswalk in Ohio and then drove away without stopping to check on the woman, who later died from her injuries. Cincinnati police say 37-year-old Holly Burns was on her way to work when she was struck around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday...