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Ohio primaries may signal mood of 2022 midterm race

Aug. 03, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A pair of special congressional primaries Tuesday in Ohio could serve as litmus tests for the moods of the Republican and Democratic parties heading into next year's midterm elections. After the stinging defeat of one of his endorsed congressional...

Rubio's trade to Cavs official as he drops 38 in loss to US

Aug. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio's Olympics ended on the same day his time with the Cavaliers began. The veteran point guard was acquired in a trade with Minnesota that was finalized on Tuesday, filling one of the Cavs' biggest needs. Cleveland sent...

Judge: Shooting suit can continue against officer, not city

Aug. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit against the white Ohio police officer who shot and killed a Black teenager can continue, but the city of Columbus will not be held liable. The ruling Tuesday came months after attorneys for Columbus officer...

Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

Aug. 03, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get his apartment back. He was tired of waiting for federal rental assistance and wondered aloud “what they’re doing with that money?” Hours later, Luis...

Broncos rookie linebacker returns from 3 heart procedures

Aug. 03, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Wouldn't you know the player being described as all heart is the one who missed the offseason program after undergoing three heart procedures and was nearly implanted with a pacemaker. Rookie linebacker Jonathon Cooper, whose stock slipped after...

Ohio State, U. of Cincinnati, to require masks indoors

Aug. 03, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Both Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati announced this week that masks will be mandatory inside campus buildings amid a new wave of statewide masking requirements as coronavirus cases rise. Ohio State's rule, made public Monday,...

Browns LB Walker out with knee injury, Owusu-Koramoah back

Aug. 03, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns dodged their first major injury of this season. Starting middle linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. will not need surgery, but is expected to miss an extended period with a right knee injury sustained on a noncontact play in training camp Monday....

Deal allows Ohio State players to profit from jersey sales

Aug. 03, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Football players and athletes in Ohio State's other 35 sports now will be able to make money off the sale of Buckeyes jerseys bearing their names and numbers. The school said Tuesday it entered into a group licensing agreement allowing athletes who...

OVC sues Eastern Kentucky, Jacksonville St over exit fees

Aug. 03, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — The Ohio Valley Conference has sued Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State, contending they have not paid $1 million exit fees after both schools left the league this year for the Atlantic Sun Conference. Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State...

Relatives of Dayton shooting victims sue gun magazine maker

Aug. 03, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The high-capacity magazine used by the man who gunned down nine people in Dayton two years ago serves no purpose other than allowing for the killing of as many people as possible, family members of four victims alleged in a lawsuit against the magazine maker. ...