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Columbus beats Dallas 3-2, as Stars drop fourth straight

Oct. 16, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets knew to be successful this season they needed scoring production from their younger players and strong goaltending. On Wednesday night, they got both. Sonny Milano and Alexander Wennberg each scored for the first time this season to lift the Columbus Blue...

Lawmakers introduce bill prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination

Oct. 16, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill to forbid employment and housing discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community. The latest iteration of the Ohio Fairness Act was introduced by Democratic Rep. Michael Skindell and Republican Rep. Brett Hillyer on Wednesday. The Columbus...

Biden: Syria withdrawal proves Trump is a 'complete failure'

Oct. 16, 2019 7:57 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Seeking to leverage his experience in foreign policy, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Wednesday ripped Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. military forces from Syria as the latest proof that the president is a "complete failure" who is gutting American credibility around...

City denies vice cops violated rights of strip club dancers

Oct. 16, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's capital city argues a federal court should dismiss a lawsuit by strip club dancers who allege malicious prosecution by two Columbus officers from a since-disbanded vice unit. Six women allege Kahoots Gentlemen's Club was targeted in retaliation for firing a bouncer who claimed...

Third death reported from weekend accident

Oct. 16, 2019 12:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A third person has died from injuries sustained in a weekend accident involving three vehicles. The Columbus Dispatch reports Gahanna Lincoln High School's principal informed students that 17-year-old junior JaShawn Scott had died. He was on the school's football team. Police in...

Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against Democrats

Oct. 14, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Gagin says he hasn't changed much politically, even as so much around him has. The attorney from rural Belmont County, Ohio, became a Republican in 2013 after Democrats embraced environmental policies that he believed were detrimental to the area's coal mining and fracking...

Sen. Sherrod Brown to deliver Ohio State University address

Oct. 13, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is set to deliver the commencement address at Ohio State University. The school announced Tuesday that Brown will speak to 3,600 students graduating this December at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The three-term Democratic Ohio senator is an alumus of...

2 killed in Columbus collisions

Oct. 13, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people have been killed and two seriously injured in collisions in a Columbus intersection. Police in central Ohio say the driver of a Toyota Camry and a female passenger were dead at the scene, while another female passenger had life-threatening injuries after the crash late...

Miller turns back 26 shots, Ducks down Blue Jackets 2-1

Oct. 11, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks aren't scoring many goals. They haven't needed many in winning four of their first five games. The Ducks surrendered just one goal in each of the four wins this season and gave up only two in their only setback. Meanwhile, they're averaging just over two goals per...

Carolina beats Isles 5-2 for best start in franchise history

Oct. 11, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dougie Hamilton and Andrei Svechnikov each had a goal and an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 Friday night and improved to 5-0-0 for the first time in franchise history. Teuvo Teravainen, Brett Pesce and Eric Haula also scored, and Nino Neiderreiter...