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Ohio House Republicans debut new anti-vaccine mandate bill

Sep. 28, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public and private sector employees could seek exemptions from employer-mandated coronavirus vaccines in three general areas, including an ability to demonstrate the presence of COVID-19 antibodies, under a newly introduced Republican bill in the Ohio House. ...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Sep. 28, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

KPC News. Sept. 26, 2021. Editorial: Hoosiers should welcome Afghan refugees to communities Indiana has captured part of the national spotlight following the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, playing host to more than 6,000 refugees airlifted out...

Blue Jackets reset and look for path back to playoffs

Sep. 28, 2021 12:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brad Larsen had a ringside seat as the Columbus Blue Jackets tanked down the stretch last season. He watched how players conducted themselves when the going got tough. Larsen, then an assistant under coach John Tortorella, was in a good position to...

CAIR, advocate groups sue GOP's legislative maps in Ohio

Sep. 27, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The newly drawn legislative district maps in Ohio were contested for the third time Monday, when state and national civic groups filed suit alleging the Republican-controlled redistricting process violated voters' rights. The newest lawsuit, filed...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 26, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Raymond Central def. Ashland-Greenwood, 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 Adams Central Tournament= Adams Central def. Centura, 25-15, 25-23 Broken Bow def. Boone Central, 25-9, 25-16 ...

No. 10 Buckeyes break loose with 59-7 rout of Akron

Sep. 26, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After three tough games -- including an upset by Oregon two weeks ago -- No. 10 Ohio State got a chance to break in another freshman quarterback and restore some confidence before heading into the teeth of the conference schedule. The 59-7 rout of...

Zardes scores twice, Crew tops Montreal 2-1

Sep. 25, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the Columbus Crew kept its playoff hopes alive by defeating Montreal 2-1 on Saturday night. The Crew (9-11-7) moved into ninth place in the Eastern Conference, a point behind Atlanta for the final berth. Montreal...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Central 48, Wood River-Shelton Co-op 0 Alma 48, Southern Valley 8 Anselmo-Merna 52, Amherst 7 Ansley-Litchfield def. Twin Loup, forfeit Arapahoe 49, Elm Creek 28 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 47, Riverside, Oakland 12 AC/GC 52, Nodaway Valley 6 ADM, Adel 40, Atlantic 16 Alburnett 26, Highland, Riverside 21 Algona 28, North Polk, Alleman 27 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Amite County 34, Franklin Co. 28 Baldwyn 34, Alcorn Central 2 Bay 22, St. Stanislaus 14 Bay Springs 30, Richton 6 Belmont 21, Red Bay, Ala. 0 Benton...