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2 people missing after building explosion in Youngstown, Ohio

May. 29, 2024 01:30 AM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Two people were missing and seven were injured when a natural gas explosion caused extensive damage to a building in downtown Youngtown, Ohio, authorities said. The blast, which occurred around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, blew off the façade of Realty Tower....

Golfers want millions to give up a World Heritage Site in Ohio with ancient Indigenous ties

May. 28, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s historical society is one step away from gaining control of ancient ceremonial and burial earthworks maintained by a country club where members golf alongside the mounds. A trial was slated to begin Tuesday to determine how much the historical society...

Adam Scott is looking to keep alive a major streak that dates to 2001

May. 28, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Adam Scott would rather not miss the cut at any major. His early exit from the PGA Championship two weeks ago was particularly bad timing because it knocked him out of the top 60 in the world ranking for the first time in nearly six years. It also was the...

Federal investigation of former Ohio House speaker ends with no charges filed

May. 28, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials have notified Ohio’s former House speaker that they have closed their investigation of him and he will not face any charges. Cliff Rosenberger, a Republican from Wilmington, had resigned the post in 2018 after it went public that he was the...

Democrats plan to nominate Biden by virtual roll call to meet Ohio ballot deadline

May. 28, 2024 16:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be formally nominated as the Democratic presidential nominee through a virtual roll call ahead of the party’s official convention in Chicago in August — a maneuver that will allow Biden to appear on the November ballot in Ohio. The...

Democrats plan to nominate Biden by videoconference before their August convention to meet Ohio ballot deadline

May. 28, 2024 14:29 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats plan to nominate Biden by videoconference before their August convention to meet Ohio ballot deadline.

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 27, 2024 07:21 AM EDT

Marietta Times. May 23, 2024. Editorial: Will lawmakers learn from ruling? Ohio voters have understood for years that lawmakers in Columbus have gone power mad, seeking at every turn to claw control for themselves, rather than leave decision-making in the hands of...

Special session for ensuring President Biden makes Ohio's fall ballot could take several days

May. 24, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The rare special session that Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has called to pass legislation ensuring President Joe Biden appears on Ohio’s fall ballot could take several days. Due to differing interpretations of the proclamation DeWine issued Thursday, the...

Voting rights advocates ask federal judge to toss Ohio voting restrictions they say violate ADA

May. 24, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voting rights advocates asked a federal judge on Friday to strike down restrictions contained in Ohio's sweeping 2023 election law that they say restrict a host of trusted individuals from helping voters with disabilities cast absentee ballots. The motion for...

After firing, Cavs embark on coaching search with All-Star Donovan Mitchell's future bigger priority

May. 24, 2024 15:15 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Before starting his summer break, Donovan Mitchell let the Cavaliers know he's happy in Cleveland and excited about the future. With a new coach. While Mitchell didn't speak publicly about J.B. Bickerstaff or their relationship, the All-Star...