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Cause Of Ohio Fairgrounds Fire Still Not Known

GREENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The cause of a fire at a fairgrounds in western Ohio still remains unknown. The fire broke out Friday night at the Darke County Fairgrounds in Greenville and heavily damaged a 4H building. Fire officials in Greenville haven’t released any information...

In Governor Races, Democrats Eye Wage Increase

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and President Barack Obama’s dropping public approval amid the bumpy rollout of his signature health care law — and Democratic...

Haden Inactive For Browns Vs. Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have made Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden inactive for Sunday’s season finale against Pittsburgh due to injury. Haden is dealing with a hip pointer. He will be replaced by rookie Leon McFadden. Cleveland nose tackle Phil Taylor is out...

Bengals Missing TEs Gresham, Eifert Vs. Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are missing their two starting tight ends for the final regular-season game against the Ravens. Jermaine Gresham (hamstring) and rookie Tyler Eifert (neck) are inactive for the game on Sunday. Alex Smith and Orson Charles start in their place. Pro...

Ohio Man Charged In Double-fatal Faces Lawsuit

BLOUNTSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Ohio man charged with reckless homicide in an eastern Indiana couple’s car crash deaths also faces a lawsuit filed on behalf of the couple’s 9-year-old granddaughter. The suit contends Hailey Hicks watched her grandfather and grandmother...

New Ohio Law On Puppy Mills To Take Effect Jan. 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulations meant to crack down on puppy mills in Ohio will require licenses for breeders and clean cages for dogs. The licensing requirements that take effect with the new year mean dog breeders who produce at least nine litters and at least 60 dogs in a...

Ohio Prison Shop Meets Demand For Specialty Plates

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The tag shop at Lebanon Correctional Institution in southwestern Ohio is busy meeting growing demand for hundreds of specialty license plates featuring teams, schools, causes and special interests. Technology available since 2002 makes creating a new license...

In Governor’s Races, Democrats Eye Wage Increase

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and President Barack Obama’s dropping public approval amid the bumpy rollout of his signature health care law — and Democratic...

1 Dead, Officer Injured In Shootout Near Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in a city north of Dayton say one man is dead and an officer was injured in a shootout. The gun battle between authorities and a shooting suspect in the city of Troy broke out early Sunday morning. Police say officers and Miami County Sheriff’s...

Ohio Expands Registry Of Repeat Drunken-drivers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s public safety department is expanding its online registry of repeat drunken-drivers. The registry includes drivers who have five or more DUI convictions in the past two decades. The change comes after reports that the registry contained...