Ohio Turnpike Vendors To Give Out Free Coffee

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Vendors at service plazas along the Ohio Turnpike will be offering motorists a free cup of coffee on New Year’s Eve. Turnpike officials say the free coffee will be available beginning at 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve until 7 a.m. New Year’s Day....

Democrat To Decide Whether He’ll Run For Ohio Gov.

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio Democrat is set to announce whether he’ll make a run for Ohio governor. Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune says he will reveal his decision Monday afternoon. Portune could set up a Democratic primary against Cuyahoga County...

Ohio Casino Worker, 2 Others Charged With Theft

CINCINNATI (AP) — A casino employee in Cincinnati and two others have been indicted on charges accusing them in a cheating scheme. The indictment say the employee misused a rewards program at Cincinnati’s Horseshoe Casino that allowed the two others to essentially gamble...

Cleveland Hospital Taking Suburban Medical Centers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s University Hospitals is set to take over two suburban medical centers. University Hospitals received final approval from government regulators this past week to complete the deal It will take control of Parma Community General Hospital and EMH...

Flyers-Oilers Sums

First Period_1, Edmonton, T.Hall 15, :32. 2, Edmonton, Nugent-Hopkins 10 (T.Hall, Ference), 4:02. Penalties_Grossmann, Phi (hooking), 8:37; Rinaldo, Phi (charging), 16:37; Streit, Phi (cross-checking), 18:53. Second Period_3, Philadelphia, Simmonds 11 (Giroux, Voracek), 3:37...

Cleveland State Holds On To Beat Kent State 78-70

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Sebastian Douglas made all five of his field goal attempts, and hit 4 of 5 free throws, for 14 points, to give Cleveland State a 78-70 victory over Kent State Saturday night. Bryn Forbes also had 14 points with five assists. Anton Grady and Trey Lewis each added...

Saturday’s Scores

Akr. Manchester 54, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 47 Albany Alexander 52, Amanda-Clearcreek 32 Athens 67, Mt. Pisgah Christian, Ga. 55 Beloit W. Branch 53, Can. South 28 Can. Timken 57, Navarre Fairless 44 Cin. Sycamore 33, Kings Mills Kings 32 Greenfield McClain 64, Leesburg Fairfield 32...

A Couple of Unusual NKP Auto Cars

Back at Milepost 774, I told you about seeing a photo of a short, 40-foot double door Nickel Plate boxcar in a yard in St. Louis and how I “needed” one for my railroad.  I got in touch with my friend Ray, the guru of all things in terms of older freight cars and he...

South Carolina Beats Akron 78-42

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin knew he was going to have growing pains with seven freshman and five sophomores in his second season with the Gamecocks. Over the course of the last four games, he’s mostly liked what he’s seen. Senior Brenton...

American Hockey League

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Lake Erie 5, Chicago 4, OT Albany 4, Portland 1 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Hershey, 7 p.m. Hamilton at Utica, 7 p.m. Providence at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Worcester at Hartford, 7 p.m. St. John’s...