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Division IV softball: Old Fort takes out New Riegel

By SCOTT COTTOS staff writer OAK HARBOR — Coach Jason Ward thought his Old Fort team would turn in a quality performance in its Division IV district semifinal against New Riegel on Wednesday. And his state-ranked Stockaders didn’t let him down in the least, as they...
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Locally: Fostoria basketball camp set

The Fostoria High School Redmen Basketball Camp for players entering grades 6-8 next fall is scheduled for June 21-23 at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School. The cost is $20 per player or $35 for two or more campers from the same family, with a registration deadline of June...

LEADING OFF: Braves await Freeman results, Rox-Twins play 2

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman (5) has his hand examined by trainer Jim Lovell after he was hit by a pitch from Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Aaron Loup (62) in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Atlanta. Freeman left the game. (AP...

$20M Federal Grant Supports New Great Lakes Research Center

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan is establishing a research institute focused on sustainable management of the Great Lakes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is funding the new Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research with a five-year,...

Lookin At Lee eyes Preakness glory after strong run in Derby

FILE – In this May 6, 2017, file photo, John Velazquez rides Always Dreaming, right, to victory in the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. At left is Lookin at Lee, with jockey Corey Lanerie. Finishing second in the Derby seemingly impressed no...

Ohio High School Students Get Pepper-sprayed For Class

CLEVELAND (AP) — A group of Ohio high school students has voluntarily gotten pepper-sprayed in the face. More than a dozen Barberton High School students agreed to be sprayed last week with their parents’ permission as part of a class exercise for aspiring police officers....

Police: 'Coast to Coast' bank robber arrested in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of robbing banks in New York City and Los Angeles has been arrested. Police say the man known as the “Coast to Coast Bandit,” 50-year-old Jon Waulters, of Brooklyn, was arrested in New York Wednesday afternoon. Police say he...

Ohio High School Students Get Pepper Sprayed For Class

CLEVELAND (AP) — A group of Ohio high school students has voluntarily gotten pepper sprayed in the face. More than a dozen Barberton High School students agreed to be sprayed last week with their parents’ permission as part of a class exercise for aspiring police officers....

Wednesday’s Scores

Martins Ferry 2, Richmond Edison 1 Rocky River Lutheran W. 22, Kirtland 2 Warren Champion 8, Gates Mills Hawken 7 Berlin Center Western Reserve 4, McDonald 2 Dalton 5, Cuyahoga Hts. 2 Kalida 5, McComb 4 Tiffin Calvert 13, Sycamore Mohawk 1 Vienna Mathews 5, Fairport Harbor Harding 3

With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward preserving the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran, coupling the move with fresh ballistic missile sanctions to show it isn’t going light on the Islamic republic. The State...