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Wednesday’s Scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament Thursday’s Semifinals Division III Versailles (26-1) vs. Elyria Catholic (22-5), 6:30 Ottawa-Glandorf (25-2) vs. Columbus Africentric ((25-3), 8 FINAL: Saturday, 2 Division IV Ottoville (26-2) vs. Buckeye Central (26-1), 1...
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Prep girls basketball: Four players share top awards

COLUMBUS — Four players shared top honors as the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association released its all-Ohio Division I and II girls basketball teams on Wednesday. Tipp City Tippecanoe’s Maddie Frederick and Gates Mills Gilmour Academy’s Naz Hillmon were named...

Hancock County jobless rate tied for third lowest

Hancock County’s unemployment rate rose slightly in January but still was low enough to tie with Auglaize County for third lowest in Ohio. Hancock County’s rate climbed to 3.5 percent in January from 3.4 percent in December, the State Job and Family Services Department reported....

Browns star tackle Joe Thomas NFL future still in limbo as of 3/13

Update March 14th: Browns no longer awaiting decision from star tackle Joe Thomas, who announced his retirement By TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star tackle Joe Thomas has not informed the team of his future plans as Cleveland prepares to sign free agents. Thomas has been...
Afrin Kurds
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Turkish forces launch assault on Kurdish town

Turkish forces surround Kurdish town Afrin in northern Syria By SARAH EL DEEB and SUZAN FRASER BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey said Tuesday its troops and allied Syrian fighters have encircled the Kurdish-held town of Afrin in northern Syria, putting hundreds of thousands of civilians under...
Trump speaks to media
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AP Video: Trump dumps Tillerson for Pompeo as Sec. of State

Trump replaces Tillerson with Pompeo in dramatic shakeup By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by tweet on Tuesday and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take his place, abruptly ending...
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Students, bus driver throw punches, fistfight caught on video

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several students have been captured on video fighting a school bus driver in Ohio and knocking him to the ground. WBNS-TV reports the fight happened Friday at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center in Columbus just after its 2:30 p.m. dismissal. Police say...
Hillary Clinton in India
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Hillary Clinton: US did not ‘deserve’ Trump presidency

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not “deserve” Donald Trump’s presidency and these are “perilous times.” The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke over the weekend at India Today...
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All-Ohio Girls Basketball: Gillig is 2nd-team all-Ohio selection

Four area players were rewarded for successful seasons as the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association released its all-Ohio girls basketball selections for the 2017-18 season. The teams were selected by a panel of sports media members from throughout the state. Elmwood’s Zoe...

Tillerson out as secretary of state, to be replaced by CIA chief Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ousted Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, tweeting in a surprise Tuesday morning announcement that Tillerson will be replaced by CIA director Mike Pompeo. A White House official said Trump wanted to have a new team in place ahead of...
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