$38M At Ohio State Fairgrounds Keeps Horse Event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers of the All American Quarter Horse Congress have decided to stay in Ohio after the state committed $38 million for upgrades at the state fairgrounds. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1hcvlEJ) Ohio risked losing its contract with the...

Artist Sought For Ohio’s New US Capitol Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio commission is seeking an artist to design a statue of inventor Thomas Edison for the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. The nonprofit Ohio Statuary Hall Commission is now accepting proposals from interested artists. The artist eventually...
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Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

AP Photo/Chris Young TORONTO (AP) — Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series. Shaun...

Cleveland Port Allows Looks At Visiting Freighter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Residents and visitors to Cleveland are being offered an opportunity to view the lead ship in the parade of ships known as the Cleveland-Europe Express. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reports ( ) the Fortunagracht was to sail into Cleveland on Saturday and be open...

Ohio Couple Married 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. Helen Felumlee (FEHL’-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died...
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Islamic militants claim this week’s Nigeria blast

Damaged buses are seen at the scene of an explosion at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, April. 14, 2014. Suspected Islamic militants struck at the heart of Nigeria with a massive rush-hour explosion at a bus station Monday that killed 71, with the toll expected to rise in...

Biomedical Industry Growing In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Northeast Ohio is quickly becoming known for its biomedical industry. The region’s biomedical industry grew by nearly 60 percent in the past dozen years. The industry has created thousands of jobs and has become one of the area’s few growth...

Ohio Couple Of 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage died 15 hours apart from each other. Helen Felumlee (FELL’-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died on April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth...

Former Mississippi Guv Barbour To Speak In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour will be a featured speaker at the Ohio GOP’s annual dinner in Columbus. The state Republican Party says Barbour will join Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) as speakers for its May 10 event. Kasich is...

Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump’s on board, too. Don’t discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi’s name for...