Ramp Work Prompts Ohio Highway Rerouting

CINCINNATI (AP) — You’ve heard of the Texas Two-Step, but how about the Texas Turnaround? Interstate 275 repairs and resurfacing will steer Ohio motorists beginning this weekend and through next month into what transportation officials call the Texas Turnaround. The Ohio...

Ramp Work Prompts Ohio Highway Rerouting

CINCINNATI (AP) — You’ve heard of the Texas Two-Step, but how about the Texas Turnaround? Interstate 275 repairs and resurfacing will steer Ohio motorists beginning this weekend and through next month into what transportation officials call the Texas Turnaround. The Ohio...

After Toledo Water Scare, States Ask EPA For Help

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Algae outbreaks like the one that contaminated the drinking water in Ohio’s fourth-largest city a month ago aren’t a concern just along Lake Erie. Researchers say they are popping up more and more in recent years in every state. That’s why...

Ohio Housing-discrimination Bill To See Revisions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state senator said he plans to alter his housing-related bill after a federal official warned it could put the state out of line with federal rules and threaten $1 million in federal funding. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1uoMjcs) that among...

Ohio University Reviewing Sex-crime Policies

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — University of Toledo officials are reviewing how it handles investigations of sex crime allegations following a reported rape at the school. The (Toledo) Blade ( ) reports that the head of the university’s board of trustees called for the review. This...

Ohio To Hold Lottery For Bow Hunting Deer At Park

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drawing will be held this month for bow hunters seeking deer-hunting privileges at a southwest Ohio state park. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says 20 hunters will be picked in the Sept. 13 drawing at Kiser Lake State Park in Conover about 35...

Test Planned To Deal With Potential Carp Attack

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ten U.S. and Canadian agencies are taking part in a field exercise this week, testing their ability to respond to an invasion of Asian carp in western Lake Erie. Participants will try out methods such as netting and electrofishing while working on logistics...

Virginia Tech Stuns No. 8 OSU, 35-21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Michael Brewer passed for two touchdowns and Virginia Tech’s defense stood tough at the end and the Hokies stunned No. 8 Ohio State 35-21 on Saturday night. Keyshoen Jarrett had two interceptions and Donovan Riley returned another 63 yards for a TD in...

White Sox Come Up Short In 3-1 Loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Quintana maintained his dominance at Progressive Field on Saturday night, but had nothing to show for it. Quintana gave up one run in six innings, but Jose Ramirez’s RBI triple in the seventh off Zach Putnam (4-3) put the Indians up for good, as...

Kluber’s 5-hitter Leads Indians Over White Sox 3-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber pitched a five-hitter to win for the first time in a month, rookie Jose Ramirez hit a go-ahead triple in a two-run seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 Saturday night. Kluber (14-9) allowed an unearned run, struck...