Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit, ridden by Jose Ortiz crosses the finish line to win the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Elmont, N.Y. Irish War Cry, right, finished second. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) NEW YORK (AP) — Tapwrit overtook favored Irish War Cry in...

Trump seeks pivot from Russia probe to job training

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to change the subject back to his promise to make American job creation a top priority. “We want to get back to running our great country,” Trump said at a White House news conference on...

Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne watches from the bench during the second period in Game 5 of the team’s NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka...

Bailout Of 2 Ohio Nuclear Plants Stalling At Statehouse

CLEVELAND (AP) — A proposed bailout of Ohio’s two nuclear power plants appears to be stalled in the state Legislature. An Ohio Senate committee has held its fourth hearing on a plan that could lead to $300 million in new charges annually for FirstEnergy customers. The...

State Senators Say Anti-hazing Law May Be Too Narrow

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state senators are reviewing the state’s anti-hazing statute amid concerns the law needs to be broadened. Senate Judiciary Chairman Kevin Bacon, a Minerva Park Republican, tells the Dayton Daily News ( ) he wants to revisit language that appears...

Reynolds, Rockies win 7th straight, Cubs lose 4th in row 9-1

Colorado Rockies’ Mark Reynolds hits an RBI-double against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) CHICAGO (AP) — Mark Reynolds and Charlie Blackmon homered, rookie Jeff Hoffman pitched...

Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said. An Afghan official said the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier, who also died. In a statement from Washington, the...

Gypsy Moth Spraying Set To Begin In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Agriculture is beginning its annual campaign to control the state’s gypsy moth population. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) spraying has started this week in central and southeast Ohio. Planes will be covering nearly 75,000...

Police Train With Unruly “zombies” At Ohio Conference

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Police officers got some help from the undead during a crowd-management training course in Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) a couple dozen “zombie” volunteers threw water bottles, blocked doorways and tossed insults at officers as they...

University Trustees Cut $30M From Budget, Plan Layoffs

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — Wright State University trustees have voted to cut $31 million from the university’s fiscal 2018 budget and will lay off more than 50 employees to deal with a projected deficit. The Dayton Daily News reports ( ) trustees voted Thursday on the...