Cincinnati Celebrates Hometown Star Pete Rose With Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are celebrating the unveiling of hometown star Pete Rose’s statue. Baseball’s all-time hits leader is still banned from major league baseball for betting on games, but the Reds have been allowed in recent years to recognize his...

Cincinnati Ready To Celebrate Hometown Star’s Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds plan an afternoon celebration for the unveiling of hometown star Pete Rose’s statue. There’s a viewing party in The Banks entertainment area next to Great American Ball Park, with the statue ceremony starting at 1 p.m. Saturday....

Ohio Driver Sentenced In 2016 Crash That Killed 3 Teens

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man driving a car that crashed and killed three teenage passengers in Cleveland has been sentenced to 25 years in prison and his driving privileges revoked for life. Twenty-one-year-old Kareem Walton apologized to the victims’ families and friends on...

Solar Plant To Provide 80 Percent Of Ohio School’s Power

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school hopes to generate 80 percent of its electricity through a new solar plant. The solar array is being developed for Federal Hocking High School in Stewart in southeast Ohio over the next 18 months. Geoff Greenfield is the founder of Third Sun...

State Treasurer’s Travels In 2016 Infused With Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (man-DEHL’) has submitted a financial disclosure statement that shows every work trip he took last year was at least partly related to politics, including his campaign bid for U.S. Senate. The filing reviewed by The...

University Of Akron Trustees OK Sale Of Presidential Home

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — University of Akron trustees have authorized the school to sell a million-dollar home that housed previous presidents and became a target of criticism at a time when the university was trying to cut costs. The Akron Beacon Journal reports ( ) the school...

Ohio Studios Gives Disabled Artists Space To Create

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — With a steel gaze, Ron Marshall examines the canvas in front of him and carefully leans forward. Gripping the handle of a long paintbrush in his teeth, he alternately clenches and relaxes his jaws as the bristles flutter up and down, casting trails of...

3 Firms Picked To Score Ohio Medical-pot Grower Applications

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three companies have been selected to review Ohio’s anticipated flood of applications for medical marijuana grow licenses. A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Commerce said Friday the companies are iCann Consulting, B&B Grow Solutions and...

Carrasco Shines, Encarnacion Homers, Indians Beat Twins 8-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Carrasco pitched one-hit ball into the sixth inning, Jose Ramirez had three hits and Edwin Encarnacion homered as the Cleveland Indians beat the pitching-thin Minnesota Twins 8-1 Friday night. Carrasco (7-2) gave up four hits in 6 1/3 innings, with three...

Eastern League

___ Trenton 4, Erie 2 Harrisburg 9, Richmond 6 Altoona at Hartford, 7:05 p.m. New Hampshire 9, Bowie 5 Akron 5, Portland 3 Binghamton 4, Reading 3 Erie at Trenton, TBD Erie at Trenton, 5:30 p.m. Richmond at Harrisburg, 6 p.m. Altoona at Hartford, 6:35 p.m. New Hampshire at Bowie,...