Worker Trapped In Baler Dies At Ohio Recycling Facility

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old man died after becoming trapped in a baler machine while working at a recycling facility in northeastern Ohio. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the man’s death early Wednesday morning at the...

Proposal To Drop Ohio Front License Plate Requirement Fails

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to drop the requirement that Ohio motorists have a front license plate on their vehicles failed to make it out of a state House committee. Democratic state Rep. Alicia Reece had pushed for the change that wasn’t approved Thursday by the...

Ohio, Wisconsin Kick-start Talks On Managing Trump Effect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican legislative leaders from Ohio and Wisconsin are working together, hoping other states will join them, as they prepare for changes in how the federal government under President Donald Trump deals with states. The goal is to partner with an...

Pete Rose Appears On Phillies’ Wall Of Fame Ballot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Rose is on the ballot for the Philadelphia Phillies’ wall of fame, his first association with the team since he was banned from baseball in 1989. The Philadelphia Inquirer ( ) reports the Phillies received permission from Major League Baseball to...

Storm System That Hit California Moving Into The Midwest

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — More than 50 million people are being warned to watch for high winds and possibly tornadoes as a storm system that pummeled California this week moves into the Midwest. The severe weather will ramp up Friday from Detroit to Nashville, Tennessee. Meteorologist...

Former House Speaker Predicts ‘Obamacare’ Won’t Be Repealed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of “Obamacare” is “not going to happen.” Boehner was forced out by conservatives in 2015. The Ohio Republican says he started laughing when he...

Boy, 9, Is 5th Ohio Child To Die After Flu-related Illness

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say a 9-year-old boy from Marion is the fifth child to die after suffering flu-related illness in Ohio this month. Relatives say his family initially thought the third-grader was suffering breathing problems related to his asthma. He was...

Columbus Shooting After Argument Leaves Man Dead, Woman Hurt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Columbus say a shooting left a man dead and a woman injured. Police tell WBNS-TV ( ) that a man and a woman were arguing inside a house Wednesday night. Officials say the pair then moved to the street and later a yard across the street, where...

Ohio, Wisconsin Kick Start Interstate Talks On Trump Effect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican legislative leaders from Ohio and Wisconsin are joining forces, and hoping to enlist others, as they prepare for massive changes in how the federal government under President Donald Trump deals with states. Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger and...

Sunoco Building 2 Pipelines, Not Just 1 Across Pennsylvania

NEW Pa. (AP) — Sunoco Logistics Partners says there’s so much interest in its plans to build a natural gas liquids pipeline across southern Pennsylvania that they’ll actually build two pipelines. Philly.com ( ) says CEO Michael Hennigan broke the news to industry...