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Philadelphia Readies For DNC After Quiet Cleveland Protests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now turn to Philadelphia. As the nation’s fifth largest city, it provides a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger...

The Latest: 2,800 Out-of-town Officers Part Of RNC Security

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on protests, marches and security in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Cleveland’s police chief says 2,800 law enforcement officers from across the country joined about 500 city police officers in...

Cavs Sign Free Agent Chris “Birdman” Andersen

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have officially signed veteran forward Chris “Birdman” Andersen to a one-year contract. The NBA champions needed a backup center after losing Timofey Mozgov in free agency and are hoping the 38-year-old Andersen can fill that role. A...

Police: Glass In Ohio Officer’s Sandwich Wasn’t Intentional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital city say glass shards in a sandwich served to a policeman weren’t put there intentionally. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports city health inspectors who visited the restaurant the next day spotted chipped glass plates and...

Ohio’s Unemployment Rate Down In June From Previous Month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate was down in June compared with the previous month, while up from a year ago. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state’s jobless rate was 5 percent in June, down from 5.1 percent in...

Ohio’s Unemployment Rate Down In June From Previous Month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate was down in June compared with the previous month, while up from a year ago. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state’s jobless rate was 5 percent in June, down from 5.1 percent in...

Astronaut John Glenn’s Historic Flight Plan Sold For $67K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In-flight instructions used by astronaut John Glenn during his historic 1962 Mercury spaceflight have been sold at auction. Nate D. Sanders Auctions says the instructions used by Glenn as he became the first American to orbit Earth sold in Los Angeles on...

Clinton Looks To Steal Trump Thunder With VP Pick

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton moved closer to introducing her running mate, snatching attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed out his convention with a fiery and foreboding turn at the podium. Crews were still sweeping confetti...

Cincinnati Cop Investigated Over Post Slamming White Police

CINCINNATI (AP) — A black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation over a Facebook post that said white officers “are looking for a reason to kill a black man.” The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Officer Freddie Vincent posted the comments earlier this month...

Cop Post: White Cops Look For Reason To ‘kill A Black Man’

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Police Department says it’s reviewing a Facebook post made by a black officer that referenced white officers “looking for a reason to kill a black man.” The post apparently was made earlier this month after black men were killed...