The Latest: Texas Zoo That Hand-raised Gorilla Mourns Death

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of gorilla after a child fell into a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The Texas zoo and birthplace of a western lowland gorilla that was shot after a boy fell into its exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo says it’s...

Living-history Museum Jumps Ahead 3 Decades After Makeover

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The living-history museum in Ohio’s capital that previously showed what life was like in the 1860s is jumping ahead three decades after its first makeover in decades. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) Ohio Village visitors this season will find that...

The Latest: Texas, Ohio Zoos Plan Briefings On Gorilla Death

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of gorilla after a child fell into a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Officials at zoos in Ohio and Texas are holding news conferences to talk about the death of a western lowland gorilla that was shot after a boy...

The Latest: Vigil Held At Cincinnati Zoo For Slain Gorilla

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of gorilla after a child fell into a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old...

Vigil Called At Cincinnati Zoo In Tribute To Slain Gorilla

CINCINNATI (AP) — Animal rights activists gathered Monday for a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo response team concluded his life was in danger. Anthony Seta of Cincinnati called the...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Salem News, May 24 President Barack Obama has taken vote-buying for himself and his Democrat Party to a new high in politics. Last week, through an announcement by Vice President Joe Biden...

Cincinnati Music Hall Donating Seats To Ohio Opera House

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Cincinnati Music Hall is donating nearly 1,000 seats from its first balcony to its sister theater in Middletown. Sorg Opera Revitalization Group (SORG) president Chuck Miller tells the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News ( ) the building will contribute...

Air Force Museum Plans Special Activities For New Building

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A ribbon-cutting June 8 is among special activities scheduled around the opening of the new fourth building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in southwest Ohio. The 224,000-square-foot building houses four galleries, with such exhibits as the Air...

Ohio Rock Stacker Has His Own Reasons For Creative Hobby

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — It’s not a Zen or ch’i thing, Ed Cote insisted. Not art. Not therapy. Not even especially a skill, he will tell you. He said this as he hoisted a 40-pound rock, tipped it lengthwise, and nestled a pointy end into a dimple on a partially buried...

Ohio House Speaker Sets Session Schedule For Fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State representatives are not due back at the Ohio Statehouse until mid-November. House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, a Clarksville Republican, recently announced the legislative session schedule for the remainder of the year. Lawmakers plan to hold their first...