40 Escape, 3 Transported In NE Ohio Apartment Fire

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — More then 40 people escaped and three people were transported after fire broke out at a Canton apartment building. Local media reports indicate crews were called to the three-story brick structure at around 7:25 a.m. Saturday to find the first floor engulfed...

Reds Activate LHP Sean Marshall From Disabled List

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have activated left-handed reliever Sean Marshall from the 15-day disabled list and optioned the contract of righty Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville. Marshall had soreness in his throwing shoulder in spring training. He remained at extended...

Blue Jays Activate Reyes, Bats Leadoff Vs Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is batting leadoff against Cleveland. Reyes strained his left hamstring during his first at-bat in the season opener March 31 against Tampa Bay. The switch-hitter initially was...

$38M At Ohio State Fairgrounds Keeps Horse Event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers of the All American Quarter Horse Congress have decided to stay in Ohio after the state committed $38 million for upgrades at the state fairgrounds. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1hcvlEJ) Ohio risked losing its contract with the...

Artist Sought For Ohio’s New US Capitol Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio commission is seeking an artist to design a statue of inventor Thomas Edison for the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. The nonprofit Ohio Statuary Hall Commission is now accepting proposals from interested artists. The artist eventually...

Cleveland Port Allows Looks At Visiting Freighter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Residents and visitors to Cleveland are being offered an opportunity to view the lead ship in the parade of ships known as the Cleveland-Europe Express. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reports ( ) the Fortunagracht was to sail into Cleveland on Saturday and be open...

Ohio Couple Married 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. Helen Felumlee (FEHL’-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died...

Biomedical Industry Growing In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Northeast Ohio is quickly becoming known for its biomedical industry. The region’s biomedical industry grew by nearly 60 percent in the past dozen years. The industry has created thousands of jobs and has become one of the area’s few growth...

Ohio Couple Of 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage died 15 hours apart from each other. Helen Felumlee (FELL’-uhm-lee) of Nashport in central Ohio died on April 12. She was 92. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth...

Former Mississippi Guv Barbour To Speak In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour will be a featured speaker at the Ohio GOP’s annual dinner in Columbus. The state Republican Party says Barbour will join Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) as speakers for its May 10 event. Kasich is...