Kessel New Managing Editor At Canton’s Repository

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The former managing editor of The News-Herald in Willoughby has been named to that role at another northeast Ohio newspaper, The Repository in Canton. The Repository ( ) says 47-year-old Laura Kessel began her new job on Monday. The Kent State University...

Devo Guitarist Bob Casale Dies At Age 61

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Casale, the guitarist for Devo, best known for the 1980 hit “Whip It,” died of heart failure, his brother and band member Gerald Casale said Tuesday. He was 61. Devo founding member Casale said in a statement that his younger brother’s death...

ORNL And Cincinnati Aim To Improve 3-D Printer

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Oak Ridge National Laboratory is partnering with Cincinnati Inc. to develop a 3-D printing system that can print faster, larger and more cheaply than current systems. According to the laboratory, most 3-D polymer printers on the market today can only...

Ohio Police Say Slaying Suspect Caught In NC

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a man wanted in connection with a double homicide last month in Cincinnati has been arrested in North Carolina. Cincinnati police say 29-year-old Brandon Thomas was arrested Monday following a traffic stop in Granville County, N.C. Police said in a...

Kasich Aides Said To Mull Targeting Drilling Foes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Top advisers to Republican Gov. John Kasich knew the Ohio Department of Natural Resources planned to target environmental groups and two lawmakers while promoting drilling in state parks and forests in 2012, new records show. Top administration officials met...

Kasich Aides Said To Mull Targeting Drilling Foes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Top advisers to Republican Gov. John Kasich knew the Ohio Department of Natural Resources planned to target environmental groups and two lawmakers while promoting drilling in state parks and forests in 2012, new records show. Top administration officials met...

New SIU President Defends Leaving Ohio University

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Southern Illinois University system’s new president says he understands feelings of betrayal surrounding his planned departure from Ohio’s Youngstown State just seven months into that job. But Randy Dunn says that as a former Illinois schools...

Ohio Gov’s Team Discussed Targeting ‘eco-left’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New records show top advisers to Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) knew the Ohio Department of Natural Resources planned to target environmental groups and two state lawmakers while promoting drilling in state parks and forests in 2012. The...

Dad Of Ohio Boy Killed By Van Accused Of Fake ID

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal complaint alleges that a central Ohio man suspected of accidentally killing his 4-year-old son never applied for permanent U.S. residence and used fake identification. A federal immigration investigator’s affidavit says the defendant is from...

Cincinnati Officials Challenge Levee Decision

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two city council members in Cincinnati say they want to know more about the decision to decertify a flood levee, which forced hundreds of property owners to buy flood insurance. Councilman Charlie Winburn says he will launch an inquiry into why elected officials...