Hiker Who Died In Grand Canyon Was From Ohio

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A man who died while hiking at Grand Canyon National Park has been identified as an Ohio resident. Park officials on Monday identified the man who died Friday on the North Kaibab Trail as 47-year old Andrew Sammler of Lancaster. Officials...

APNewsBreak: Charity Dear To AG Sees Lawyer Giving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Associated Press has found that lawyers, law firms and a lobbyist with a business stake at Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office have contributed to a charity important to the Republican and his family. Hands Together hosts the Becky DeWine...

Ohio Day-care Center Operator Hit With Tax Charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — The operator of four northeast Ohio day care centers has been charged in federal court with keeping $293,000 in payroll taxes he deducted from workers’ pay checks that was supposed to go to the IRS. Sixty-six-year-old Joel Friedman pleaded guilty in a...

VP Biden, Sen. Paul Planned For Ohio Convention

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and a top executive of the world’s largest retailer are among speakers for the upcoming National Urban League Conference, the civil rights organization said Monday. The organization expects some 8,000...

Cliffs Criticizes Activist Investor Casablanca

NEW YORK (AP) — Cliffs Natural Resources hit back at activist investor Casablanca Capital on Monday, saying the firm is looking to strip the company for parts and sell when prices are at a low point. In a letter to shareholders, Cliffs urged investors to support its candidates...

Naming Contest For Ohio State Fair Butter Bovines

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How now, butter cow? The American Dairy Association Mideast is running a contest for the most creative name for the butter cow and calf display at the upcoming Ohio State Fair, utilizing social media. Starting Monday, people for a week can submit entries on...

Dawg Pound: Browns Getting Dog Mascot ‘Swagger’

CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s newest teammate with the Browns has four legs and can roll over on command. A dog named “Swagger” will lead them onto the field next season, Cleveland team vice president of marketing Kevin Griffin revealed in a radio interview....

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer, July 14 The injuries 6-year-old Zainabou Drame received in a pit-bull attack last month are heartrending and unacceptable. Disturbingly, there’s little in either...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer, July 14 The injuries 6-year-old Zainabou Drame received in a pit-bull attack last month are heartrending and unacceptable. Disturbingly, there’s little in either...

High Winds Flip Campers, Close Ohio Highway

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say one man was injured when strong storms overturned recreational vehicles at an Ohio campground. The line of storms on Sunday afternoon ripped through the Walnut Lake campground in Jeffersonville between Columbus and Cincinnati. Media...