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Ohio Gov. Kasich Proposes New Tax Cut Package

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As he heads into a fall re-election bid, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is proposing a package of new tax cuts developed in cooperation with fellow Republicans in the state Legislature. Kasich proposes accelerating a planned 10-percent income-tax...

Ohio State Presidential Search Tops $600,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Newly released documents show Ohio State University spent more than $600,000 on the search for its new president. Expenses included $85,000 for an ad in the New York Times, $186,000 for private jet service and about $220,000 for an executive head-hunting...

Kasich Proposes New Tax Cut Package

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As he heads into a fall re-election bid, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is proposing a package of new tax cuts developed in cooperation with fellow Republicans in the state Legislature. Details of the cuts were being woven into one of four midterm...

Mental Review Sought For Hospital Shooting Suspect

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for an Ohio man charged in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded one person will request a mental competency evaluation of his client. Defense attorney Frank Malocu (mah-LUK) says he hasn’t entered a plea yet on Neil Moore’s...

APNewsBreak: Plan Delays Ohio School Sanctions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — School districts and teachers would get a one-year reprieve from funding or job sanctions related to Ohio’s new learning and teacher-evaluation standards under a package of sweeping education changes being proposed in the state Senate. Revisions being...

Cleveland Museum Of Art Names New Director

CLEVELAND (AP) — A veteran museum leader has been named the new director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, replacing the previous director who resigned after misleading officials about an affair with a museum employee. A statement says William Griswold will begin work at the museum...

Go For The Food: Fried Chicken In Cincy A Must

CINCINNATI (AP) — When it comes to cuisine, Cincinnati is known for its quirky version of chili, a pile of sweet, cinnamon-flavored meat sauce served over spaghetti, topped with a heaping mound of shredded cheddar. Locals who grew up eating the stuff love it and insist on forcing...

Alexandria, Virginia, Tops Best-read Cities List

NEW YORK (AP) — For the third straight year, Alexandria, Virginia, has topped Amazon.com’s list of the best-read cities. The online retailer announced Tuesday that Alexandria, where many government workers from nearby Washington reside, ranks No. 1 for sales of books,...

Police Probe Racial Fliers After Ohio Home Fire

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Middletown are investigating the distribution of racial fliers in the aftermath of an arson fire that heavily damaged a woman’s home. The “White Guard” fliers state that white people can band together against black criminals....

UD Basketball Crowds Require $57K In Police OT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton-area taxpayers shelled out $57,000 in overtime costs for police officers to control crowds after University of Dayton basketball wins in the NCAA tournament in March. A Dayton police report says officers from 13 jurisdictions helped clear the streets of...