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Mass. College President To Take Helm Of NY School

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of Anna Maria College in Paxton, Mass., has been chosen to head St. Joseph’s College in New York. The school announced Monday that Dr. Jack P. Calareso will start his new job on July 1. He’ll be the first non-religious leader of the...

Blue Jackets Call Up 1 Defenseman, Send 1 Down

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Tim Erixon from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass., and have reassigned defenseman Frederic St. Denis (saint deh-NEE’) to the AHL club. Erixon has five goals and 28 assists in...

Sum Raised By Tax Hike On Ohio Drillers In Dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax hike on big oil-and-gas drillers will generate. The figure is pivotal as Kasich promotes a mid-term budget...

Bowling Green Hires Shockers Assistant As Coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green State University has hired Wichita State assistant Chris Jans as its new head coach, replacing the fired Louis Orr. Jans has been Wichita State’s associate head coach since 2011-12. He helped guide the Shockers to three straight NCAA...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, March 24 Community leaders in Columbus recently urged state senators and Gov. John Kasich to reject a dangerous, unnecessary bill that would exponentially expand the...

Event Planned To Mark First Ohio Woman’s Slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — Family and friends are gathering for a memorial to remember a woman whose fatal broad-daylight stabbing on a downtown Cleveland street remains unsolved one year later. Police said 53-year-old Aliza Sherman was stabbed 11 times on the afternoon of March 24, 2013,...

Car Crashes Into 6-year-old Ohio Girl’s Bedroom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 6-year-old central Ohio girl escaped serious injury when a car came crashing into her bedroom as she slept. It happened just after midnight Monday in north Columbus when the car lost control and hit the house, shoving in the wall in and knocking the girl...

Crowds Flock To See Fire Damage In Ohio Village

GARRETTSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — More traffic than usual is clogging the streets of a northeast Ohio village to see the devastating results of a weekend fire that swept through 13 businesses on the main streets. More than 130 firefighters from 34 agencies battled the blaze Saturday in...

Report: Pedestrian Fatalities Fall In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A national transportation safety report shows pedestrian traffic fatalities are down nationally — including in Ohio. The recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association found that Ohio was one of 25 states where fewer pedestrians were killed in...

‘Mass Mob’ Brings Extra Visitors To Ohio Church

CLEVELAND (AP) — Building on the idea of flash mobs, people are using social media to organize “Mass Mobs” to get people to visit historic inner-city Roman Catholic churches in Cleveland. The first one brought nearly 500 more visitors than usual to Cleveland’s...