Indians Top Rays 7-2 To End Rough Season

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Zach Walters and Carlos Santana each had two RBIs, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday to conclude a disappointing season for both clubs. Walters and David Murphy hit solo second-inning homers off Alex Cobb (10-9)...

Indians’ Giambi Undecided About Future

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Giambi’s 19th season didn’t go as planned. He’s not sure there will be a 20th. As the Indians closed 2014 short of the playoffs, Giambi said Sunday he hasn’t decided whether he’ll try to extend a major league playing career...

US Aids Michigan State To Build Better Robofish

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is using a $1 million federal grant to build a better robofish that can observe the feeding and migration habits of trout, walleye, sturgeon and other Great Lakes aquatic species. The university says the robots will advance the...

GOP Cautions That Senate Control Would Have Limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House? Congress’ persistent gridlock is due largely, but not entirely, to the current power split in the two chambers....

Coalition Plans To Reduce LGBT Youth Homelessness

CINCINNATI (AP) — A plan for reducing homelessness among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth will be submitted for federal approval this week by a coalition of Cincinnati groups. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports that Cincinnati was one of two cities the U.S....

Orders For Devon Still Jersey Approaching 10,000

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have received orders for nearly 10,000 Devon Still jerseys, part of an initiative to raise money for pediatric cancer care and research. Still’s 4-year-old daughter, Leah, is being treated for cancer. She had surgery last week. The Bengals...

Authorities Identify 2 Killed In Ohio 1-car Crash

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a man and woman killed when the car they were in slammed into a tree in southern Ohio. Pickaway County Sheriff Robert Radcliff says 20-year-old Bobby Boualoy and 22-year-old Kayleigh Stambaugh, both of Groveport, were killed...

Last Of 3 Suspects Faces Trial In Fatal Ohio Fire

TIFFIN, Ohio (AP) — The last of three people charged with helping start a house fire that killed two deaf people in Ohio is still set to go on trial. A judge this past week set an October trial date for Charles Schaeffer of Fostoria. Among the charges against him is complicity to...

Goodyear Aims To Use Rice Husk Byproduct In Tires

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the world’s biggest tire manufacturers is taking another step toward more environmentally friendly production by incorporating a byproduct created by the burning of rice husks into a material used in high-end tires. Akron-based Goodyear is embracing...

Changes At Ohio Facility After Inmate Escapes

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Operators of a low-level corrections facility in northwestern Ohio are making security changes after an inmate escaped recently. The director of the NorthWest Community Corrections Center in Bowling Green says they’re increasing how many times...