Titans Sit CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson Vs. Browns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have deactivated cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson against the Cleveland Browns with the second-year player coming off a concussion that kept him out of practice all week. Coty Sensabaugh will start for Wreh-Wilson. Titans quarterback Jake...

Indiana Rep. Brooks Urges More Women In Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Indiana congresswoman active in efforts to get more women involved in politics doesn’t think female voters would automatically rally around Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. Republican Rep. Susan Brooks also said it’s unfortunate that the...

Drum Therapy Helps Troubled Ohio Teens Heal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An hour-long session is filled with metaphor. Hand-held shakers are passed out to the seven teens and their parents. The game is to pass them to the hand on their right as they receive a shaker from the left. Once mastered, the direction is reversed. The...

Cleveland Orchestra Extends Welser-Most’s Contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franz Welser-Most is slated to continue leading the Cleveland Orchestra past its centennial under a new contract extension. The organization says his contract as music director has been extended to 2022. That would stretch several years beyond the centennial...

Shooting At Cleveland Grocery Leaves Worker Dead

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland say a grocery store worker was shot several times and later died at a hospital. The shooting happened just after midnight Sunday. Police say a man went into the grocery and began talking to the 34-year-old store employee before pulling out a...

Northeast Ohio Gets Federal Grants To Hire Police

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has awarded grants to seven northeast Ohio police agencies that will result in the hiring of 41 police officers. The grant amount from the Community Oriented Policing Services program totals $5.1 million. Cleveland will get the largest...

Apartment Fire Interrupts Parade In Western Ohio

NEW MADISON, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters in western Ohio had to spring action just minutes before they were to ride in a parade on Saturday. The fire engines from three departments were ready to roll in the parade when the call came from an apartment fire just two blocks away in the...

Ohio Farmers Face Big Property Tax Hike Next Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Ohio farmers will see their property taxes take a big jump next year. Those tax bills are going to double in some cases or go up even more for a number of farmers in the state. That’s because of the formula Ohio uses to calculate farm taxes. The...

Ohio Watershed To Rely More On Drilling Revenue

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A half-million landowners in eastern Ohio will pay a few dollars less for the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District as it collects more money from gas and oil drillers in the Utica shale. The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports that the district’s board...

Ohioans Face Voter Registration Deadline On Monday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans have until Monday to register to vote or update their voter information for the fall election. Voters will pick the next governor along with other statewide officeholders on Nov. 4. Residents also will decide a number of legislative races and the...