76ers Acquire G Bogans In Trade With Cleveland

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired guard Keith Bogans and a 2018 second-round draft pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for their 2015 second-round pick. The Cavaliers will receive a trade exception of approximately $5.3 million. The 76ers’...

James Traficant, Convicted Ex-congressman, Dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73. Traficant was seriously injured Tuesday after a vintage...

Man Who Raised $55K For Potato Salad Throws Party

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad has thrown a huge public party that promised “peace, love and potato salad.” PotatoStock 2014 was held Saturday in downtown...

“PotatoStock” Benefit Festival Underway In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Promising “peace, love and potato salad,” the Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal for help in making potato salad is helping put on “PotatoStock 2014.” Zack Brown decided to thrown an all-ages, charity-minded...

Port Ambassadors Celebrate Milestone In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Polish freighter Mamry steamed in to Cleveland Harbor early on Sept. 10, its captain and crew had been on the water 11 straight days. They left high seas in the North Atlantic for a 26-hour shift through the locks of the Saint Lawrence Seaway. Now a city...

Port Ambassadors Celebrate Milestone In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Polish freighter Mamry steamed in to Cleveland Harbor early on Sept. 10, its captain and crew had been on the water 11 straight days. They left high seas in the North Atlantic for a 26-hour shift through the locks of the Saint Lawrence Seaway. Now a city...

Study: Lake Erie Silt Dumping Isn’t Fueling Algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal agency that has resisted calls to stop depositing tons of mud and soil in western Lake Erie said new research shows that the dumping isn’t contributing to the rising number of harmful algae outbreaks in recent few years. The study released by...

New Goodyear Blimp Gives Lift To Its Christener

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The newest addition to the Goodyear’s blimp fleet gave a lift to the woman who came up with its name. The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bit.ly/1u3SMe3) reports the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. gave 76-year-old Charlotte White a ride Friday in the blimp...

Ohioan, 76, Rides New Goodyear Airship She Named

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The winner of a national contest to name Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airship has taken her winning ride on the blimp that will help replace the company’s aging fleet. The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports that the Thursday flight was...

Ohio Embarks On Largest-ever Roadway Project

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials in Ohio are reviewing the winning bid package for what will be the largest single roadway construction project in modern state history. The $429 million Portsmouth bypass project in southern Ohio is a 16-mile, four-lane limited...