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Sculpture uses shards of city’s history to welcome future

By ROBERTA GEDERT, The Blade TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A blighted entryway into downtown Toledo is being transformed into a portal that celebrates the city's history of transformation, transportation, manufacturing, and innovation. A realignment of the Anthony Wayne Trail flowing into the Erie ...

Cincinnati city manager who quit gets additional payout

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati will pay its former city manager another $370,000 after he quit earlier this year. The city already had agreed to pay Harry Black a $174,000 severance and $100,000 in benefits. Black quit in April as he was facing the likelihood of being fired by the City ...

Police say shooter’s gun jammed during office rampage

By ANGIE WANG and JOHN SEEWER CINCINNATI (AP) — The shooter who killed three people in a Cincinnati office high-rise once acted disoriented after being fired four years ago in South Carolina, and he filed a recent lawsuit that a judge in June said "borders on delusional." Authorities on ...

Ohio gubernatorial candidates to debate 3 times

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The major-party candidates for Ohio governor will debate three times this fall. The campaigns of Republican nominee Mike DeWine and Democratic nominee Rich Cordray announced the debate schedule on Friday. The candidates are scheduled to debate Sept. 19 at the ...

Executive: Proposed rules jeopardizing Lake Erie wind farm

CLEVELAND (AP) — The developer of a wind farm on Lake Erie says an Ohio state board's proposed restrictions on its operation are jeopardizing the project. The Ohio Power Siting Board wants broad authority to regulate how the wind farm operates if it's found to have a significant impact on ...

Police: Ohio woman’s body might have been dumped in landfill

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say the body of an Ohio woman who was killed by her husband might have wound up in a Kentucky landfill. Seventy-three-year-old Philip Snider pleaded guilty last week to aggravated murder and other charges in the death of 70-year-old Roberta Snider. A plea ...

Court boosts rights of students accused of sexual misconduct

By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Students accused of sexual misconduct at public universities have the right to cross-examine accusers at disciplinary hearings, a federal appeals court said Friday in a sweeping decision that will extend to public schools in four states. The ...

Ohio State seeks dismissal of suits alleging sexual abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University asked a judge on Friday to dismiss three federal lawsuits filed by former students alleging sexual misconduct by a team doctor. The lawsuits claim that university officials turned a blind eye to rampant sexual abuse by Dr. Richard Strauss, who ...

Urban Meyer is back with Buckeyes, but not all the way

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer returned to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Monday for the first time in a month, arriving before dawn for a staff meeting. Under the terms of his suspension by Ohio State , Meyer can be on campus, talk ...

Dog paired with inmate in prison program found dead in cell

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A foster dog placed in a program that pairs Ohio inmates with dogs was found dead in a cell in a violent death, an animal rescue group said. The State Highway Patrol is investigating the death last month of the dog at Warren ...