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Annual black heritage visual exhibit opens at Ohio museum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual Ohio art show will once again highlight black history and culture through several artistic mediums. The fifth annual Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms exhibit opens Saturday at the Ohio History Center in Columbus. The juried show runs through January and ...

1st Brown-Renacci US Senate debate set for Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — The first of three planned debates in Ohio's U.S. senate campaign is set for Sunday night. Two-term Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (reh-NAY'-see) will meet at Playhouse Square in Cleveland. The election is Nov. 6. A second debate is ...

Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Nicks, who's already in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist next year, along with other first-time nominees Def Leppard, Todd Rundgren, Devo, John Prine and Roxy ...

Security for gun rights walk, protest costs Kent State $65K

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Officials at Kent State University say the Ohio school spent about $65,000 on security for what turned out to be a mostly peaceful demonstration and counter-protest over gun rights in late September. The Kent-Ravenna Record-Courier reports the university's cost included ...

State now selling multiyear licenses to hunters, anglers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hunters and anglers in Ohio can now buy multiyear licenses from the state. Ohio's Department of Natural Resources said the sale of multiyear licenses to state residents began Tuesday. Anglers and hunters can purchase 3-year, 5-year, 10-year and lifetime hunting or ...

Flight delayed after woman brings squirrel on plane

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police had to remove a woman who brought an "emotional support squirrel" on a Frontier Airlines flight headed from Orlando, Florida, to Cleveland. Frontier says the passenger had noted in her reservation that she was bringing an emotional support animal with her on ...

Toledo says tests show season’s algae bloom is over

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo officials say three consecutive weeks of tests found no toxic microcystin in raw water drawn from the city's Lake Erie intake crib and that this year's algae bloom is over. The Blade reports University of Toledo algae researcher Tom Bridgeman agrees. He says the ...

Honda demonstrates ‘smart intersection’ technology in Ohio

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Honda and a central Ohio city have teamed up to display "smart intersection" technology designed to make pedestrians and motorists safer by sending audio and visual warnings about potential danger to small screens on vehicle windshields. The Columbus Dispatch reports ...

John Glenn’s suburban Maryland house sells for $1.3 million

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The suburban Maryland home of the late John Glenn has been sold for $1.3 million. WTOP in Washington reported Saturday that the dwelling that belonged to the former astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio had been on the market for five months. The Bethesda house sold at ...

Largest Ohio Catholic diocese to expand abusive priests list

By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press Ohio's largest Roman Catholic diocese will join three other dioceses in the state and release a list of priests who have been removed from their posts because of sexual abuse and misconduct allegations. The Diocese of Cleveland's list will include the names of ...