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ATHENS, OH — For most programs in the Mid-American Conference, losing 12 starters could spell a rebuilding year for the football team. But the Bobcats are not one of those teams. Rather than a rebuilding year, the ‘Cats are looking to retool their roster to make another run at the ever-elusive MAC Championship. “Generally speaking,… Read More
Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) has said he wants input from gun rights advocates as he works on his plan to reduce gun violence, but some of Ohio’s largest groups seem to be split on his proposal. The two main issues brought up by pro-gun groups are DeWine’s plan to expand background checks on gun sales… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is resisting pressure to bring senators back from recess to address gun violence, taking a more measured approach that could very likely result in no legislation, despite wrenching calls to “do something” in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings. President Donald Trump is privately calling up senators… Read More
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parents of Kentucky teens are suing one of the nation’s only Native American congresswomen over comments she made about a viral video of the teens and a Native American drummer. The Albuquerque Journal reports the parents of eight Covington Catholic High School students filed suit on behalf of their sons last week in… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country and demanding action on gun control as he visited survivors of last weekend’s mass shootings and saluted first responders. The president and first lady Melania Trump began their visit… Read More
Stocks resumed their slide, amid escalating fears that the U.S.-China trade war will further damage a worldwide economy that’s already slowing. Central banks in Asia and New Zealand cut rates.
Earlier this week, Japan alerted its citizens in the U.S. to beware of “gunfire incidents,” while Uruguay issued a travel warning citing the “indiscriminate possession of firearms” in America.
Flor De Toloache brought a modernized take on traditional Mexican mariachi music to the Gladden House Sessions Saturday night. Although New York’s “First Only and All-Women Mariachi Group” was founded in the U.S., Flor De Toloache’s members all hail from distinct cultural backgrounds. Each individual’s unique talents are embraced, helping to create their bold musical… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – The city of Cleveland has hired its first police inspector general to provide oversight of city police policies and practices. A city statement announced Tuesday that Solon police Chief Christopher Viland has accepted the civilian position that was created through the city’s court-mandated police department reform efforts. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s office… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A fatal shooting occurred outside a West Virginia bar Sunday, prompting the suspension of its liquor license. News outlets report The Hot Corner Bar will have its license suspended as of Monday for 10 days. Gary “Gig” Robinson is the communications director for the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration. He confirmed the… Read More
STERLING, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a house explosion in Ohio is being investigated as a possible hate crime after racial slurs and a swastika were found spray painted on the home’s garage and neighboring property. The Akron Beacon Journal reports Sterling firefighters responded to the explosion in Milton Township in northeastern Ohio’s Wayne County… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Supreme Court has declined to hear a lawsuit filed by the family of a slain Ohio State University student that claims the state failed to properly supervise the man later convicted of killing her. The court issued the announcement Tuesday. Ohio’s Court of Claims earlier threw out the lawsuit by… Read More
Lotus is a celebrated electronic jam band that draws heavily from funk and jazz musical traditions. The band was formed in 1999 at Goshen College in Indiana, and is now based out of both Denver, CO and Philadelphia, PA. The group has developed a devoted fan base over the course of their 20-year career, attracting… Read More