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Ohio Football: ‘Cats Look to Depth to Continue Winning Ways in 2019

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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

Gun Groups Offer Differing Takes On DeWine’s Proposed Regulations

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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

McConnell, GOP Senate Resist Calls to ‘Do Something’

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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

Congresswoman Haaland Faces Lawsuit From Teen Viral Video

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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

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to meet with people affected by the mass shooting in Dayton, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Protesters Chant for Action on Guns as Trump Visits Dayton

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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

Flor De Toloache II Gladden House Sessions 2019

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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 Hires its First Police Inspector General

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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

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West Virginia Bar has License Suspended After Fatal Shooting

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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

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Authorities: House Explosion Probed as Possible Hate Crime

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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