Clinic CEO: GOP health care bill inefficient, costly

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 3:48 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Clinic’s chief executive says he’s opposed to the GOP health bill in the U.S. Senate because he believes it will burden hospitals, throw people off insurance, and fail to address the rising cost of health care. Dr. Toby Cosgrove said Monday he is concerned that revisions made to the bill… Continue Reading

Foes line up against state’s removal of inactive voters

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 1:33 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents of Ohio’s system for removing inactive voters from rolls are lining up to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to toss the practices. Twelve other states and the District of Columbia, 27 black congressional representatives; 17 former Justice Department officials; 36 former and current county election administrators; and Democratic U.S. Sen…. Continue Reading

US appeals court agrees that college can’t suspend student

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 12:49 pm

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has agreed with blocking a university’s suspension of a male student accused of sexually assaulting a female student. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal’s 3-0 ruling Monday upheld a federal judge’s 2016 preliminary injunction after the student appealed his University of Cincinnati suspension. He claims his… Continue Reading

Playing toddler is fatally struck by car in Ohio driveway

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 8:27 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a car pulling into the driveway of a central Ohio home fatally struck a 2-year-old girl who was sitting or lying on the driveway while playing. Columbus police say the toddler, Mya Canfield, died at a hospital after being hit on Sunday evening. WSYX-TV reports that the girl’s uncle… Continue Reading

Edison’s Ohio hometown buries time capsule to mark 200 years

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 7:37 am

MILAN, Ohio (AP) — Residents of inventor Thomas Edison’s Ohio hometown have marked its 200th anniversary by burying mementos in a time capsule that’s intended to be opened in a century. The Sandusky Register reports people in Milan (MY’-lan) contributed dozens of items. They included photos and drone footage of town, currency, bourbon, a phone… Continue Reading

Woman killed in jet ski collision on rural Ohio farm pond

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 6:42 am

BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old woman was killed when two jet skis collided on a farm pond in rural northern Ohio. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says the woman was on one jet ski when she was struck by another one on Sunday evening in Crawford County’s Tod Township, roughly 60 miles… Continue Reading

Woman dead, 3 others hospitalized after house fire

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 2:06 am

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Officials in northeastern Ohio say a woman has died and three other people, including a young child, were hospitalized after a house fire. Youngstown fire officials say the woman was pulled from the fire early Sunday and revived by firefighters, but later died at a hospital. Youngstown Fire Battalion Chief Gary… Continue Reading

Police: 4 killed as speeding car hits tree, catches fire

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 2:03 am

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says four people were killed when their speeding car went off the road, hit a tree and burst into flames. Police say the driver apparently lost control while driving on State Route 43 in Stark County on Sunday. They say the car drove through a field… Continue Reading

Medicaid enrollment service shuts down in Ohio

by Associated Press on September 25, 2017 at 12:22 am

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials say they are shutting down a service that helps Ohio residents enroll in Medicaid. The Plain Dealer reports ( ) the Ohio Association of Foodbanks decided to shut down its Navigator program last Thursday after it was notified of a 71 percent cut in its grant funding. Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director… Continue Reading

Man killed in I-70 crash in central Ohio

by Associated Press on September 24, 2017 at 4:35 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a man has died in an accident that resulted in the shutdown of eastbound Interstate 70 just east of Columbus. Authorities say the driver of a utility van was killed when it crashed into a semi-truck at around 9 a.m. EDT Sunday in Licking County…. Continue Reading