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Ohio, Hungary sign deal pledging economic cooperation

by Associated Press on April 8, 2019 at 5:38 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and Hungary have struck up a partnership aimed at strengthening economic, technological and commercial cooperation. Ohio Development Services Director Lydia Mihalik (mih-HAY’-lihk) and Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade, H.E. Péter Szijjártó (zy-JAR’-doh), recently signed a memorandum of understanding. The document pledges broader economic cooperation between the parties. Mihalik… Continue Reading

Ohio, Hungary sign deal pledging economic cooperation

by Associated Press on April 8, 2019 at 2:05 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and Hungary have struck up a partnership aimed at strengthening economic, technological and commercial cooperation. Ohio Development Services Director Lydia Mihalik (mih-HAY’-lihk) and Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade, H.E. Péter Szijjártó (zy-JAR’-doh), recently signed a memorandum of understanding. The document pledges broader economic cooperation between the parties. Mihalik… Continue Reading

Patrol: Series of I-90 crashes leave 1 dead, others injured

by Associated Press on April 7, 2019 at 5:08 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a series of crashes have occurred on Interstate 90 in Ohio, leaving one person dead and injuring several others. The patrol reports two men loading a damaged vehicle onto a trailer alongside I-90 around 3 a.m. Sunday were hit by a vehicle that drifted onto the berm…. Continue Reading

Police: Man whose body pulled from lake may have drowned

by Associated Press on April 7, 2019 at 5:06 pm

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a man’s body has been recovered from a park lake and initial autopsy results indicate he may have drowned. The Chillicothe Gazette reports Chillicothe Police Chief Keith Washburn says the 55-year-old man’s body was found in Yoctangee Park lake on Saturday morning. Washburn says the autopsy found… Continue Reading

New rules to prevent fraternity hazing begin at university

by Associated Press on April 7, 2019 at 1:21 pm

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — New rules aimed at preventing fraternity hazing have taken effect at Miami University in Ohio where a student recently said he was beaten and forced to drink excessive amounts of alcohol in a hazing. The student last month said he was hazed to the point of requiring hospitalization during a pledge… Continue Reading

Octagon Earthworks open to public as lawsuit continues

by Associated Press on April 7, 2019 at 11:40 am

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s statewide history organization is hosting two days of free public programming at a prehistoric American Indian site that’s the subject of an access dispute. The Ohio History Connection planned guided tours and programs at the Octagon Earthworks on Sunday and Monday. The octagon’s walls, each 550 feet long and between… Continue Reading

Authorities: Trench collapses at construction site; man dies

by Associated Press on April 7, 2019 at 10:45 am

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a trench has collapsed at a home construction site in Ohio and a worker has died. The Greene County Sheriff’s office says residents of a neighborhood in Sugarcreek Township noticed a piece of heavy machinery running with no operator at the site Saturday. Michael Guadagno, coordinator of the regional… Continue Reading

Spring hunting season for wild turkeys to begin

by Associated Press on April 7, 2019 at 10:07 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s spring hunting season for wild turkeys begins this month. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the state is divided into two wild turkey-hunting zones — one in southern Ohio and the other in the northeast part of the state. Hunting in the south zone is permitted April 22 through… Continue Reading

Ryan holds rally in Youngstown for his 2020 candidacy

by Associated Press on April 6, 2019 at 5:18 pm

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan at a rally in Ohio says he will bring Democrats, Republicans and independents together to fix the country’s problems when he’s elected president in 2020. The Ohio congressman on Thursday joined a crowded field of Democratic candidates vying for the White House. Ryan did not mention any… Continue Reading

Army soldier killed in Afghanistan honored at Ohio funeral

by Associated Press on April 6, 2019 at 4:39 pm

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier and Ohio native killed last month during a combat mission in Afghanistan has been honored at a funeral outside Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch reports 29-year-old Sgt. Joseph Collette was remembered Friday at Faith Memorial Church in Lancaster as a loving father, husband and son and as a… Continue Reading