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Indians, A's game postponed due to rain

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 05:11

Kyrie Irving to return to Cavs soon

Cavs' Irving practices for first time in 2 weeks

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 11:20

Guardsman Guilty, He Says

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Indiana Guardsman is ready to plead guilty to having homemade explosive devices in his vehicle when he was stopped in Ohio.
   Andrew Boguslawski faces 10 years in prison after signing an agreement to plead guilty to having nine unregistered bombs found in his vehicle and four devices that could be converted to bombs. He is also pleading guilty to having 20 explosive devices or components at his Indiana home.
   Boguslawski is scheduled to enter his guilty plea today before a federal magistrate in Columbus.
   His attorney has said Boguslawski had the illegal devices but never planned to use them to strike anyone or anything and planned to use them for legitimate training purposes.
   An Ohio trooper stopped Boguslawski on Jan. 1 for speeding on Interstate 70 west of Columbus.

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A newspaper is reporting taxpayers are largely footing the bill for public school buses that have to drive farther to transport students attending charter schools.
   State officials have forced traditional public schools to traverse their cities to pick up and deliver kids to privately run charter schools, often while cutting transportation to their own kids.
   The Akron Beacon-Journal has analyzed statewide data and has determined it costs about 44 percent more per child to deliver the charter school attendees door to door.
   A child attending a traditional public school and transported on a district bus cost on average $4.30 per day in 2012. For a charter-school student, it was $6.18, or $1.88 more per day.
   Since then, 22,000 more kids have been enrolled at the state's charter schools.

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 09:20

Early Voting Commences

   Gubernatorial, public works races to be decided
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 05:23

Pirates win in extra innnings

Pirates win 1-0 over Cubs

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 05:21

Cavs sign free agent

Cavaliers sign Hopson for remainder of season

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 05:20

Indians win season opener

Cleveland wins it against AL saves leader Johnson

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 05:18

Reds lose opener

Molina's HR leads Cardinals over Reds 1-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio has more Democratic than Republican voters, but is headed toward another rock-solid Republican majority in Congress this fall.

The bellwether state provides one of the clearest examples in the nation of how congressional districts drawn after the 2010 Census using a combination of geography and gerrymandering gave Republicans a 33-seat majority despite heavy voting losses.

The four of Ohio's 16 districts held by Democrats are more heavily uninsured, poor and black than Republican districts. The dozen districts controlled by Republicans are on average wealthier and predominantly white.

Observers say politicians representing strongly partisan districts are less likely to listen to voices outside their parties, including independents, than those holding closely divided districts.

Ohio's Republican chairman says GOP leaders who controlled the process followed laws preserving communities and protecting minority representation.

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