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Thursday, 03 April 2014 05:17

Indians split with Oakland

 

Tribe rallys for 6-4 win in nightcap of twinbill

Thursday, 03 April 2014 05:15

Buccos top Cubs 4-3 in extra innings

Pirates' Sanchez drives in winning run in the 16th

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:14

Construction Budget Signed

 

   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds an array of community, school and park projects has cleared the Ohio Legislature.
 
   The Senate approved the bill on a 30-1 vote. Gov. John Kasich signed it late Tuesday.
 
   The proposal directs $675 million toward primary and secondary schools and roughly $455 million toward public colleges and universities for repairs and new buildings.
 
   Local road, bridge, sewer and other infrastructure projects would get $369 million. Another $574 million goes for maintenance, renovation and other projects at state-owned facilities, including parks and prisons. An additional $100 million goes to the Clean Ohio preservation program.
 
   The proposal includes about $160 million in community projects.
 
   Kasich's administration estimates that projects funded under the bill would create 31,000 jobs over several years.

 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:12

Minority Students Slipping Behind

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A new report says black children are faring worse in Ohio than all but five other states.
 
   An index that compares milestones for kids across racial and ethnic groups shows black, Latino and American Indian children scoring well below whites in every region of the country.
 
   The index - compiled by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and reported by The Columbus Dispatch - shows just five states, all in the South or Midwest, posting lower scores for black children than Ohio.
 
   The report looks at how children are faring on milestones that position them for success. It uses 12 indicators, including birth-weight data, reading and math proficiency, and neighborhood poverty.
 
   The Children's Defense Fund-Ohio called the state's results for black children "dire."

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:06

Changes to Rape Law Being Weighed

Statute of limitations could be changed
 
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 05:17

Hurricanes top Penguins 4-1

Sidney Crosby picks up 100th point

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 05:16

Avalanche nip Blue Jackets 3-2 in OT

 

Jackets hang on to final playoff spot in the East

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.

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