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8/8/2014 10:43 AM
Cleveland, Akron host Gay Games 9
CLEVELAND  — If Cleveland and Akron seem like odd choices to host the international Gay Games, that’s because they are. The eight previous hosts for this quadrennial affair have been gay-friendly cities where those who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered feel comfortable.

8/8/2014 12:00 AM
Brunner bills state $350 an hour
Former Democratic Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner charged Ohio taxpayers more than $33,000 to serve on a “transparency committee” looking into problems with the Lucas County Board of Elections.

8/8/2014 12:00 AM
Waters finds support after firing
COLUMBUS — In the worst days of his professional life, Jon Waters was dazed, devastated, and ... inspired.

8/8/2014 12:00 AM
DNC won't say Columbus' odds
COLUMBUS — The Democratic National Committee’s executive director would commit to only one thing Thursday after two days of touring Columbus in preparation for picking a site for the party’s 2016 presidential convention.

8/7/2014 8:56 PM
Mich. man guilty in porch shooting
DETROIT — A suburban Detroit man who insisted he killed an unarmed woman on his porch in self-defense was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday after the jury rejected his tearful claim that he fired through a screen door in the wee hours because he feared his life was at risk.

8/7/2014 6:03 PM
Ohio casino revenue increased from June to July
COLUMBUS — A monthly update shows Ohio’s casino revenue increased nearly 7 percent in July compared with the previous month but fell short of the totals from a year earlier.

8/7/2014 3:38 PM
Ohio train death a possible suicide
WORTHINGTON, Ohio — Authorities in central Ohio say a freight train struck and killed a pedestrian in the middle of the night, and her death is being investigated as a possible suicide.

8/7/2014 12:00 AM
FitzGerald cops to license gaffe
A spokesman for Democratic governor candidate Ed FitzGerald apologized on his behalf Wednesday for going a decade without getting a permanent Ohio driver’s license — a period when he was the mayor of Lakewood and county executive for Cuyahoga County.

8/7/2014 11:05 AM
Lake Erie caucus to focus on algae
COLUMBUS — The Lake Erie Legislative Caucus will host a special meeting on Aug. 15 to discuss algae and the recent northwest Ohio water crisis. 

8/7/2014 12:00 AM
Columbus makes DNC pitch
COLUMBUS — A circus-like atmosphere complete with jugglers on stilts, a mime who dropped character at the sight of a microphone, street musicians, and costumed team mascots greeted members of a screening committee in town Wednesday to judge Columbus as a potential host for the next Democratic National Convention.