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5/7/2015 12:00 AM
House to vote on honor for Toledo ballplayer
COLUMBUS — A legislative committee on Wednesday set the stage for a full House vote on a bill declaring Oct. 7 of each year to be “Moses Fleetwood Walker Day” in honor of the bare-handed Toledo catcher believed to be the first black man to play under contract in major league baseball.

5/6/2015 5:32 PM
Arrest made in Cleveland quintuple homicide
CLEVELAND — Cleveland police say they’ve arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting that left five dead, including an unborn child, last November.

5/6/2015 2:44 PM
OSU ex-band director says trustees decided firing
COLUMBUS — Fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters alleged Wednesday that the university’s board was directly involved in his dismissal and asked a judge to let him use other employment actions by the trustees in his lawsuit against the school.

5/6/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. rejects tax to repair roads
Michigan voters rejected Proposal 1, which would have raised the state sales tax to pay to fix its crumbling roads.

5/5/2015 10:04 PM
Michigan voters reject Proposal 1
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, conceded defeat tonight, announcing that voters rejected Proposal 1, which would have raised the state sales tax to pay to fix its crumbling roads.

5/5/2015 5:42 PM
University of Akron won't change name
AKRON, Ohio — University of Akron’s president says the school isn’t going to change its name.

5/5/2015 8:58 AM
Chrysler worker dies at Detroit plant
DETROIT — A 53-year-old man has died while performing maintenance at a wastewater treatment plant at a Chrysler factory in Detroit.

5/5/2015 10:19 AM
Ohioan on lam since 1959 caught in Fla.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A convicted killer escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said today.

5/5/2015 1:24 PM
Members of Hutaree militia lose appeal
DETROIT — Three members of a southern Michigan militia acquitted during a high-profile trial have failed to persuade an appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit against federal investigators.

5/5/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio, Mich. could reap benefits
Ohio ranks second and Michigan ranks fifth in states that could reap ancillary health benefits if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency follows through with strong rules this summer for climate-altering carbon dioxide gases emitted from coal-fired power plants, according to a peer-reviewed study issued Monday.

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