Ohio zoo’s abandoned baby gorilla gets human care

CINCINNATI (AP) — An abandoned baby gorilla from Texas has made its debut at the Cincinnati Zoo with some of the people who have served as its primary caregivers. The 3-m……

Worker dies in blender at Oregon meat plant

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon cleaning worker was killed when he fell into a running blender at a meat-processing plant, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputy Nate Thompson identified the worker as Hugo Avalos-Chanon, 41, of…

Ohio addictions chief addresses overdose deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The head of Ohio’s addictions agency says new data on drug overdose deaths in Ohio drives home the need for expanded insurance coverage. Or……
School Advertising

School Launches Ads

If marketing is the secret to success, one local school district is taking that idea to a whole new level.…

Corbett nominates Mackereth as Pa. welfare chief

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After less than three months as acting secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare, Bev Mackereth is being nominated to ta……
Mill Creek maple syrup

Mill Creek Syrup On Sale

Maple syrup produced from a grove of trees in Mill Creek Park is for sale.…

Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist,…

Fewer school districts seek to exceed tax limit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fewer and fewer Pennsylvania school districts are seeking approval to raise property taxes beyond a state-imposed inflation index without vo……
AUTISM

Ohio Adds New Benefit

The treatment of autism will soon be a covered expense as part of the health benefits package for State of Ohio employees.…
Springfield Local Bond Issue

School Asks For Bond Issue

Orange ribbons and yard signs speckle the lawns of residents in New Middletown urging voters to approve a 2.5 mill bond issue May 7 to build a new school. …

ElBaradei: Egypt leader will need opposition help

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s leading opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei said Tuesday he believes the Islamist president will eventually be forced to reach out to the opposition because his group is losing support and isn’t able to tackle the…

Police: 400 pounds of pot confiscated

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania have confiscated about 400 pounds of marijuana and arrested two men. The Erie Times-News (http://bit.ly/10qpovp ) re……

Vacation destination showdown

Everyone has their own idea of the perfect vacation. Vote for your favorites in our vacation destination showdown!

Beach Safety Tips

It’s hard to resist a day at the beach, but you’ll need to know some safety rules for swimming in the ocean.

Internet-Cafe

Ohio Senate panel passes Internet cafe moratorium

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel has approved a bill to immediately halt the expansion of Internet cafes. The measure that cleared the Senate’s govern……