Longaberger's 'Big Basket' headquarters on the market

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Mind-boggling, beloved, 160 times bigger than life— and soon to be empty.

That's the "Big Basket," the headquarters of the Longaberger Co.

  • Written by TIM FERAN, The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio AP media organization elects new board members

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jo Ingles, a reporter for WYSO-FM/Ohio Public Radio/TV News Bureau in Columbus, was elected president of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors association for 2016-17 at the group's annual convention Sunday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio man to establish vineyard to feed the hungry

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — After turning three abandoned and garbage-filled inner-city parcels into gardens offering free fruits and vegetables, Mason Carratt is embarking on another way to feed the hungry: a vineyard in which the grapes will be used to make jellies and jams.

  • Written by DAVID SKOLNICK, The Vindicator