Rendell endorses Democrat Connie Pillich for Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Connie Pillich got the backing of former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday, and the two plan on hitting the campaign trail.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Rep. Renacci asserts Trump support in gubernatorial bid

CINCINNATI (AP) — Congressman Jim Renacci chose a female former Procter & Gamble Co. executive as his Republican running mate for Ohio governor on Monday, while asserting his continued support for President Donald Trump.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL and JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town

 

OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson's Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet relationship has turned bitter amid hotly disputed accusations of racism, roiling a school and town long known for their liberal politics.

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  • Written by By DAKE KANG , Associated Press

Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexual assault

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker who attracted national attention last year when he compared President Barack Obama and his wife to monkeys has been accused of sexual assault.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords.

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  • Written by By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer