Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the rise

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors.

  • Written by SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson

CINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Summit focuses on coordinating efforts to fight drug abuse

CINCINNATI (AP) — State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Blacks question Trump outreach delivered to white audiences

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities.

  • Written by BILL BARROW, Associated Press ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press