Ohio to widen part of Interstate 70 starting this summer


SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 3-mile section of the interstate that cuts across Ohio's midsection will be widened in a project expected to start this summer, ahead of schedule.


New Ohio poet laureate hopes to celebrate poetry in life

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Author readings in the hushed and reverent atmospheres of universities and libraries have their place, but they can also discourage potential readers, says Ohio's new poet laureate.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

About 100 dogs seized from home; woman charged with cruelty

COOLVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have seized about 100 dogs from a southeastern Ohio home and charged a 76-year-old woman with misdemeanor animal cruelty, alleging she kept animals in unsanitary conditions.

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Port of Toledo saw more cargo in 2017

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Port officials in northwest Ohio say the cargo moving through the Port of Toledo in 2017 increased by nearly 16 percent compared with the previous year.

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