New prosecutor to back NAACP bid for grand jury transcripts

CLEVELAND (AP) — The new county prosecutor says he will back an NAACP effort in Cleveland seeking release of parts of transcripts from the grand jury that declined to charge police involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.



Many farmers still need training after Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's agriculture leaders say thousands of farmers have completed training that will be required for putting fertilizer on fields, but many more face a September deadline to finish the program aimed at combating the toxic algae fouling Lake Erie.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press