Cincinnati streetcar to get monthly passes for 3 months

CINCINNATI (AP) — Monthly passes are coming to Cincinnati's streetcar system as transit officials try to obtain federal authorization to permanently change the fare structure.

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Woman seriously injured in fall from Cleveland bar balcony

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old woman who fell from a second-story balcony inside a Cleveland bar after the city's St. Patrick's Day parade has been hospitalized in critical condition.

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Wright State president resigns ahead of retirement

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The president of Wright State University has resigned just months before his planned retirement because of the university's budget crisis.

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Republicans join Democrats against Trump's Great Lakes cuts

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican's heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that has lasted seven years and cost the federal government more than $2 billion, with no end in sight. If states want to keep the program going, let them pick up the tab.

  • Written by JOHN FLESHER , AP Environmental Writer

Somali refugees await relatives amid travel ban uncertainty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Somali refugees in Ohio are dealing with more uncertainty about the fate of overseas relatives in light of the proposed White House travel ban and new court decisions blocking that ban.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press