GOP lawmakers: Move Appalachian agency out of Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two powerful Kentucky Republicans have an idea to boost an economic development agency that helps Appalachia: Move it out of the nation's capital.

  • Written by By MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

Post Holdings buying Bob Evans Farms in $1.53B deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bob Evans Farms is being sold to Post in a deal worth about $1.53 billion, giving the cereal maker a stronger presence in the grocery store through Bob Evans' valuable refrigerated sides business.


Painter sets out to put historical images on Ohio barns

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The commanding image of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry dwarfed Scott Hagan Thursday as he put the finishing touches on the war hero's coat taking form on the side of a barn near Oak Harbor.


  • Written by By ROBERTA GEDERT , The (Toledo) Blade

Friends, family of man killed by cop: Why wasn't he helped?

STOW, Ohio (AP) — Peggy Barney could barely recognize the man in the back seat of her car, and she was terrified. After a five-day methamphetamine binge, William Porubsky was hallucinating, screaming and bleeding out of both ears.

She drove him to the hospital, but twenty four hours later, he was dead. A police officer had shot him after picking him up from the streets late at night.

  • Written by By DAKE KANG , Associated Press