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Meyer's new mantra: Embrace the grind, but enjoy the success

Meyer's new mantra: Embrace the grind, but enjoy the success

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Victory meal is a tradition for Urban Meyer's teams and pretty much a weekly occurrence during football season since the coach got to Ohio State in 2012 — just as it was when he was at Florida.
There was a time back in 2009, as Tim Tebow and the Gators tried to win a second straight national titl ... (full story)


AP Source: J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs

AP Source: J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland.
The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Thursday night. Smith, who declined his $6.8 million player option shortly after the sea ... (full story)


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Ohio League of Women Voters report says gerrymandering works 


COLUMBUS (AP) — The League of Women Voters of Ohio released a report Wednesday showing gerrymandered legislative districts delivered nearly perfect results in 2012 and 2014, sending candidates of the intended political party to the Statehouse in almost 100 percent of cases.
The league, a longtime advocate for voting fairnes ... (full story)


US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate

US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate

CINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States last Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species.
Conservation experts at the Cincinnati Zoo say 8-year-old Harapan could be on his way within several weeks to Indo ... (full story)


Legislation would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy

A contested Senate bill that would generally ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy stands ready to move on to the Ohio House.
Senate Bill 127, jointly sponsored by Sens. Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, and Jay Hottinger, R-Newark, would make it a fourth-degree felony to purposely perform, induce or purposely attempt to perform or ... (full story)


Appellate court orders resentencing for man who severely burned baby

The 5th District Court of Appeals recently remanded a man’s felonious assault case after finding the trial court improperly relied on alleged other acts when imposing its sentence.
The three-judge appellate panel sustained an argument from Zachariah Keen that the Knox County Court of Common Pleas unlawfully considered alleg ... (full story)


Bill would aim to provide health treatment continuity for criminals

Rep. Dorothy Pelanda, R-Marysville, has filed a bill into the Ohio General Assembly that would require a community health or addiction services provider to accept an assessment conducted by another provider if certain conditions are met, which would be in lieu of conducting an assessment of a client referred for treatment related to ... (full story)