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Woman makes soup for free lunch program for 24 years

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — By 10:30 a.m. on a recent Wednesday, before you were probably even thinking about lunch, Cindy Zielaskiewicz had made 27 gallons of chicken-and-rice soup.

  • icon Posted: January 26

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Sunday 01/26/2020
Woman makes soup for free lunch program for 24 years

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — By 10:30 a.m. on a recent Wednesday, before you were probably even thinking about lunch, Cindy Zielaskiewicz had made 27 gallons of chicken-and-rice soup.

Posted: January 26, 2020
Bill seeks extended safety netting at all Ohio pro ballparks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio state lawmaker introduced legislation Thursday requiring all major and minor league baseball teams in the state to install protective netting from foul pole to foul pole.

Posted: January 26, 2020
Cincinnati Zoo cheetahs to have opportunity to run at farm

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cheetahs from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will have about five acres of open terrain where they can run at a facility anticipated to be completed this summer.

Posted: January 26, 2020
Proposal would create Ohio database of convicted sex buyers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Individuals convicted of trying to buy sex or trafficking women for sex would be placed on a publicly accessible database for five years, under legislation introduced in the Ohio House.

Posted: January 26, 2020
Former judge, civil rights activist Nathaniel Jones dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nathaniel Jones, a former federal judge who served for more than two decades on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati and previously served as general counsel for the NAACP, has died. He was 93.

Posted: January 26, 2020
Saturday 01/25/2020
Startup may ask for loan to revamp former GM plant in Ohio

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A startup company that wants to build electric trucks at a former General Motors assembly plant in Ohio is considering asking for a federal loan to get production up and running.

Posted: January 25, 2020
Ohio unemployment rate unchanged in December

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in December remained at the same level for the fourth consecutive month.

Posted: January 25, 2020
Prosecutor: Woman smuggled drugs that killed Ohio inmate

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused by prosecutors of smuggling the drugs that killed an Ohio prison inmate when a balloon containing methamphetamine broke open inside his body has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Posted: January 25, 2020
Attorneys: Fatal arson suspect shouldn't face death penalty

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for an Ohio man accused of killing nine of his neighbors in two separate arson fires have argued in a court filing that he cannot be sentenced to death because of extensive brain damage and cognitive disabilities.

Posted: January 25, 2020
Columbus diocese task force examining sexual abuse policies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus has taken steps to examine its policies regarding the sexual abuse of minors with the creation of a task force, and has hired a law firm to determine whether more names should be added to a list of credibly accused priests.

Posted: January 25, 2020
Armed robbery suspect fatally shot by officer in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An armed man wearing a hockey-type mask barged into the back of a Bob Evans restaurant in Columbus on Saturday morning, demanded that a manager open a safe and was fatally wounded by an officer during a confrontation behind the restaurant, Columbus police said.

Posted: January 25, 2020
Friday 01/24/2020
Ohio GOP asks candidate to withdraw over dating site account

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Republican Party on Friday urged a state House candidate to withdraw from the March 17 primary because he had signed up on an online dating site that encourages extramarital affairs.

Posted: January 24, 2020
Ohio says new virus cases must be reported immediately

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health care workers in Ohio will be required to immediately report to the state any cases of the dangerous new virus from China, the state's health department said Friday.

Posted: January 24, 2020
2 ex-vice squad officers fired over porn actress arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus has fired two police officers and disciplined two others over their handling of the 2018 arrest of porn actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club.

Posted: January 24, 2020
Thursday 01/23/2020
For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved premature hippo as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires.

Posted: January 23, 2020

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