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What they wore: Amish Country exhibit spotlights sex abuse

LEOLA, Pa. (AP) — Clotheslines with billowing linens and long dresses are a common sight on the off-grid farms of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, home to the nation's largest Amish settlement. For many tourists they're as iconic a part of Amish Country's bucolic scenery as the rural lanes ...

Biden plugs manufacturing initiative at Ohio metal company

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged Friday that 3D printing technology would help return factory jobs to the U.S. and reduce inflationary pressures as he traveled to an industrial Midwestern state with a Senate seat in play to make his case for the future of ...

Grand jury indicts 3 Dallas area officers in 2020 protests

DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas police officers and one from the Dallas suburb of Garland were indicted Friday for aggravated assault for their actions during the 2020 protests following George Floyd's killing by police in Minneapolis. Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzo announced Friday ...

A second JD Vance book falls through, publisher says

NEW YORK (AP) — A second book by "Hillbilly Elegy" author and U.S. Senate candidate JD Vance that had been under contract with Harper has been called off, the publisher told The Associated Press Thursday. The book, currently listed on Amazon.com and until recently on the HarperCollins ...

Biden to plug manufacturing initiative at Ohio metal company

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to announce on Friday that five major U.S. manufacturers have made commitments to boost their reliance on small and medium American firms for 3D printing. The White House said GE Aviation, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Siemens Energy ...

Dolly Parton, Eminem, Richie get into Rock Hall of Fame

Eminem, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, Eurythmics, Duran Duran and Pat Benatar have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a list that also includes Dolly Parton, who initially resisted the honor. The honorees — voted on by more than 1,000 artists, historians and music industry ...

Election 2022: JD Vance wins Ohio’s GOP Senate primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — "Hillbilly Elegy" author JD Vance won Ohio's contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary on Tuesday, buoyed by Donald Trump's endorsement in a race that was an early test of the former president's hold on his party as the midterm season kicks into high gear. A ...

Brown wins Ohio rematch with progressive activist Turner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Shontel Brown beat former state Sen. Nina Turner for the second time since last summer, easily prevailing in an Ohio primary billed nationally as a key showdown between the party's more moderate establishment and its activist progressive ...

Kansas gamer pleads guilty for role in fatal ‘swatting’ case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hoax call that led to a fatal shooting of an innocent bystander by Wichita police in 2017. Shane Gaskell, 23, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to wire fraud in case that drew national attention to "swatting," during ...

Nurse, dentist, doctors, charged with drug distribution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health care professionals across the eastern half of the United States, including doctors, a dentist, a nurse and medical clinic operators, have been charged with illegally distributing prescriptions for more than 5 million pain pills, federal authorities said ...

Top Republican lawmakers leave Ohio mapmaking panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's political mapmaking panel met again Wednesday ahead of a court-ordered Friday deadline to fix a fourth set of invalidated legislative maps. The GOP-controlled commission convened without state Senate President Matt Huffman, who stepped down Tuesday, and House ...

Man who abducted, sexually assaulted woman gets 101 years.

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A Kentucky man who was convicted of abducting, sexually assaulting and robbing a college student in suburban Chicago will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a judge sentenced him to 101 years in prison. Justin Dalcollo, 37, was sentenced Tuesday, five months ...

Police: Officers shoot armed man after I-75 crash in Ohio

MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — A man was shot by police officers and later died after authorities allege he pointed a gun at the officers following a crash on an interstate in Ohio, authorities said. Moraine police and fire crews responded shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday to an accident in the ...

Election 2022: JD Vance wins Ohio’s GOP Senate primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bestselling author JD Vance has won Ohio's contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary, buoyed by Donald Trump's endorsement in a race widely seen as an early test of the former president's hold on his party as the midterm season kicks into high gear. Vance's ...

Ohio’s elections chief beats conservative foe in GOP primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose won the Republican nomination for his second term in office on Tuesday, defeating conservative challenger John Adams, who had questioned the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election. LaRose will face Democrat Chelsea Clark, a ...

Ohio Republican Gov. DeWine will face Nan Whaley this fall

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday won his party's nomination for a second term in office and will face Democrat Nan Whaley this fall after he overcame conservative anger of his strict pandemic policies and notable rifts with former President Donald Trump. Whaley, a ...

Primary takeaways: Trump passes test as kingmaker in Ohio

The primary elections in Ohio and Indiana on Tuesday stood as the first real test of former President Donald Trump's status as the Republican Party kingmaker — and he passed. Takeaways from the races: TRUMP'S CLOUT Trump's chosen candidate, "Hillbilly Elegy" author and one-time investment ...

Brown wins Ohio rematch with progressive activist Turner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Shontel Brown beat former state Sen. Nina Turner for the second time since last summer, easily prevailing Tuesday in an Ohio primary billed nationally as a key showdown between the party's more moderate establishment and its activist progressive ...

2022 midterms: What to know about Ohio, Indiana primaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first multistate contest of the 2022 midterm election season unfolds on Tuesday, as Ohio voters pick nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate while Indiana voters consider whether their Legislature should become even more conservative. The races, particularly in ...

Republicans look to surrogates for boost in Ohio Senate race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — High-profile surrogates for Republicans running in Ohio's hotly contested Senate primary are fanning out across the state or holding other events to give their endorsed candidates a last-minute boost ahead of Tuesday's election. Sens. Josh Hawley, Ted Cruz and Rand ...