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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 ...