Federal disaster aid available for victims of Memorial Day tornadoes

In the wake of an outbreak of 21 tornadoes that caused widespread damage across Ohio over Memorial Day weekend, President Donald Trump issued a disaster declaration making businesses and individuals in 10 counties eligible for federal assistance.Gov. Mike DeWine, who sought the declaration from Trump last week, announced the president’s action Tuesday morning.DeWine said the designation “will help those working to rebuild their homes and their lives” in Auglaize, Darke, Greene, […]

Kentucky Dem Compares Potential McConnell Challenger to O’Rourke

Democratic Rep. John Yarmuth (Ky.) compared a top potential challenger to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to failed Texas Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke on Tuesday.

Yarmuth, the only Democrat in Kentucky’s congressional delegation, likened Amy McGrath to O’Rourke if she becomes the party’s standard-bearer against McConnell in 2020. McGrath made a well-funded bid to unseat Rep. Andy Barr (R., Ky.) in Kentucky’s Sixth District in 2018, although she fell short.

Victim taken to hospital after electric shock incident

MOOREFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – One person was taken to
the hospital after suffering an electric shock at Navistar in Clark County.

The Clark County Sheriff tells 2 NEWS it happened around 12:43 pm Tuesday at the manufacturing facility located at 6125 Urbana Road.

It is unclear at this time how badly the individual was
injured or what prompted the incident.

Celtics’ Al Horford to be unrestricted free agent

BOSTON — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline his player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent.

The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the decision has not been announced. ESPN was first to report Horford’s decision.

Weighing disbarment, court rejects Tattoogate lawyer's attempt to resign

Long-tarnished Columbus lawyer Christopher Cicero tried to beat the Ohio Supreme Court to the punch.But the justices appear intent on swinging away.The court rejected Cicero’s application to resign as an attorney Tuesday as he faces permanent disbarment for his fourth set of professional misconduct charges — this time for […]

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