COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Their doctors say both major-party candidates for Ohio governor are in good health. Letters from the physicians of Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray were produced at the request of The Associated Press. The two are locked in a close, expensive race this fall to replace Republican Gov. John Kasich, who's term-limited.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed two executive orders intended to improve controls on gun buyers in the state. The Republican governor signed the orders Monday in the wake of inaction by the GOP-controlled Legislature on recommendations of his bipartisan working group on gun issues. He says in a statement that the orders will make it harder for dangerous people to get guns.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Police say a tour bus carrying British singer Gary Numan struck and killed a 91-year-old man in Cleveland. Authorities say the bus turned right into a crosswalk and struck the victim Monday afternoon. Numan said on Twitter that he and his team "are all devastated by the fatal accident." Numan had been scheduled to perform at The House of Blues Cleveland. He made his name with Tubeway Army in the 1980s; recent songs include "Love Hurt Bleed" and "My Name Is Ruin."
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The family of an Ohio State University alumnus who endowed over $30 million to the school before he died is fighting to stop the university from using money from that endowment for fundraising. The Columbus Dispatch reports Michael Moritz in 2001 donated $30.3 million for faculty chairs and annual scholarships to needy law students. His family says Ohio State is illegally draining millions in "development fees" from the endowment. Ohio State says withdrawing the fees is legal.
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