Associated Press

Jim Renacci
CITY CLUB OF CLEVELAND

Republican Congressman Jim Renacci has selected a former Procter & Gamble executive and Cincinnati councilwoman as his running mate in the Ohio governor's race. The Wadsworth Republican announced at an event in Cincinnati today he's selected Councilwoman Amy Murray; he plans to introduce Murray in Cleveland later this afternoon.  

An auxiliary bishop from New York will become the next bishop in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland.

The diocese says Pope Francis' appointment of Bishop Nelson Perez was announced Tuesday by the Vatican's emissary in Washington. He will be installed Sept. 5 in Cleveland.

The man most seriously hurt in a machete attack at an Ohio restaurant has been released from a hospital.

Musician Bill Foley was among four people injured in the dinnertime attack Feb. 11 at Nazareth Restaurant and Deli in Columbus. The attacker fled and was later fatally shot by police.

Foley tells WCMH-TV he was repeatedly sliced when he jumped on the attacker and tried to hold him down.

He tells The Columbus Dispatch he plans to again visit the restaurant when it reopens. Foley says: "I refuse to be terrified."

Authorities say police fatally shot a man in a standoff in Fairborn when he pointed a handgun at officers after tear gas was used to force him from a house.

Fairborn police Sgt. Mark Stannard told the Dayton Daily News that the man shot Monday night was a suspect in several area robberies.

Police say the man was located at a house in Fairborn but refused to come out, saying he had a loaded handgun.

Ohio's higher education leader says Governor John Kasich's administration will seek in its upcoming budget to expand partnerships that allow students to take three of four years of their bachelor's degree coursework at a community college.

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