In this March 16, 2014, file photo, opposition Congresswoman Maria Corina Machado speaks to the media and supporters in front of a line of Bolivarian National Guards during an anti-government march in Caracas, Venezuela. The head of Venezuela's congress, Diosdado Cabello, said Monday March 24, 2014, that Machado has lost her seat in the legislature and is no longer immune from prosecution for her alleged role fomenting violence in anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)

Pregnant woman, Venez National Guardsman killed

A pregnant woman shot in the head and a National Guard soldier fired on as he tried to clear a roadway are the latest fatalities in violence tied to anti-government protests in Venezuela, authorities said Monday.…
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Local students try out state test planned for 2015

Ohio is one of 36 states participating in a pilot test of a new online assessment for students which will replace the pencil and paper assessments that schools are currently using.…
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Local students make parts for 3-D printers

Students at Chaney High School and Choffin Career and Technnical Center are helping to create 3-D printer kits that can be used in other schools around Northeast Ohio. …
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Primary elections begin April 1

Secretary of State Jon Husted announced today that absentee voting begins Tuesday, April 1, 2014, for the 2014 Primary Election. …
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Students get college preview

YSU will play host this week to a number of activities designed to get 8th-grade students thinking about their futures. …
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Photos: Washington Mudslide

Searchers continue looking for survivors of a deadly mudslide in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle.…
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Lupo changes plea in water-pollution case

Ben Lupo changed his plea Monday from not guilty to guilty in connection with a river pollution court case involving his former company, D & L Energy. …
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Photos: Garrettsville Fire

Fire crews fought a fire in Garrettsville for almost 10 hours. 13 businesses were lost.…
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Photos: Exxon Valdez oil spill 1989

25 years later - Exxon Valdez oil tanker tanker hit a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989, spilling more than 10 million gallons of crude oil. …
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Japan-US nuclear deal announced at Hague summit

Japan plans to turn over to the United States more than 315 kilograms (700 pounds) of weapons-grade plutonium and a supply of highly enriched uranium, a victory for President Barack Obama's efforts to secure nuclear materials around the world.…
A house is seen destroyed in the mud on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Lindsey Wasson, Pool)

No ‘signs of life’ after huge Washington landslide

Hopes of finding any more survivors from a massive mudslide that killed at least eight people waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field and crews worked through the night into Monday in rural Washington state.…
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Animal gas chamber publicly demolished in Ohio

About 30 people helped demolish a northern Ohio animal shelter's gas chamber that was used to kill hundreds of stray cats annually before it was phased out amid public pressure.…