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KSU wins $1.2M suit

Kent State has won a $1.2 million judgment against former men’s basketball coach Geno Ford for leaving in 2011 to become coach at Bradley.

Republican senators, from left, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., walk from the floor to a closed-door caucus after a compromise between the Democratic majority and the GOP minority on filibuster rules, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid credited Sen. McCain, with helping broker a breakthrough. The Senate just voted 71-29 to end a two-year Republican blockade that was preventing Richard Cordray from winning confirmation as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate ends blockade

The Senate has voted to end a two-year Republican blockade preventing former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray from winning confirmation…

Jimmy Haslam

Haslam company settles

The truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has agreed to pay back the trucking companies that were cheated out of fue…

Jury selected to try Fort Hood suspect

A jury was selected Tuesday to hear the case against an Army psychiatrist accused in the Fort Hood shooting, whose long-awaited murder trial…

The top 10 books on Apple’s iBookstore

The iBookstore’s Official Book Charts for the week ending July 15, 2013: 1. “Hidden Order,” by Brad Thor (Atria/Emily Bestler Books) 2. “Inf…

Thomas Starr

Grand jury ups murder charges

A Southington man accused of fatally stabbing his mother’s boyfriend now could face a possible life-in-prison sentence after a grand jury up…