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Ozone Air Quality Alert For Pa.

The Department of Environmental Protection has issued an ozone air quality alert for much of Pennsylvania.…
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Panel Approves $1 Billion Rebate to Ohio Employers

Directors of Ohio's insurance fund for injured workers have unanimously approved Gov. John Kasich's proposal to send $1 billion in cash rebates to businesses, local governments and schools.…

NM clinic says it received drug in fed probe

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico health clinic has confirmed that some of its patients received potentially tainted anti-inflammatory injections prepared by a compounding manufacturer in Tennessee, but it says no negative reactions have been reported. Roswell…

Surge in hate crimes divides Greek coalition

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coalition government was in disarray Thursday over efforts to crackdown on growing racist violence, as majority conservatives and their center-left partners clashed over the best way to tackle anti-immigrant violence. The embarrassing rift…
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Wires Down on 422

Update About 50 customers are still without power in Southington Township after utility wires were pulled down across all four lanes of U.S. Route 422.…
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Spiegel: Shore Up Training Gap

Siemens Chief Executive Officer Eric Spiegel said Thursday the $440 million grant his company donated to Youngstown State University will help shore up the training gap for students to work in the 3-D printing field.…
Racino Groundbreaking

Officials Tout Racino

Penn National Gaming officials and state and local leaders touted the new Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course at an official groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at the future site in Austintown.…

‘Les Miserables’ will move into familiar home

NEW YORK (AP) — When “Les Miserables” arrives on Broadway next March, it will find a familiar home. Mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh said Thursday that the current U.S. tour of “Les Miserables” — which began in 2010 and is…

Britons on trial in Cuba corruption crackdown

HAVANA (AP) — Two British businessmen targeted in a corruption probe in Cuba went on trial Thursday, as authorities continue to press a crackdown on graft that has caught up several other foreigners and dozens of islanders. A…

Mali youth hold 1st protest against French

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Youth in the recently-liberated Malian city of Gao held a sit-in on Thursday to protest against what they see as France’s tacit support of the Tuareg ethnic group, the first indication that the mood…

Israel to free conscientious objector

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has decided to release a young conscript who has spent the past six months in military prison for refusing to serve in the army due to his opposition to the occupation of…

EU seeks to abolish data roaming charges in Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union official says mobile phone network operators should be forced to end charging customers for data roaming when traveling across the 27-nation bloc. European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes told the European…

Boston bombing suspect is walking, mother says

MOSCOW (AP) — The father of a Chechen immigrant killed in Florida while being interrogated by the FBI about his ties to a Boston Marathon bombings suspect said Thursday that the U.S. agents killed his son “execution-style.” At…
Berlin Center Crash

Fatal Crash Victims Identified

The two men killed in a fiery crash Monday in Berlin Township were identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office on Thursday.…

Signed contracts to buy US homes at 3-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes ticked up in April to the highest level in three years. The increase points to growth in home sales in the coming months. The National…

US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.81 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages jumped this week to their highest levels in a year, signaling slightly higher costs for homebuyers. But rates still remain low by historical standards. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said…