Beards name ChopChop top food publication of 2013

No trendy restaurants. No fancy equipment. No hard-to-find hipster ingredients. The pages of this year’s top food publication don’t read like your average gourmet glossy. That’s because the only trend ChopChop magazine — named publication of the year…

Solar plane lands in Ariz., 1st leg of major trip

PHOENIX (AP) — A solar-powered airplane landed in Phoenix early Saturday morning after flight from California that included several hours in the air after sundown. The Solar Impulse set down about 12:30 a.m. at Sky Harbor Airport after…

Judge: Hoffner investigative file to remain sealed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has ruled that the investigative file in the case of a former college football coach who was cleared of child pornography charges will remain private, according to court documents filed Friday. Attorneys for…

WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: ‘Ticos,’ songs and cheese

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — It was a party atmosphere along Barack Obama’s motorcade route from the airport after he arrived in this Central American country for his first visit as president. Thousands of locals, who are…
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2 Arrested in Warren Raid

Investigators seized crack, heroin, marijuana, prescription pills, prescription cough medicine, digital scales, packaging materials, $2,676 in cash and three flat-screen televisions, as well as six unlicensed pit bulls from 2517 Hamilton St. S.W. during a raid on Friday morning.…
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Sex Offender Arrested Again

Alliance police detectives and agents with the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed a search warrant at 2217 S. Arch Ave. following a two-week investigation into child pornography. Steven F. Slimak, 42, was arrested. …

No Medicaid decision from Fla. Legislature

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Democratic leaders want Republican Gov. Rick Scott to veto the state budget or call a special session after the Legislature adjourned without passing an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. House Democratic Leader…
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Ohio EPA Awards Grants

Youngstown, Struthers and Weathersfield were among the local communities to receive grants from the Ohio EPA for recycling, tire collection and litter cleanups.…

NYC park named after late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City playground where the late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch learned to ride a bike as a child has been renamed in his honor. City officials on Friday rechristened Brooklyn’s Palmetto Playground…

Sheen supports sons’ removal from ex-wife’s care

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlie Sheen’s spokesman says the actor supports a decision to remove his twin sons from the care of his ex-wife and have them live temporarily with another ex-wife, actress Denise Richards. Larry Solters says…

NY state lawmaker facing more corruption charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York state lawmaker already facing bribery and other corruption charges has been accused of using funds meant for a nonprofit to pay for community events promoting his political career. Federal prosecutors announced…

As the Dow breaks 15,000, is it too late to buy?

NEW YORK (AP) — Are stocks worth buying now? With the Dow Jones industrial average breaking through 15,000, it’s natural to worry that stocks have gone up too far. But higher priced stocks aren’t necessarily overpriced. They may…

Cardinals Motte to have Tommy John surgery

MILWAUKEE (AP) — St. Louis right-hander Jason Motte will have season-ending Tommy John surgery next week. The nominal closer for the Cardinals was placed on the disabled list on March 29, and eventually diagnosed with a torn ligament…

Ohio investigators raid suspected Internet cafe

ONTARIO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general says state investigators searched a Richland County business suspected of operating as an illegal gambling esta……

Penn St trustees OK changes; incumbents rejected

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State trustees have approved reforms to university governance following the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and learned two incumbents on the university’s governing board were voted out by alumni. The changes…

Penn St trustees OK changes; incumbents rejected

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State trustees have approved reforms to university governance following the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and learned two incumbents on the university’s governing board were voted out by alumni. The changes…

Column: Collins significant, but not true pioneer

Jason Collins has been compared to Jackie Robinson. And Neil Armstrong. Courageous? Absolutely. True pioneer? Not exactly. Now that we’ve had a few days to reflect on what it means for Collins to come out as gay, it’s…

Column: Collins significant, but not true pioneer

Jason Collins has been compared to Jackie Robinson. And Neil Armstrong. Courageous? Absolutely. True pioneer? Not exactly. Now that we’ve had a few days to reflect on what it means for Collins to come out as gay, it’s…