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Man Thanks Communtiy

Local man thanked the community for helping his family purchase a wheelchair ramp for their van.…

Steady rain greets Jazz Fest as 1st weekend closes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A steady, sometimes heavy rain pelted fans Sunday at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, but the music flowed on. A soaked Dave Matthews and his band played through a strong downpour at…

Man arrested in fatal bar shooting in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says a man has been arrested charges of aggravated murder and felonious assault in a bar shooting in suburban Columbus that left another……
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Coitsville Man Catches Fire

A Coitsville man was airlifted to a nearby hospital after he was engulfed in flames trying to burn brush in his yard.…

Musical of ‘Rocky’ heading to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a knockout in Germany. Now Sylvester Stallone hopes a musical based on his beloved boxing film “Rocky” will also be a hit on Broadway. Producers said Sunday they plan to get “Rocky”…

Opry to hold public funeral for George Jones

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A public funeral will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at the age of 81. Publicist Kirt Webster said in a…

Contract approval ends school strike in NE Ohio

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Teachers and a suburban Cleveland school board have approved a contract, ending an eight-week strike by teachers. The (Cleveland) Plain De……

Greek bill opens way for civil service layoffs

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Parliament approved an emergency bill Sunday to pave the way for thousands of public sector layoffs and free up 8.8 billion euros ($11.5 billion) in international rescue loans. The bill, which passed in…
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Officials Stress Fire Safety

Local fire officials are stressing the importance of smoke detectors and proper fire safety methods as the warmer months approach.…
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YSU Trio Excited About NFL Chances

Jamaine Cook, Lamar Mady, and Will Shaw will all have the opportunity to put YSU on the map when they head to rookie mini camp to start their lives as professionals.…
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YSU's Mitzel H.L. Medalist

Sophomore Allison Mitzel had a sensational final round at the Horizon League Championships on Sunday and took home medalist honors while the YSU women's golf team finished second.…
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Local Salon Raises Money

A local salon partnered with the Sierra Club to raise money during Earth Month.…
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Howland Holds Autism Walk

A National Honors Society service project turned into a profit for the Rich Center for Autism.…
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Forecasters peg ND river crest at low end of range

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The National Weather Service says the Red River will likely top out in Fargo at the low end of the predicted crest range. The forecast, updated Sunday, shows the river topping out at 37…

Big growth likely for Georgia’s film industry

ATLANTA (AP) — A few years ago, Georgia was locked in a bidding war with North Carolina over the Disney movie, “The Last Song,” starring Miley Cyrus. Both states wanted the movie to film in their state, and…
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Police: Patrons help foil Pa. restaurant robbery

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — Police say a robbery attempt at a western Pennsylvania restaurant was foiled when some patrons jumped in to help subdue two suspects. State police i……

Pattern seen in alleged chemical arms use in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The instances in which chemical weapons are alleged to have been used in Syria were purportedly small in scale: nothing along the lines of Saddam Hussein’s 1988 attack in Kurdish Iraq that killed thousands. That…