Shale Drilling

Gas facility planned

A Dallas-based company said they plan to build an $800 million midstream facility for the oil and gas drilling industry that will serve the Mahoning and Shenango valleys.…

Soldier convicted of murder for Fort Hood rampage

A military jury will begin its second day of deliberations Friday in the case of the U.S. Army psychiatrist accused in the deadliest-ever mass shooting on a U.S. military base.

W. Pa. cement mixer firm cutting 10 to 15 jobs

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania that makes mobile concrete mixers and other equipment is moving its manufacturing operation to Iowa, resulting in the loss……

Koreas agree to reunions for 1st time in 3 years

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul officials say North and South Korea have agreed to allow reunions next month of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. It will be the first the time the emotional meetings have…

Ohio State set for 3rd corpse flower bloom of 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A large rainforest plant known as a corpse flower because of its terrible smell is expected to bloom soon at an Ohio State University greenhouse that already experienced two of the rare blooms this…

Ohio State set for 3rd corpse flower bloom of 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A large rainforest plant known as a corpse flower because of its terrible smell is expected to bloom soon at an Ohio State University greenhouse th……

Spacey says TV must adapt to viewer demand or die

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey says television has overtaken cinema as the home of quality character-driven drama, but the industry risks failure if it doesn’t recognize that viewers want control over what they watch, and when.…

Police: W. Pa. doughnut shop owner killed by son

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally shot his father, a doughnut shop owner, then tried to hide the body. Online court r……

Futures mixed as central bankers gather in Wyoming

NEW YORK (AP) — Futures are mixed as the leaders of the world’s central banks gather in Wyoming and a day after a technical glitch halted most Nasdaq trading for about three hours. Dow Jones industrial futures are…

Malaysia court frees 2 in Mongolian murder scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian appeals court on Friday ordered two police officers freed after overturning their murder convictions in the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime…

US city tries less salt in Chinese restaurant food

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers have recruited more than 200 restaurants across Philadelphia for the U.S. city’s Healthy Chinese Takeout Initiative, which aims to reduce the food’s salt content by 10 percent to 15 percent. It’s the latest effort…

South Africa details military deployment in Congo

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says it is contributing 1,345 troops to a United Nations military mission with a mandate to fight rebel groups in eastern Congo in an effort to bring peace to the country. The office…

‘Hyperloop’ travel idea gains fans, if not backers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk released rough plans last week for a “Hyperloop” that would shoot capsules full of people at the speed of sound through elevated tubes connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco. Then…

Park’s new coaster to benefit Ohio businesses

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Construction of the roller coaster set to open next spring at Kings Island theme park is expected to generate millions of dollars in business for comp……

UK’s Hague: Assad regime behind chemical attack

LONDON (AP) — Foreign Secretary William Hague says Britain believes the regime of Syria’s President Bashar Assad carried out a chemical weapons attack near Damascus that killed scores of people. Hague said Friday the only “plausible explanation for…

600 Portuguese firefighters battle deadly blazes

TONDELA, Portugal (AP) — More than 600 Portuguese firefighters are battling six new wildfires a day after one firefighter was killed and nine others injured when gusting winds caused a fire to change direction. Portugal’s National Civil Protection…

US divided over how to respond to Mideast violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Persistent violence in Syria and Egypt has sharply divided senior advisers in the Obama administration over a moral dilemma: How far should the U.S. go to stop the killing when its actions could lead to…
Youth football league

Youth football league

The Volney Rogers Youth Association plays football this weekend.…