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Project helps food economy

Project organizers hope that a new website will continue to connect local farmers with local restaurants and consumers.…
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Kids’ book ‘The Snowy Day’ is focus of US exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A classic and groundbreaking children’s book is the subject of a new exhibit in Philadelphia. “The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats” is on view now until Oct. 20 at The National…
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Zoe Saldana goes green for ‘Guardians’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — How many more colors can Zoe Saldana be on the big screen? The actress portrays green-skinned alien Gamora in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” after going blue in James Cameron’s “Avatar.” She recently reprised…
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Greek police kill prison escapee after manhunt

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have killed Marian Kola, the Albanian mastermind of a daring prison escape, in an intense firefight after a four-month manhunt. Kola and fellow escapee Ilir Kupa clashed with a police…
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Portugal’s president keeps coalition govt in power

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s president has accepted a compromise reached by the coalition government that allows it to stay in power, defusing a crisis that had roiled financial markets. In an address to the nation, President Anibal…
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Kelly Rowland gets maritime escort back to shore

PROVINCETOWN, Massachusetts (AP) — The Coast Guard says singer Kelly Rowland was among the passengers on a private boat escorted back to Cape Cod after the captain became disoriented. Lt. Ruairi White tells the Cape Cod Times that…

Kelly Rowland gets maritime escort back to Mass.

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — The Coast Guard says singer Kelly Rowland was among the passengers on a private boat escorted back to Cape Cod after the captain became disoriented. Lt. Ruairi White tells the Cape Cod Times that…
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NY sex criminals sue Pataki over psych transfers

NEW YORK (AP) — The convicted rapist formerly known as Louis Massei wore pink clam diggers and shoulder-length hair parted on the side for a star turn on the witness stand last week in a Manhattan courtroom. The…
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Pemex pipe explodes in central Mexico, 7 injured

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — A pipeline explosion Sunday that injured six people and sent flames and smoke shooting hundreds of feet into the air in central Mexico was caused by illegal tapping, Mexico’s state-owned oil company said. The…

Froome rides to victory in 100th Tour de France

PARIS (AP) — Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, having dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it. In two years, Britain has now had two…

13 more killed in Iraq today; 2 prisons attacked

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings and shootings in Iraq have killed 13 people today, a day after a wave of car bombings and other attacks left more than 70 dead. The deadliest of today’s attacks came when gunmen fired…
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Local team heads to states

There was a heartfelt send off for a group of youth baseball players in Boardman.…

Toyota sudden acceleration case set to begin in CA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Noriko Uno was afraid of driving fast, often avoiding the freeway and taking the same route every day from her Upland home to and from her family’s sushi restaurant. She had put only 10,000…
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One hospitalized after accident

Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that a man failed to negotiate a bend on State Route 289 and was thrown from his bike.…

AP PHOTOS: Mickelson takes British Open title

Phil Mickelson won the British Open with a spectacular finish. Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 Sunday to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug. The celebration began while there were still four…

Iran’s top leader urges caution in dealing with US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s top leader said Sunday he has not prohibited talks with the U.S. but urged caution with any possible dialogue, describing the American government as untrustworthy. The U.S. and Iran are in deep disagreement…

Pa. teen cyclist, 17, dies after being hit by car

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania teenager died after she was struck by a car while riding her bicycle near Pittsburgh. Police and the Alle……

NYC mayoral candidates spend night in public housing

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been an uncommon night on the campaign trail for five New York City mayoral candidates. They spent the night in a public housing complex to get a firsthand look at mold and other…

Kids’ book ‘The Snowy Day’ is focus of Pa. exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — During the height of the civil rights movement, a gentle book about a black boy in a red snowsuit crunch-crunch-crunching through the snow broke down racial barriers and now is the subject of an upcoming…