Rio Olympics coordinating chief resigns

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the public body coordinating planning for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has resigned, raising concer…

salem fracking

Salem hosts fracking forum

The Salem Planning Commission already has approved an ordinance aiming to ban fracking in areas not zoned “heavy industrial.” The measure st…

Struthers dam grant

Struthers seeks dam removal

Struthers City Council on Wednesday gave approval to apply for an EPA grant to pay for removal of a dam on the Mahoning River that separates…

Thursday, August 22

Today is Thursday, August 22, the 234th day of 2013. There are 131 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1485 – England…