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Road resurfacing considered

The city of Warren is looking to secure $2.5 million to improve roads throughout the city. …

Woman found shot to death in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania have identified the body of a woman found shot to death along a dead-end street in Pittsburgh. The Allegheny Cou……

Mexico checks for oil link to death of 250 rays

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities investigating the deaths of at least 250 rays found on a beach say they are studying whether work being done by the country’s national oil company in the Gulf of Mexico might…
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Ex-Vegas prosecutor found dead after drug sentence

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former prosecutor-turned-fugitive who handled the high-profile drug cases of celebrities Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars has been found dead in his Las Vegas home. David Schubert recently completed a five-month stint in prison…

Ala. girl found in SUV pronounced dead

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Police in suburban Birmingham, Ala., say a 1-year-old girl who was found unresponsive in an SUV has died. Homewood police say the girl was found inside a white Lexus SUV Wednesday afternoon before being…

Obama honors Mandela on 95th birthday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama say the world can honor Nelson Mandela by heeding his example and serving others. The Obamas are sending their wishes and prayers to the former South African…

DA pushes to let Colo. shooting victims at trial

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case say they have received “a voluminous number” of calls from victims who are concerned they won’t be able to attend the suspect’s hearings or trial. A judge…

NC girl, 11, electrocuted in pool accident

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina are investigating the death of an 11-year-old Lexington girl who was electrocuted in a pool. The Dispatch of Lexington reports (http://bit.ly/15HXShq) that Lauren Cecil died when an electric line snapped…

Promoter plotted out worldwide tour for Jackson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Documents displayed for a jury Wednesday showed the promoter of Michael Jackson’s ill-fated comeback concerts had contemplated a worldwide tour for the entertainer in the year before his death. The documents prepared by AEG…

Right-wing candidate quits Chile presidential race

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The conservative coalition’s candidate in the Chilean presidential campaign has dropped out of the race because he suffers from depression, his son said Wednesday. The surprise resignation by Pablo Longueira was expected to further…

Youth brought to US illegally leave to test law

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three immigrant activists who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children are planning to challenge the country’s immigration laws by traveling to Mexico and then trying to get back in. The members of…

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers around the world: July 15 The Guardian, London, on Zimmerman verdict: There are uncanny echoes of the politics of Stephen Lawrence case in the acquittal on Saturday in Florida of George Zimmerman,…

ACLU: Police record license plates by the millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — You can drive, but you can’t hide. A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck…

US and Cuba discuss migration issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Migration issues headlined talks on Wednesday between the U.S. and Cuba, yet long-standing disputes threaten efforts to thaw relations between the Cold War enemies. In the one-day talks, Cuba repeated its opposition to the United…
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Road work set for Route 14

A nearly $1 million construction project is set to begin in Columbiana County Monday.…
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Ex-Goldman director Gupta paying $13.9M civil fine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former Goldman Sachs board member convicted of insider trading is paying $13.9 million to settle related civil charges of feeding inside information to his friend, a billionaire hedge fund boss. The Securities and Exchange…

Banks’ earnings pop masks deeper concerns

NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. banks have turned in big profit gains this season, but the news isn’t all good. Much of the earnings increase is coming from cutting costs, rather than growing their core lending businesses.…

Ousted Metra CEO describes rough Illinois politics

CHICAGO (AP) — A former California transit executive tapped to clean up Chicago’s scandal-tarnished Metra commuter rail agency said Wednesday he was pushed out barely two years into the job for doing exactly that and resisting pressure from…

AP PHOTOS: Nicaraguans celebrate saint at sea

SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan fishermen and sailors who call on Our Lady of Carmen to protect them at sea pay homage to the saint on her feast day, trailing her statue around the bay…