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For Bow-hunting Bears, Ohioans Must Go Elsewhere

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Many Ohio hunters like to chase deer. Others enjoy targeting turkey, rabbits, squirrels and a variety of birds. Then there are the few, the seemingly very few, who have their sights set on bear — with a bow. “This is all real close-quarter...

Drought-rattled California welcomes weekend storm

A woman carries an umbrella as she crosses the street with lanterns from Chinatown hanging behind her in San Francisco, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Dry California got a much needed taste of rain, but drought-watchers hope it was just a teaser for a much wetter weekend. A bigger storm...

Autopsy Results Awaited In Deaths Of 4 In NW Ohio

DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff’s office in northwest Ohio says it is awaiting autopsies on four people who died in what is being investigated as a triple murder-suicide. Authorities in Defiance County said Saturday that autopsies of 68-year-old Robert Garza Sr.; his wife,...

Ohio Parents Fight Law Over Girl’s Forced Chemo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple in hiding with their daughter plan to pursue their legal arguments to make health care decisions for her even if judges allow a court-appointed guardian to withdraw from a campaign to put her through cancer treatments. Andy and Anna Hershberger...

Dufour-Lapointe sisters go 1-2 in Olympic moguls

AP Photo/Adrian Wyld KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Justine Dufour-Lapointe and her sister Chloe won Olympic gold and silver for Canada after edging American rival Hannah Kearney in the women’s moguls on Saturday. Justine Dufour-Lapointe, the youngest of the sisters...

Cincy To Start Bike-share Program This Summer

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati visitors and residents soon will have a new way to get around downtown and the trendy Over-the-Rhine Historic District. Starting this summer, more than 200 bikes will be available at 20 stations throughout the two neighborhoods for a daily or annual...

Warming Polar Cyclones More Frequent Than Thought

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new analysis of polar weather data has shown that 1,900 cyclones churned across the top of the world from 2000 to 2010. That’s 40 percent more than previously thought. The finding using data synthesized at the Ohio Supercomputer Center could be...

Warming Polar Cyclones More Frequent Than Thought

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new analysis of polar weather data has shown that 1,900 cyclones churned across the top of the world from 2000 to 2010. That’s 40 percent more than previously thought. The finding using data synthesized at the Ohio Supercomputer Center could be...

Valentino apologizes for Amy Adams bag-gate

NEW YORK (AP) — The fashion house Valentino has apologized for touting in an email blast to journalists that one of their pricey bags was carried by Amy Adams as she stepped from a car at the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Much was made of the promotional email sent...

Prabal Gurung show disrupted by G-string streaker

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — There were opulent gongs, mood music and richly colored coats on Prabal Gurung’s Himalayas-inspired runway Saturday at New York Fashion Week. Oh, and a streaker in an animal-print G-string, crown and bright red socks! The vibe was...