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Ohio State Announces Medical Center Changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is announcing changes at its medical center including the departure of its director ahead of the university’s new president coming to campus later this year. Steve Gabbe (GA’-bee), chief executive officer of the Ohio State University...

Dongfeng to invest $1.1 billion in Peugeot

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese automaker Dongfeng has announced an agreement to invest 800 million ($1.1 billion) in France’s Peugeot and to expand cooperation in China. Dongfeng said Wednesday its investment plan will result in the Chinese company, the French government and...

Ignatius: On Syria, a spymasters’ conclave

Western and Arab intelligence services that support Syria’s struggling opposition gathered for a two-day strategy meeting in Washington last week that appears to signal a stronger effort to back the rebels. The spymasters’ conclave featured Prince Mohammed bin Nayef,...

Ohio Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking, Drug Crimes

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of forcing four women, including a teenager, into prostitution has been convicted of human trafficking, drug crimes and obstruction of justice. Federal authorities say 38-year-old Jeremy Mack of Elyria (eh-LEER’-ee-uh) was found guilty...

After new East storm, warm-up (finally!) in sight

A person skates on the Frog Pond rink on Boston Common in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. It was expected to drop 3 to 5 inches of snow on Boston, with 6 to 10 inches forecast for parts of Northern New England, before moving out late Tuesday and early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael...

‘No verification’ for Pa. wife’s killing claims

FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2013 file photo, Miranda Barbour is led out of the courthouse after her preliminary hearing in Sunbury, Pa. In a jailhouse interview with The Daily Item newspaper in Sunbury, Pa., published Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, Miranda Barbour, charged along with...

Ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi family dies

FILE – In this April 29, 2009 file photo, former 101st Airborne Division Pfc. Steven Dale Green is escorted to the courthouse on the third day of his trial in Paducah, Ky. Green, convicted of raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to kill her family,...

Pastor who died of rattlesnake bite remembered

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — A snake-handling pastor in Kentucky who died after being bitten by one of the serpents during a church service has been remembered fondly at a memorial service. Jamie Coots was known for his role on the National Geographic television reality show...

Nadal’s back with win in first round of Rio Open

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rafael Nadal showed no signs of a tender back Tuesday, defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the Rio Open. It was No. 1-ranked Nadal’s first match since losing three weeks ago in...

Those Listed As Friend, Foe In Ohio Drilling Memo

A look at the stakeholders included in a draft communications plan crafted by the state in August 2012 to build public support for oil and gas drilling under Ohio’s state parks and forests: ALLIED GROUPS AND FORUMS, BUSINESS SECTOR: Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce...