2013-14 AP Central All-District Boys, Girls Teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — GIRLS DIVISION I First Team: Shayna Harmon, Ashville Teays Valley, 5-9, soph., 20.5; Andi Norman, Cols. Upper Arlington, 6-0, sr., 14.3; Alyssa Rice, Reynoldsburg, 6-3, sr., 19.1; Kym Royster, Newark, 6-2, jr., 20.0; Symone Simmons, Westerville North, 5-9,...

EPA Awards $5 Million To Fight Invasive Species

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded 11 grants totaling about $5 million to fight invasive species in the Great Lakes region. Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman announced the grants Tuesday. She says they’ll fund...

Bill Clinton tries to boost McConnell challenger

Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes left, speaks with former Presidet Bill Clinton as they are introduced at a fundraiser at the Galt House Hotel, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) Democratic Senate challenger Alison...

Man Sentenced In Slaying Of Ohio Choir Director

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting a southwest Ohio church choir director has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus 23 years. Thirty-two-year-old Shawn Wood was convicted this month of aggravated murder, aggravated robbery,...

Lawsuit: Ohio Feud Has Led To Botched Death Probes

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southern Ohio coroner is accused in a lawsuit of using deaths as a political pawn in a feud with the local sheriff, disrespecting bodies and abandoning important evidence, and as a result, keeping one Ohio family from ever knowing whether a loved one was...

Reds Move Simon Into Starter Role With Latos Hurt

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Alfredo Simon has spent most of his major league career as a reliever. He’s going to get a chance to be a starter for the Cincinnati Reds at the start of spring training. Mat Latos has been slowed by knee surgery, so manager Bryan Price has decided to...

Israeli police enter holy site to disperse clash

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police stormed a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Tuesday to disperse a violent protest there, hours before the Israeli parliament debated a nationalist lawmaker’s motion to extend control over it. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said about 20...

Today, boomers should get over ‘Yesterday’

Rachel Manteuffel is a writer in The Post’s Editorial Department. Boomers: ‘Sup. It’s us, the millennials, here for once not to talk about ourselves. We want to talk about you. You’ve had plenty of time to wallow in your unique generational greatness in...

Parker: Bobby Jindal comes out swinging

This town can get pretty wound up when a politician misbehaves. Given some of the reactions to Bobby Jindal’s off-script remarks Monday, you’d think he’d been caught with a mirror on his shoe in the ladies’ restroom. No, it was much worse than that. Hide...

Meyerson: Arizona uses religion as a shield for bigotry

As patriotism can be the last refuge of scoundrels, so religion can be the last refuge of bigots. The most recent attempts to besmirch religion have come from Arizona’s Republican state legislators, who last week, on a near- party-line vote, passed a bill allowing...