Editorial: Plan for Washington’s Corcoran museum saves the art and the college

AN AIR of desperation surrounded the Corcoran Gallery of Art‘s efforts in recent years to be viable. It unloaded real estate, auctioned off Oriental carpets and even thought about relocating from its historic home. Meanwhile debts mounted and the endowment shrank....

Editorial: Arizona should stand for equality, not discrimination

ARIZONA’S LEADERS have again pushed the state into a roiling national debate, and on the wrong side. By the end of the week, Gov. Jan Brewer (R) must decide whether to sign or veto a bill that would enshrine the ability of businesses to decline to serve gays and lesbians —...

Editorial: In Russia, the Games are over and the repression returns

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladi­mir Putin hoped to win the world’s respect with his staging of the Winter Olympics. But a ruler who does not respect his own people will never be truly respected. One day after the Olympics ended, Mr. Putin showed, with the sentencing of eight...

43-year-old woman dies while driving

UPPER SANDUSKY — A 43-year-old Upper Sandusky woman apparently died while driving on a city street Monday night, police report. Tammy K. Clifford was taken to Wyandot Memorial Hospital, where resuscitation attempts were not successful and she was pronounced dead. Clifford was...

Couple stumbles upon $10 million in rare coins

David Hall, co-founder of Professional Coin Grading Service, poses with some of 1,427 Gold-Rush era U.S. gold coins, at his office in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. A California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across the modern-day bonanza: $10...

Couple stumbles upon $10 million in rare coins

David Hall, co-founder of Professional Coin Grading Service, poses with some of 1,427 Gold-Rush era U.S. gold coins, at his office in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. A California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across the modern-day bonanza: $10...

Ohio Voter Information For The 2014 Elections

Secretary of State Jon Husted has established uniform, early-voting hours for Ohio’s 88 counties for this year’s primary and general elections. Voters can cast absentee ballots early by mail or in person without giving any reason. Here is the schedule for in-person...

Lawsuit Reveals Feud Between Ohio Sheriff, Coroner

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal civil rights lawsuit accuses a southern Ohio coroner of using deaths as political pawns in an ongoing feud with the local sheriff. The lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in Cincinnati accuses Brown County Coroner Judith Varnau and her husband,...

Court: Mediation In Ohio College Records Suit

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered a private college and a student journalist to try to resolve the student’s lawsuit asking the college to turn over arrest records and other information. Anna Schiffbauer, editor of a news website at Otterbein...

Arizona governor returns home amid furor over bill

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer speaks during her State of the State address at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. The Republican governor faced intensifying pressure Tuesday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own...