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Seoul proposes regular family reunions with North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president has proposed the rival Koreas hold reunions of Korean War-divided families on a regular basis. South Korea has made similar proposals in the past, but President Park Geun-hye’s latest overture Saturday came...

James Allen “Jim” Easley

James Allen “Jim” Easley, 79, of Tupelo, Miss., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at his residence in Tupelo after a brief illness. Mr. Easley was born on Dec. 23, 1934 in Bloomdale to Vance M. Easley and Hazel L. Mellott Easley. He married Edith “Edie” Easley,...

Edison L. White Sr.

Edison L. White Sr., 69 of Fostoria, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 in Fostoria. He was born December 18, 1944 in Findlay, Ohio to Homer and Wuanna (Mankin) White. He married Karen A. Crabtree on February 23, 1963 in Fostoria and she survives in Fostoria. Also surviving is...

Jason L. Tiell

Jason L. Tiell, age 37, of Findlay, died Thursday morning in Findlay. He was born in Fostoria, Ohio on May 20, 1976. He is survived by his parents, William and Veronica (Tiell) Barfield of Findlay. Jason had been a foreman at Worthington Steel in Columbus. He was a 1995 graduate...

China’s manufacturing slows to eight-month low

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese industry group says the country’s factory activities expanded at the slowest pace since June, amid government efforts to rein in credit and investment growth. The China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing said Saturday that its purchasing...

Ryan Raburn Homers Off Bailey In Spring Debut

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan Raburn hit a two-run home run off Homer Bailey to lead the Cleveland Indians to its second straight win over the Cincinnati Reds, 4-0 Friday. Lonnie Chisenhall, who is trying to hold on to the third base job in Cleveland, walked to set up the...

Indians 4, Reds 0

E_J.Duran (1), McAllister (1), E.Gonzalez (1). LOB_Cincinnati 7, Cleveland 3. 2B_M.Ramirez (1). HR_Raburn (1). HBP_by Francis (Raburn). WP_Ondrusek, S.Barnes. Umpires_Home, Adam Hamari; First, Tony Randazzo; Second, Alan Porter; Third, Tom Woodring. T_2:40. A_3,066 (10,311).

Chicago Officials Say Ness Undeserving Of Honor

CHICAGO (AP) — An effort to scrub Eliot Ness’s reputation as the federal lawman who brought down Al Capone came to Chicago’s City Hall on Friday. In a hearing that was unusual for focusing on events that played out 80 years ago, a city council committee voted to send...

Ohio Governor Signs New Provisional Ballot Rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s governor has signed into law a measure setting when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one. Provisional ballots include those cast when voters don’t bring proper ID to the polls or cast...

Idaho House panel backs guns on campus

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill to allow students, staff and visitors to carry guns on Idaho’s college campuses passed out of a legislative committee Friday afternoon, despite objections from students, multiple police chiefs and leaders of all eight of the state’s...