Skydiver, pilot treated after midair accident

MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — A plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver’s parachute, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Fla., with both the pilot and jumper hospitalized with minor injuries. Polk County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Carrie...
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Wiggins’ 41 not enough for Kansas in loss to WVU

AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The best game of Andrew Wiggins’ short Kansas career helped temper the fact that the regular-season champion Jayhawks are limping into the Big 12 tournament with losses in two of their last three games. Wiggins scored...

Why Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared

NEW YORK (AP) — The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth. So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea has...

Weather Forecasting Based On Myriad Data

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Every day, twice a day, researchers launch an 8-foot-tall helium-filled balloon on a 90-minute meteorological suicide mission. As it reaches the troposphere __ three times higher than commercial jet traffic __ the balloon expands to the size of a garage...

Ohio Letting Students Try Out New Exams

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio plans to give students new exams to measure achievement starting as soon as next year, and thousands of children will be testing those tests this spring. About 120,000 students throughout the state will take the mostly online exams during the Common Core...
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Zirkle retakes lead in Iditarod in run to coast

Gilbert Huntington, from Galena, AK, shares a laugh with Iditarod musher Hugh Neff, from Tok, AK, at the Galena checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News Bob Hallinen) Gilbert Huntington, from Galena, AK,...

OH Board Suspends Doctor’s License After ’08 Crash

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Medical Board has suspended the license of a doctor who signed off on the airman medical certificate for a pilot blamed in a fatal crash that killed six people. The board says Dr. Jerome McTague of Port Clinton “departed from or failed to...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Sporting Kansas City at Seattle FC, 3 p.m. Columbus at D.C. United, 7 p.m. New York at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. New England at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Real Salt...

Ohio Attorney General Released From Hospital

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has been released from a Cincinnati hospital where he spent the night after feeling ill while at a speaking engagement. A DeWine spokeswoman says he is feeling much better Saturday after what was described as a bout of vertigo...
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West Virginia beats No. 8 Kansas 92-86

AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Eron Harris scored 28 points, Juwan Staten added 24 and West Virginia withstood 41 points by freshman Andrew Wiggins and a furious comeback by No. 8 Kansas to upset the Jayhawks 92-86 in their Big 12 regular-season finale...