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AP PHOTOS: Iditarod, ‘The Last Great Race’

Dogs in Curt Perano’s team leave the starting line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Willow, Alaska. (AP Photo/Anchorage Daily News, Marc Lester) Dogs in Curt Perano’s team leave the starting line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on...

Ohio’s 4 Biggest Cities See Bus Ridership Increase

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bus ridership in Ohio’s four largest cities all saw increases last year, with Cincinnati leading the way. The increases mirror national statistics released Monday by the American Public Transportation Association that show people are using public...

Ohio Senators Seek Delphi Health Coverage Help

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio’s U.S. senators and other members of the state’s congressional delegation are pushing for extension of a health coverage tax credit they say is particularly important for Delphi salaried retirees. The letter from Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown...
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Shoe-bomb witness testifies from UK at NY trial

In this undated Photo provided by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, defendant Suliman Abu Ghayth, right, is seated with al-Qaida founder Osama Bin Laden, center, and Bin Laden’s deputy, Ayman al Zawahiri, in Afghanistan....
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Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod’s final stretch

The Iditarod Trial Sled Dog Race finish banner is raised above the burled arch finish line in Nome, Alaska, on Monday, March 10, 2014. The race winner is expected some time early Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen) The Iditarod Trial Sled Dog Race finish banner is...
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Russia preparing counterproposals over Ukraine

Two girls wearing tops with a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin hold baloons in colors of Russian national flag stand in front of patriotic demonstrators gathered to support Russians in Crimea in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 10, 2014. In Ukraine’s Crimean...

Ohio AG Certifies Petition In Voter-access Effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio group has been cleared to continue its effort to guarantee what it calls certain voter protections in the state constitution. Attorney General Mike DeWine certified the petition Monday for the proposed “Ohio Voters Bill of Rights.” The...

Ohio Panel Clears $22.5M For Vets’ Raffle Devices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state legislative panel has authorized the Ohio Lottery to spend $22.5 million to build and operate new electronic raffle machines for veterans’ posts and fraternal organizations. The state Controlling Board cleared the funding Monday at a hearing...

Ohio Panel Clears $22.5M For Vets’ Raffle Devices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state legislative panel has authorized the Ohio Lottery to spend $22.5 million to build and operate new electronic raffle machines for veterans’ posts and fraternal organizations. The state Controlling Board cleared the funding Monday at a hearing...

Red Wings Recall Emmerton From AHL

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have recalled center Cory Emmerton from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. The 25-year-old Emmerton has appeared in 43 games with the Griffins this season, scoring 14 goals with 21 assists. He has two assists in 11 games for the Red Wings....