Ohio Senate OKs Deal Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that would let electric car maker Tesla Motors operate three dealerships in the state. Its passage Tuesday comes after Ohio auto dealers struck a compromise to let California-based Tesla sell its electric cars at existing...

$2.4 Billion Capital Bill Clears Ohio Legislature

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds an array of community, school and park projects has cleared the Ohio Legislature. The Senate approved the bill on a 30-1 vote. Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) expected to sign it later Tuesday. The...

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty In Amish Buggy Crash

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to crashing his SUV into the back of an Amish buggy over the weekend, killing one of its occupants and injuring three others. Douglas Learn, 42, of Mantua, was arraigned on charges that included aggravated...
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Union question looms as Northwestern practices

AP Photo/M. Spencer Green EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — When members of Northwestern’s football team had the chance to sign union cards back in January, some players signed their names, others did not. Running back Venric Mark said Tuesday that he wondered if the ones who did...
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NATO allies pledge to beef up eastern defenses

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen gestures while speaking during a media conference ahead of a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. NATO foreign ministers begin a two-day meeting on Tuesday in which they will...
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American spy’s release in play for Mideast peace

In this March 30, 2014, photo U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a news conference in Paris. The United States is talking with Israel about the possibility of releasing convicted spy Jonathan Pollard early from his life sentence as an incentive in the troubled Mideast...

California’s $425M Powerball winner comes forward

MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — California Lottery officials say the sole winner of February’s $425 million Powerball jackpot has come forward to claim the prize. B. Raymond Buxton claimed the prize at the California Lottery headquarters in Sacramento on Tuesday. Lottery...

Mr. Clean Artist Richard Black Of Ohio Dies At 92

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio artist who created the Mr. Clean character that became a long-lasting advertising hit has died at age 92. Fairmont Presbyterian Church in Kettering says services are planned Saturday for Harry Richard Black. The Dayton Daily News reports Black died...
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Review: ‘Captain America’ zippy but hollow

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — For the latest Marvel release, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” most fan boys might prefer a Consumer Reports-style product review. New character introductions: Smooth. Action sequences: Excellent if sometimes lacking finesse....