Wednesday’s Scores

Jackson 8, Athens 2 Vincent Warren 9, Gallipolis Gallia 6

US Begins World Cup Training Camp In California

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jurgen Klinsmann cut right to it: The U.S. has some serious catching up to do a month before its World Cup opener. Klinsmann was eager to get started on a scorching Wednesday afternoon at Stanford Stadium as the Americans began a two-week training camp...

NW Ohio Election Official Resigns; 4 Face Hearing

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A top election official in a northwest Ohio county is resigning as the state’s elections chief tries to oust several more people from that county board. Daniel DeAngelis said in a Wednesday letter that he’s resigning June 2 as deputy director of...
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1 Chinese killed, 90 injured in riot in Vietnam

A man looks at the damaged building of Taiwanese bicycle factory Tan Than in Di An Town, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Mobs burned and looted scores of foreign-owned factories in Vietnam following a large protest by workers against China’s recent...

Layoff notice preceded fatal W.Va. mine accident

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Weeks before an underground accident killed two workers, employees at a problem-plagued West Virginia mine were notified that they may lose their jobs because the coal was selling for less than the cost of digging it out. Saint Louis-based Patriot...

Trial of Tampa mom in teens’ deaths winds down

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two psychiatrists testifying for the prosecution Wednesday in the murder trial of a Tampa woman accused of killing her two teenage children told a jury that the former military wife was sane at the time of the shootings, contradicting several defense...

ND Launches National Workforce Recruitment Effort

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials have officially launched a national campaign designed to attract workers to the state to fill thousands of open jobs. The state’s Economic Development Foundation on Wednesday announced the official kick off of the so-called...

Padres Reliever Thayer Back From Paternity Leave

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reliever Dale Thayer rejoined the San Diego Padres on Wednesday after missing one game on paternity leave. The Padres optioned right-hander Kevin Quackenbush back to Triple-A El Paso. He was called up for one game to fill in while Thayer was gone. Quackenbush...

NE Ohio Man Convicted For Credit Union Loan Bribes

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of paying bribes to get millions of dollars in fraudulent loans from a now-defunct credit union has been convicted on federal charges. Prosecutors say a jury convicted 41-year-old Svetislav Vujovic of Brunswick on 14 counts. Those...

Ohio House Approves Tax Hike For Shale Drillers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has approved legislation raising Ohio’s tax on oil and gas drilling despite harsh criticism from Democrats and anti-tax Republicans. The measure passed on a 55-35 vote Wednesday, after clearing a committee by a single vote a day earlier....