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AP Source: Cavaliers, Blatt To Meet Wednesday

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the Cavaliers’ coaching search says the team will interview former Maccabi Tel Aviv coach David Blatt on Wednesday. Blatt stepped down from his job with the European champions last week, saying he will accept an unspecified job in the...

Red Sox Fall Late Again To Indians, 3-2

BOSTON (AP) — Another close game and another late-inning loss for the Boston Red Sox and their listless offense. Nick Swisher led off the 11th inning with a homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 3-2 on Sunday to gain a split of the four-game series. For the second...

Reds Power Past Brewers 13-4 With 3 Homers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Billy Hamilton led off the game with a home run, Brandon Phillips added a two-run shot in the first inning and Todd Frazier later hit his team-high 15th homer as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 13-4 Sunday. Hamilton homered for the second straight...

Competition Cuts Profits Of Indiana Casinos

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It’s been a tough year for Indiana casinos because of increased competition. The Indianapolis Star reports ( ) gaming revenues in Indiana were down $242.5 million in Indiana the past 11 months because of increased competition from a casino opening in...

Kiosk Offers Information On Ohio River Byway Site

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — Travelers along the Ohio River Scenic Byway can learn more about the river history at interpretive kiosks along the way. The Wayne National Forest recently unveiled a kiosk at the Frontier Boat Launch site just north of Marietta in southeast Ohio. Another...
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Changing pot laws prompt child-endangerment review

In this April 29, 2014 photo, mother of a child with cancer Sierra Riddle plays with her son Landon, age 4, left, and Landon’s friend Dahlia, age 3, who also has cancer, during a play date at Dahlia’s home in Colorado Springs. Landon and Dahlia’s parents,...
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A Fruitful Field Trip…

Milepost 842 You may recall that over the past couple of months, I have had a few posts about the Findlay, Fort Wayne & Western Rail Road here in my blog. In one of those posts, I mentioned that it left Findlay right along Sixth Street then headed straight (and I do mean...
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Detroit fights blight by selling off vacant homes

Anthony Brown, 59, stands next to a vacant house adjacent to his home in Detroit’s Marygrove neighborhood on Friday, June 13, 2014. Brown hopes that an online auction of city-owned homes helps strengthen his neighborhood and other parts of Detroit. A study prepared for a...
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Riders relieved Philadelphia rail strike is over

FILE – A SEPTA regional train, the R7, rolls into 30th Street station in Philadelphia in this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo. Four hundred workers at a Philadelphia-area regional rail system went on strike Saturday morning June 14, 2014, shutting down 13 train lines that carry...
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Blaze rips through New Jersey home, killing 6

Firefighters pick through the rubble of a burned out home as they look for clues to a fire that authorities say killed six people in Newark, N.J., Sunday, June 15, 2014. The Essex County prosecutor’s office says the fast-moving fire that roared through a single-family home...