AP Source: Riley, LeBron Meeting Ends In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Pat Riley has gotten his chance at convincing LeBron James to stay in Miami. The person told The Associated Press that the Miami Heat president met with the four-time NBA MVP on Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, more than...

Rising Senior In High School Leads Ohio Amateur

CINCINNATI (AP) — Will Grimmer, a high school senior-to-be who played in the U.S. Open last month, shot a 5-under 66 in Wednesday’s second round of the Ohio Amateur to take a one-stroke lead over two-time winner Robert Gerwin. Grimmer birdied four of the last five holes on...
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First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

Downed tree limbs and fire line tape scatter the grounds at River Valley Ranch summer camp Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Manchester, Md. One child was killed and six others were injured by a falling tree as they headed to a shelter during a severe thunderstorm Tuesday at the camp....

Colorado completes 1st legal pot market study

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. Colorado’s pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world’s first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado’s...
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6 dead, 4 children, in shooting at suburban house

Law enforcement officers surround a shooting suspect in his car Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Spring, Texas. A Harris County Sheriff’s Office statement says precinct deputy constables were called to the house about 6 p.m. Wednesday and found two adults and three children...

Cubs Call Up Alcantara While Barney’s Gone

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are giving one of their prospects a chance to spend a couple of days in the majors. Second baseman Arismendy Alcantara was promoted from Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday to fill in while infielder Darwin Barney is on paternity leave. Alcantara, 22,...

Ohio State Chief: Athletics 1 Of Many Successes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State hasn’t always gotten enough credit for the “98 percent” of what it does outside of athletics, the university’s new president said Wednesday as he pledged to raise all the features of the school’s profile. Michael...

Cubs Call Up 2B Alcantara While Barney’s Gone

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are giving one of their prospects a chance to spend a couple of days in the majors, promoting second baseman Arismendy Alcantara while infielder Darwin Barney is on paternity leave. Alcantara, 22, was in the starting lineup batting second...

Ohio Brothers Get $235,000 In Patrol Crash Lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol has reached a $235,000 settlement in a lawsuit by two southwest Ohio brothers who alleged their vehicle was hit by a patrol car traveling over 95 mph while not using overhead lights or sirens. The Ohio Court of Claims approved the...
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Courts won’t void the Affordable Care Act over semantics

By Timothy Jost July 9 at 8:35 PM Timothy Jost is a professor at Washington and Lee University law school. The Supreme Court’s term ended in June with another Affordable Care Act ruling, and the ACA survived largely unscathed. Burwell v. Hobby Lobby has important...