Prism Propane to burn off excess gas in NB tanks

North Baltimore residents may see some flames at Prism Propane Services of Ohio’s facility Wednesday morning, but they will be no cause for alarm as the company burns off the remaining propane gas in two emptied tanks. Starting at around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Prism is burning...

Putnam County may pull out of flood study

Putnam County officials are considering pulling out of the Blanchard River flood study due to frustrations in working with the Army Corps of Engineers. On Monday, a source close to the situation called it a “distinct possibility.” Over the years, the design of the I-9 bridge in...
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Toledo mayor lifts water ban in northwest Ohio

Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins raises a glass of tap water before drinking it during a news conference in Toledo, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water has been lifted, Collins...
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Syracuse University ranks as No. 1 party school

FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2010, file photo, the Syracuse student section erupts during an NCAA college football game against Maine in Syracuse, N.Y. The Princeton Review’s annual rankings of campus life issue, released Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, put the Orange at No. 1 on...

Star witness in ex-Va. governor trial: No affair

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The prosecution’s star witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified that he never had any intimate physical contact with McDonnell’s wife. Jonnie Williams said Monday that he didn’t know Maureen...

Thiessen: Tragedy of Warsaw repeats itself in world’s current conflicts

By Marc A. Thiessen August 4 at 9:05 AM WARSAW Most Americans know the story of the “boys of Pointe du Hoc,” the brave Army Rangers who scaled the cliffs of Normandy and liberated France from Nazi occupation. But 70 years ago, the city of Warsaw was liberated by actual boys and...
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Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US

A woman looks over the seaside wall of the 16th century Spanish fort El Morro, under cloudy skies in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Bertha pushed just south of Puerto Rico on Saturday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds across the region. (AP...

How will ideology influence court rulings on Obamacare?

August 4 at 11:28 AM The recent appellate decisions on the Affordable Care Act highlight how the partisanship undermining the legislative and executive branches of government has infected the branch that should save us from the others’ excesses. It seems no coincidence that...

Feds: Violence pervasive in NYC youth jails

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates and subject them to “rampant use of unnecessary and...
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WHO: Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

Nigeria health officials wait to screen passengers at the arrival hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Nigerian authorities on Monday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa’s most populous country, an alarming setback...