LaVar Ball stealing the show at Vegas tournaments

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong LAS VEGAS (AP) — LaVar Ball walked to the scorer’s table, pointed his finger around and asked a question. “Where are the officials?” he asked. “I need to find the officials.” Given Ball’s interactions with officials...

Findlay businesswoman to meet with president

A Findlay businesswoman has been invited to a meeting at the White House on Tuesday. Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president of Garner Trucking, and other leaders of small businesses will meet with President Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka Trump. The White House sought out small...

Froggatt, Gruffudd relish role departures in TV's 'Liar'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd say they relish playing against type in their new TV series, “Liar.” The contemporary psychological thriller debuts Sept. 27 on SundanceTV. The miniseries follows Froggatt as Laura and...

Known for drama chops, Nicole Kidman is dying to do a comedy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nicole Kidman says she never gets offered comedic roles, but she’s game to take one on. “They always say I’m not funny,” said the actress Saturday at a panel for TV critics to talk about her upcoming role in...

AMC green-lights series based on satiric novel 'Dietland'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — AMC says it’s green-lighted a new series, “Dietland,” based on the darkly satiric novel about a weight-obsessed society. The show’s creator is Marti Noxon, whose credits include “Girlfriends’ Guide to...

Canada's tainted-blood scandal subject of TV miniseries

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — SundanceTV and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. are making a miniseries about Canada’s 1980s tainted-blood scandal. The eight-part series, titled “Unspeakable,” follows the emergence of HIV and hepatitis C in Canada and the...

Minor league baseball team pays homage to Bruce Springsteen

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A minor league baseball team in New Jersey is once again paying homage to one of the state’s musical legends. The Lakewood BlueClaws will become the “BruceClaws” Saturday when the team holds the 10th annual “Bruce Springsteen...

UPDATE: Fire destroys garage, damages house

VANLUE — A detached garage was destroyed and a nearby residence was heavily damaged in a Saturday afternoon fire at 130 Ohio 568 in Ridge Township, Wyandot County, Vanlue Fire Chief Mark Price reported. Vanlue Fire Department responded at 5:02 p.m. and brought the blaze under...

Icebreaker sets mark for earliest Northwest Passage transit

AP Photo/David Goldman NUUK, Greenland (AP) — After 24 days at sea and a journey spanning more than 10,000 kilometers (6,214 miles), the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica has set a new record for the earliest transit of the fabled Northwest Passage. The once-forbidding route...

Building fire leaves $6,000 in damage at Breckenridge Apartments

A Saturday morning fire at 2060 Breckenridge Road caused an estimated $6,000 in damage to apartment No. 11 at Breckenridge Apartments. Fifteen firefighters responded at 11:17 a.m. Battalion Chief Matt Traver said an occupant in a residence below called the fire department. The...