Sen. Flake faults GOP, Democrat partisanship for Trump rise

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Sen. Jeff Flake took his own party to task as well as Democrats, blaming both in a new book for the political gridlock that led to Donald Trump’s presidency and its current chaos. The debut of the Arizona...
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Tuesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 57 47 .548 — Boston 58 49 .542 ½ Tampa Bay 54 52 .509 4 Baltimore 51 54 .486 6½ Toronto 49 56 .467 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 57 47 .548 — Kansas City 55 49 .529 2 Minnesota 50 53...

Local Racing: Van Buren’s Griffith wins at Waynesfield

WAYNESFIELD — Van Buren’s Bill Griffith scored his first win on Saturday night as he took the checkered flag in Saturday’s Satellite Connections UMP Modifieds feature at Waynesfield Raceway. After a pair of cautions, Griffith, a 17-year racing veteran, took the...
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Locally: Fostoria Athletic Booster membership drive set

The Fostoria Athletic Boosters’ annual membership drive is scheduled for 5:30-9 p.m. Monday, with athletes going to residences in the city requesting financial support. The Boosters have historically provided support to the athletic programs of both the St. Wendelin and...
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Prep Football: Former Mohawks feel at home for Calvert

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — David Stosio, like many others, was jolted when he got word that St. Wendelin High School would close after the 2016-17 school year. Included in that was the realization that his senior year would not be spent in the only school system...

AP Explains: Threat of a bitcoin split avoided, for now

On the eve of a major change in bitcoin, a threat of a split in the digital currency has been avoided – for now. A move by users to force a change in the computer code by Monday has worked. A majority of “miners” – the core bitcoin users who verify bitcoin...

Reporter: Trump staffers might think twice about a tell-all

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Political reporter Robert Costa said White House staffers face no constraints if they want to write a tell-all about the Trump administration. But Costa, a Washington Post reporter and moderator of PBS’ “Washington Week,” said...

Scott Kelly binged 'Game of Thrones' during year in space

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Retired astronaut Scott Kelly spent one year in space on the International Space Station, but his thoughts were often with Westeros. Kelly says that while he was away, he saved “Game of Thrones” to watch and “it was so good, I...

Advocates oppose EPA's delay of coal plant pollution limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental advocates are urging the Trump administration to reverse course on its move to set aside an Obama-era measure limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants. About 50 people spoke during a public hearing at Environmental Protection...

Bernie Sanders and Larry David share some 'identical DNA'

AP Photo/Uncredited BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Henry Louis Gates Jr., the host of “Finding Your Roots” on PBS, says the show “couldn’t have scripted” the discovery that actor, comedian Larry David and Senator Bernie Sanders are related. An...