Japan economy grows at 4 percent annual pace in April-June

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s economy grew at a hearty 4.0 percent annual pace in the April-June quarter, helped by stronger consumer spending and corporate capital investment. Economists had been forecasting a relatively strong performance for the...

Oscar-nominated writer Joe Bologna dies at 82

PHOENIX (AP) — Oscar-nominated writer Joe Bologna has died. He was 82. His manager Matt Sherman says Bologna died on Sunday in the Los Angeles area after a three-year battle against pancreatic cancer. The actor and director was married to actress Renee Taylor, who credited...
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Countdown to Football: Carey Blue Devils

We’re counting down the days until the start of the high school football season by taking a quick look at each area team. Today’s countdown to football team is the Carey Blue Devils.
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Local Golf: Erford, Coleman both record aces at Fostoria C.C.

FOSTORIA — There were a pair of holes-in-one at Fostoria Country Club over the weekend. On Saturday, Dennis Erford recorded a hole-in-one on Friday on the 172-yard No. 8 hole using a 5-wood. It was his first career ace and it was witnessed by Jon Tucker. On Saturday, Matt...
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Prep Golf: Van Buren wins Flag City Invitational

Three Van Buren golfers posted scores in the 70s on Saturday as the Black Knights cruised to the team championship of the Flag City Invitational at Red Hawk Run Golf Course. Hunter Foltz tied for the top score of the day as he fired a 34 on the front nine and a 39 on the back for...
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Prep Tennis: Ottawa-Glandorf blanks Lady Red

Fostoria High School’s girls tennis team slipped to 1-1 on Saturday as the Lady Red dropped a 5-0 nonconference home match to Ottawa-Glandorf. Fostoria’s Naija Miller suffered a two-set decision to Emma Schmiedebusch at No. 3 singles 7-6, 7-6. At No. 1 singles,...
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Monday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 66 50 .569 — New York 61 54 .530 4½ Tampa Bay 59 60 .496 8½ Baltimore 58 60 .492 9 Toronto 56 61 .479 10½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 63 52 .548 — Minnesota 59 57 .509 4½ Kansas City 59 58...

North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tourists haven’t been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been the target of threats from North Korea during a week of angry words exchanged by Pyongyang and Washington....

Decades since his death, Elvis is The King for impersonators

AP Photo/Cecilia Forbes MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Four decades since his death, Elvis Presley still reigns as The King – for impersonators. Few artists inspire people all over the world to dress up and perform passionately on stage like Presley. Impersonators from...

Red Sox rookies Devers, Benintendi key win over Yanks in 10

Red Sox rookies Devers, Benintendi key win over Yanks in 10 Associated Press – 14 August 2017 02:06-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.