Arcadia crash injures 2

ARCADIA — Three vehicles collided Friday afternoon in front of Arcadia High School, and two people were reportedly injured. One person was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, and the other was transported to Fostoria Community Hospital by Fostoria EMS....

Tanker runs aground in shipping channel, but no fuel leaks

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says an oil tanker carrying 373,000 gallons (1.4 million liters) of fuel has run aground in a shipping channel between New York and New Jersey but there is no indication any fuel has spilled. There are no reports of injuries. An initial...

Upset with Trump's response, economic aide mulled quitting

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser sharply denounced the president’s response to the racial violence in Charlottesville, saying in an interview that he felt “compelled” to speak out. Gary Cohn, who...

Gas prices rise, flights stall as Hurricane Harvey nears

DALLAS (AP) — Refinery operators along the Texas Gulf Coast are hunkering down for Hurricane Harvey, while motorists far from the storm’s path are also feeling the effects as gasoline prices rise. Nearly one-third of the nation’s refining capacity sits in...

Foxconn's Wisconsin plant raises environmental worries

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster MILWAUKEE (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group is being enticed to come to Wisconsin with numerous regulatory waivers, raising concerns from environmentalists who are wary of the company’s reputation in China, where it has been accused of polluting...

Duke Energy scraps SC nuke plant, seeks higher power rates

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy asked regulators Friday to let its western North Carolina subsidiary raise household electricity bills by 16.7 percent and make consumers pay billions of dollars for a nuclear plant it won’t open and the cleanup of coal ash deposited...

Draghi urges cooperation to combat anti-globalization

AP Photo/Michael Probst JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, said Friday that the global economy is strengthening but warned that countries must work together to resist a growing backlash against open trade. Draghi told an...

Review: A 1st-class hum and more from Tom Brosseau

Tom Brosseau, “Treasures Untold” (Crossbill) A character in a Tom Brosseau song doesn’t just cry – he wipes his eyes with his tie. Such details magnify the beauty in Brosseau’s precise performing style. The wonderfully quirky North Dakota...

Q&A: Samsung chief is jailed. Here's what you need to know.

AP Photo/Lee Jin-man SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of South Korea’s most successful business group, was sentenced Friday to five years prison for offering bribes and other crimes. Lee, 49, was groomed to lead the conglomerate...

Utility CEO retiring following failure of nuclear project

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The CEO of South Carolina’s state-owned utility is retiring, making him the first executive to leave following last month’s abandonment of a nuclear power project that customers have been funding since 2009. Lonnie Carter, CEO of Santee...