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Tuesday’s Scoreboard

PREP FOOTBALL Weekly AP Poll Division I 1. Cincinnati St. Xavier (7) 3-0 187 2. Cleveland St. Ignatius (11) 3-0 183 3. Stow-Munroe Falls (1) 3-0 96 4. Lakewood St. Edward 3-0 87 5. Canton Mckinley 3-0 81 6. Toledo Whitmer (1) 3-0 80 7. Cincinnati Elder 3-0 69 8. Dublin Coffman...
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Prep Roundup: H-L volleyball shuts out P-G

BASCOM — Jessie Kreais spiked 12 kills as Hopewell-Loudon swept Pandora-Gilboa 25-20, 25-20, 25-13 in Monday’s Blanchard Valley Conference match. The Chieftains, who improved to 8-2 overall and remain unbeaten in the BVC at 3-0, also got six kills and four blocks from...

Nissan decries incremental change, seeks dramatic jumps

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Aiming to get an edge on its rivals in an intensely competitive industry, Japanese automaker Nissan says it’s attempting to foster a corporate culture that will produce manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds...

Kalamazoo guitar factory to redo facility with Rolling Stone

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A guitar factory in Kalamazoo is teaming up with Rolling Stone in an effort to turn the historic site into a national music destination. Heritage Guitar owners announced their partnership with New York-based Rolling Stone LLC and Kalamazoo developer...

Flight cancellations mount as Irma pushes north from Florida

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Airports up and down Florida remained closed Monday and flight cancellations moved north along with Tropical Storm Irma. More than 4,200 U.S. flights scheduled for Monday were canceled by mid-afternoon – and more than 9,000 since Saturday –...

Liam Neeson says his thriller days are over

TORONTO (AP) — Special set of skills or not, Liam Neeson says he’s finished making thrillers. In an interview, Neeson said that he plans to stop even though it’s hard to turn down the lucrative offers he gets thanks to his box-office success in the three...

Tonya Harding, Louis C.K. films lead big buys in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — A film that finds the comedy and humanity in Tonya Harding is the biggest acquisition of the Toronto International Film Festival. Domestic distribution rights for “I, Tonya,” starring Margot Robbie as the Olympic skater, were on Monday bought by a...

'Lady Bird' leads another charge for 'Moonlight' maker A24

TORONTO (AP) — Greta Gerwig stood on the stage of the Ryerson Theatre at the Toronto International Film Festival, wiping back tears from the roaring standing ovation that greeted her directorial debut, “Lady Bird.” Gerwig was already a successful actress and a...

Review: A view of an unbelievable campaign from ground zero

“Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History” (Dey Street), by Katy Tur The presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump seemed unlikely to gain traction at first. But the candidate skillfully stirred his voters by boasting of his own...

Harvey and Irma to slow US growth but rebound should follow

AP Photo/John Raoux WASHINGTON (AP) — With businesses disrupted, fuel and chemical refineries out of commission and consumers struggling to restore their lives, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pack a tough double-whammy for the U.S. economy. Nearly one-fifth of the...