Locally: Second annual Micah Hyde Football Camp set for June

Five hundred youngsters entering the fourth through eighth grades will be accepted for the second annual Micah Hyde Football Camp, scheduled for June 9 at Fostoria High School. Online registration is scheduled for March for the free camp to be presented by Hyde’s...

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Weekly AP Poll Division I 1. Huber Hts. Wayne (14) 15-0 167 2. Solon (2) 13-0 145 3. Upper Arlington 14-1 114 4. Cin. Moeller (1) 13-3 108 5. Springfield 14-1 78 6. Tol. St. John’s 12-3 69 6. (tie) Pickerington N. 14-2 69 8. Logan 14-1 63 9. Sylvania...

Video: Trump Touts Tuesday’s ‘Important’ State of the Union

US President Donald Trump says his State of the Union speech is “a big speech, an important speech.” The remarks came after Alex Azar (AY’-zahr) was sworn in at the White House to head the Department of Health and Human Services. In State of Union, Trump to make...
Erik Wilde from Berkeley, CA, USA

Hawaii man snags foot-long venomous centipede, preserves it

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Big Island resident has a centipede that’s more than 1 foot long (30 centimeters long) on display at his home. Retired taxidermist Clayton Cambra spotted the 14.5-inch (37-centimeter) insect in woods behind his home and decided to capture it with a...
Lunar Trifecta event for Star Gazers

Lunar Trifecta: Blue moon, super moon, total lunar eclipse rolled into one

Blue moon, super moon, total lunar eclipse all rolled into one big lunar lineup event By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a...

TechTown business incubator program gets grant extension

TechTown business incubator program set to get grant extension DETROIT (AP) — Grant funding is being extended for a program in Detroit that supports a business startup accelerator for students. TechTown’s Detroit Technology Exchange Business Incubator will receive a...
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This Week: McDonald’s, Amazon set to report earnings; jobs report

By The Associated Press A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: A WINNING RECIPE? Cheap soda and discounts on burgers and other items has helped McDonald’s woo more customers. The fast-food company’s rollout of $1 soft...
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IS attacks military academy in Afghan capital, kills 11

By RAHIM FAIEZ and AMIR SHAH, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. The attack, which began before dawn and continued well past...
South African Drought disaster

Cape Town to set up disaster operations HQ for water crisis

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s police and military will help secure water collection sites in drought-stricken Cape Town if authorities must turn off most taps on what they call “Day Zero,” a date currently projected...
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Syria violence overshadows Russia-hosted peace conference

By MEHMET GUZEL and SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday on a strategic hilltop in northwestern Syria as Kurdish forces tried to enter the area a day after it was captured by Turkish troops. Turkish military officials cancelled a...