Saturday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 11 2 .846 — Toronto 9 5 .643 2½ New York 6 7 .462 5 Baltimore 5 9 .357 6½ Tampa Bay 3 10 .231 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Minnesota 7 4 .636 — Cleveland 8 6 .571 ½ Chicago 4 8 .333 3½ Detroit 4 8...

Prep softball: Elmwood breaks out the big bats vs. Liberty Center

BLOOMDALE — Six players tallied multi-hit games for unbeaten Elmwood, five drove in at least two runs and the Royals trounced Liberty Center 19-9 in nonleague softball action on Friday. Leading the charge for Elmwood, which remains perfect at 9-0 overall, was Kayala Minich...

Prep baseball: VB wins slugfest vs. New Riegel

      VAN BUREN — Van Buren scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to outlast New Riegel 16-15 on Friday in a game that featured 30 hits. Saige Warren was the starter for Van Buren, and although he was unable to get out of the second inning and...

Wood County sheriff reports scam

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several scam incidents where county residents were called by people claiming to be sheriff’s deputies. The residents were told they had missed jury duty and there was a warrant out for their arrest. They were told if they did not...
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MLB Video Recap: Lindor, Kipnis lead Tribe to four-game sweep of Tigers

Lindor drives in 3 runs, Indians top Tigers 9-3 By BRIAN DULIK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor sparked Cleveland’s slumbering offense with one big swing. Then he kept going. Lindor hit his fourth career leadoff homer, drove in three runs and scored three...
Baby Giraffe

Toledo Zoo announces sudden death of 4-year-old giraffe

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Zoo says its 4-year-old female Masai giraffe has died. The zoo says keepers found the giraffe down and unable to get up on Thursday. Veterinarian Dr. Kristen Thomas says the zoo euthanized the giraffe after several unsuccessful attempts to get her...
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Ohio State moves up Saturday’s spring game due to weather threat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State moved up its spring game to late morning Saturday (April 14th) in an effort to beat bad weather that already has led a handful of schools to cancel or reschedule the annual scrimmages. The school moved up the game two hours to 11:45 a.m. EDT to...
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Video: Kentucky Teachers Conducting Statewide Funding Protest

Thousands of Kentucky teachers rally for education funding By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of Kentucky teachers hoisted signs and chanted “we love our children” on Friday as they called on legislators to reject the Republican...
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Friday, April 13th AP News Minute

Friday, April 13th AP News Minute Top Stories video report: Trump reconsiders TPP trade pact; Comey book calls Trump untethered to truth; Texas Gov. says half of National Guard troops heading to border already deployed: Kentucky teachers rally for education funds.  
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Parade | Best of Earth Day

Parade | America’s #1 Weekly Magazine – April 15th edition Parade’s state-by-state guide to people and programs that are helping to save the planet! Parade Magazine is your daily destination for celebrity news, videos, entertainment, food, recipes, health tips,...