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5 Things to Know about Tax Day

AP Photo/J. David Ake The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears. 1. YOU MAY NOT FACE MUCH OF A DEADLINE If you’re due a refund – and about three-quarters of filers typically are – missing the April...
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New LA newspaper embraces print in digital world

AP Photo/Leonard Ortiz LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. The former greeting card executive is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant in southern California, largely driven by...

GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots. Many expect GM sales to take a hit from a mishandled recall of small...

New Owners Offer Buyouts To Pittsburgh Heinz Staff

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but insist the offer doesn’t signal a plan to move the company’s headquarters. Instead, Heinz officials...
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Germany’s Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of a board of trustees of the Russian Geographical Society in a library of Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service) Russian President...

Columbus Road Crews Fix 87,000 Potholes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus says its road crews have fixed nearly 87,000 potholes since the beginning of the year — about half of them in the past month. The city said Monday that 43,063 potholes were filled during an intensive month-long effort that began March 17...
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Colbert to visit future home of CBS’ ‘Late Show’

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to CBS’ “Late Show,” his future home. The network said Tuesday that Colbert will be a guest on “Late Show with David Letterman” on April 22. Last week, the...

Authorities Investigate Child Rape Suspect’s Death

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a central Ohio child rape suspect who died several days after being hospitalized following a jail assault. A report by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office says inmate David Piersol was the victim of an assault...

Obama has silent moment for Boston bombing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its first anniversary with a moment of silence in the Oval Office. The White House says Obama and his aides held the remembrance privately Tuesday afternoon. In a...
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Dance show ‘Soul Train’ may boogie onto Broadway

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes NEW YORK (AP) — The groundbreaking song-and-dance show “Soul Train” is chugging toward Broadway. Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create “Rock of Ages,” has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV...