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Penn St. Has Pressure Of No. 13 Ohio St., Beyond

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin says one of the biggest challenges he faces in his job is meeting high expectations of a huge fan base. Even larger, perhaps, than meeting No. 13 Ohio State on Saturday night. Franklin understands that patience is minimal,...

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$8M For 88 Victims Of Abuse By Franciscan Friar

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent more than half the victims. Altoona...

North Korea Frees US Man; 2 More Still Detained

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S. citizens who are still being held. There was...

Ohio Officers On Paid Leave After Fatal Shooting

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two northeast Ohio police officers are on paid leave after an officer shot and killed a man a man who refused to drop a butcher knife while attacking his girlfriend. The shooting occurred early Saturday in the Cleveland suburb of South...

Ohio Officers On Paid Leave After Fatal Shooting

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two northeast Ohio police officers are on paid leave after an officer shot and killed a man a man who refused to drop a butcher knife while attacking his girlfriend. The shooting occurred early Saturday in the Cleveland suburb of South...

Ohio’s Kasich Goes Own Way In Bid For Re-election

COLDWATER, Ohio (AP) — John Kasich is waiting for his second cup of chili. He’s in the middle of another day on the campaign trail, but as he’s way up in the polls, Ohio’s Republican governor isn’t about to pass up a second helping. “Politics bore...

Ohio’s Kasich Goes Own Way In Bid For Re-election

COLDWATER, Ohio (AP) — John Kasich is waiting for his second cup of chili. He’s in the middle of another day on the campaign trail, but as he’s way up in the polls, Ohio’s Republican governor isn’t about to pass up a second helping. “Politics bore...

State On Track To Receive Protective Gear Orders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A senior Ohio health official says the state’s on track to receive the protective gear it’s ordering to prepare for the possibility of Ebola. The Department of Health has obtained authorization to spend $300,000 for thousands of new outfits,...

Ohioan’s Family Excited Over North Korea Release

CINCINNATI (AP) — The family attorney for southwest Ohio resident Jeffrey Fowle said there was great excitement Tuesday over news that he has been released from North Korea. However, attorney Timothy Tepe said his Lebanon office hadn’t received official confirmation yet....