Akron Cites Savings As Massive Sewer Project Proceeds

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a $1.1 billion Akron water and sewer project is under budget as work that includes a massive underground tunnel continues. The Akron Beacon Journal reports ( ) a drill will begin cutting a 27-foot circle this July for a tunnel just over a mile...

More Upgrades Coming To Ohio State Airfield This Spring

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Construction on a new terminal and education building as part of a $20 million overhaul of Ohio State University’s airfield is expected to begin this May. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the $13.4 million upgrade to Don Scott Field was one of several...

California dam water level drops after massive evacuation

Chris Mitchell fills his car with gas as his daughter, Austin, checks her mobile phone before evacuating Oroville, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Mitchell was among the thousands of area residents who left their homes Sunday evening as officials ordered residents near the...

Hamas names shadowy militant as new leader in Gaza

FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, file photo, freed Palestinian prisoner Yehiya Sinwar, a founder of Hamas’ military wing, talks during a rally in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. A senior Hamas official says the top member of the group’s armed wing has...

Canada’s Trudeau arrives in Washington to meet with Trump

FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, Ontario. On Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, President Donald Trump will welcome Trudeau to the White House. (Sean Kilpatrick/The...

WH stops defending Flynn, raising questions about his fate

FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump passes Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and National Security Adviser Michael Flynn as he arrives via Air Force One at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla. A top White House aide sidestepped...

The Latest: State officials await dawn to inspect spillway

Jason Newton, of the Department of Water Resources, takes a picture of water going over the emergency spillway at Oroville Dam Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Oroville, Calif. Water started flowing over the emergency spillway, at the nation’s tallest dam, for the first time...

House moving to block DC 'death with dignity' law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is taking up an unusual resolution that would invalidate a local law in the nation’s capital. The House Oversight Committee will vote Monday on whether to send a resolution to the House floor blocking the District of...

Key business lobby warns UK not to play favorites in Brexit

LONDON (AP) — A key business lobby warned Britain’s government Monday not to play favorites among industries when it negotiates the country’s exit from the European Union, saying that ignoring any sector would hurt the entire economy. The Confederation of...

Evacuation orders for nearly 200K amid flood worries

A closed sign is displayed on the door of Papaciito’s restaurant due to an evacuation order Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Marysville, Calif. Thousands of Northern California residents remain under evacuation orders after authorities warned an emergency spillway in the...