State Exploring Sale Of Toledo Office Building

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials are looking into selling a state-owned office tower in Toledo that houses government offices. State officials have talked with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority about selling the building to the agency. The office tower houses city, county,...

Ohio Panel OKs $814K To Upgrade Broadband Network

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative panel has approved more than $814,000 for Ohio State University to help upgrade part of the backbone of an existing high-speed fiber-optic network that connects Ohio universities and research facilities. The state Controlling Board approved the...

Goodyear Begins Scouting Sites For New Factory

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is ready to begin looking at locations for a new $500 million tire plant. The company says the search is wide open and it will consider sites in North and South America. Goodyear announced this past week that it will...

Freed soldier’s hometown makes welcome home plans

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The news Saturday of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release from captivity spread quickly in his hometown in southern Idaho, and residents immediately began making plans for a welcome-home celebration. An annual event called “Bring Bowe...

Ohio Senator Wants Troop Exposures Documented

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Democratic U.S. senator says early documentation of military service incidents could help veterans later when they seek treatment. Sen. Sherrod Brown is promoting legislation about creating records of exposure to events that could result in...

New Drugs May Make A Dent In Lung, Ovarian Cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — New drugs are making a dent against some hard-to-treat cancers, but some results raise fresh questions about whether the benefit is worth the cost. For the first time in a decade, an experimental drug has extended the lives of patients with advanced lung cancer who...

Mickelson Says He’s Cooperating In Trading Probe

DUBLIN, Oho (AP) — Golfer Phil Mickelson says he’s cooperating in an insider trading investigation involving him, investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters but maintains he did nothing wrong. Mickelson’s manager confirmed Saturday that the investigation...

High Tunnels Extend Alaska’s Growing Season

PALMER, Alaska (AP) — Stephanie and Jim Gaiser take their cues for living from the Bible and say that when God created man, he put him in a garden. “That was his first line of work,” Stephanie Gaiser said. “We believe man is really in his element when he’s...
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Miami blocks Pacers championship path again

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After enduring another embarrassing playoff loss at Miami, the Pacers are heading into the postseason with even more questions than last year. Will coach Frank Vogel, Roy Hibbert or Lance Stephenson be back? Will the Pacers do...
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Some Kiev barricades come down; protesters balky

Ukrainian army paratroopers preparing to move to a position in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Saturday, May 31, 2014. Confrontations continued Saturday between government troops and the rebels, who have seized administrative and police buildings across the east and want to join the region...