McCaffery Going Back To Iowa Before Tennessee Game

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Iowa coach Fran McCaffery will be flying in and out of Dayton leading up to the Hawkeyes’ NCAA First Four game on Wednesday night. McCaffery plans to fly back to Iowa City so he can be with 13-year-old son Patrick, who is having surgery on Wednesday...
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Witnesses: Unusual noises before chopper crash

In this photo provided by KOMO-TV, a car burns at the scene of a helicopter crash outside the KOMO-TV studios near the space needle in Seattle on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The station says the helicopter was apparently coming in for a landing on its rooftop Tuesday morning when it...

Jesse Jackson to take on tech’s lack of diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley’s poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding....

Jesse Jackson to take on tech’s lack of diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley’s poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding....

Woods pulls out of Bay Hill because of back pain

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Arnold Palmer Invitational because of persistent back pains. Woods said on his website Tuesday he called Palmer to say he won’t be able to play. Woods is the defending champion at Bay Hill and an eight-time...
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Oklahoma court resets executions amid drug search

FILE – This June 29, 2011 file photo, provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, shows Charles Warner. An Oklahoma court on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, rescheduled executions for Clayton Lockett on March 20, 2014 and for Warner who was scheduled for March 27, 2014, so...
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Bawdy 2010 skit discussed in Army general sex case

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair shakes hands with his defense attorney Ellen C. Brotman outside the Fort Bragg, N.C., courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014. Sinclair, who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates, appeared to choke up as he told a judge that he’d...

APNewsBreak: Watchdog Probe Sought At Ohio EPA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four Democratic lawmakers are asking the state watchdog to investigate allegations of political pressure at the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Tuesday’s letter to Inspector General Randall Meyer seeks review of pollution-discharge permits for 13...

UPDATE: Marathon Petroleum reports executive pay

 Marathon Petroleum Chief Executive Officer Gary Heminger earned $12.8 million in 2013, the company reported Tuesday.  It was much less than the $20.4 million he received in 2012. But the entire decline can be attributed to Heminger’s pension value and non-qualified deferred...

Unlikely Cal Poly, Texas Southern Meet In NCAAs

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Less than a week ago, Cal Poly was 10-19, seeded seventh in the nine-team Big West Conference tournament and seemingly headed for an early bus ride home. Somehow, someway, the Mustangs won three games to become just the 20th team with a losing record to arrive...