Ohio University’s St. Patrick’s Parties Less Rowdy

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say University of Dayton student neighborhoods toned down their St. Patrick’s Day partying this year. School officials said in a statement Monday night that students celebrated responsibly overall. Three people were arrested Monday afternoon...
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Jagger posts tribute to companion L’Wren Scott

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger has posted a poignant tribute on Facebook to his late companion, L’Wren Scott, saying he is still struggling to understand her death and will never forget her. The rocker, who canceled a concert in Australia to fly to...
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Yellen and husband: A tight economic partnership

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Federal Reserve’s new leader, Janet Yellen won’t have to go far to bounce ideas off a fellow economist. The kitchen table will do just fine. Yellen is the first Fed leader in the central bank’s 100 years...

Man Arrested In Ohio For Dodge City Bomb Threats

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Ohio have arrested a former Kansas man in connection with bomb threats made at two Dodge City restaurants. The Hutchinson News (http://bit.ly/1d9Gwmy) reports the 30-year-old former Dodge City resident was arrested Monday morning in Warrensville...

Columbus Employs Fireworks, Lasers To Scare Geese

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus plans to use fireworks and lasers to scare off geese it says are thwarting the city’s efforts to develop newly widened river banks. The plan follows unsuccessful attempts to ban the birds using a plastic coyote, fences and foul-tasting...
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2 dead in news helicopter crash were in chopper

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...
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Report: Pentagon must focus on insider threat

FILE – This Sept. 17, 2013 file photo shows an armed officer who said he is with the Defense Department, standing near guard the gate at the Washington Navy Yard the day after a gunman launched an attack inside the Yard. An independent review triggered by the Washington...

US closes Syrian embassy in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration ordered the Syrian government on Tuesday to suspend its diplomatic and consular missions in the United States, requiring all personnel who are not legal U.S residents to leave the country. The order, three years after the start...
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Veronica Roth: A YA novelist actually under 30

AP Photo/Annie I. Bang BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Divergent,” the latest young adult novel poised to become a blockbuster movie, meets all the criteria for the YA genre: It’s adapted from a best-seller; the story is rooted in sci-fi; and the cast...

Ohio Teen Charged After Father’s Shooting Death

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southern Ohio have charged a 14-year-old boy with murder following the fatal shooting of the teen’s father. Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini (duh-NEEN’-ee) says deputies found the body of the man after receiving a 911 call...