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New LA newspaper embraces print in digital world

AP Photo/Leonard Ortiz LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. The former greeting card executive is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant in southern California, largely driven by...

New Owners Offer Buyouts To Pittsburgh Heinz Staff

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but insist the offer doesn’t signal a plan to move the company’s headquarters. Instead, Heinz officials...
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Germany’s Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of a board of trustees of the Russian Geographical Society in a library of Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service) Russian President...

Columbus Road Crews Fix 87,000 Potholes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus says its road crews have fixed nearly 87,000 potholes since the beginning of the year — about half of them in the past month. The city said Monday that 43,063 potholes were filled during an intensive month-long effort that began March 17...
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Colbert to visit future home of CBS’ ‘Late Show’

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to CBS’ “Late Show,” his future home. The network said Tuesday that Colbert will be a guest on “Late Show with David Letterman” on April 22. Last week, the...

Authorities Investigate Child Rape Suspect’s Death

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a central Ohio child rape suspect who died several days after being hospitalized following a jail assault. A report by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office says inmate David Piersol was the victim of an assault...
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Prosecutor accuses Pistorius at end of questioning

Oscar Pistorius listens to evidence being given in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 after questioning by state prosecutor Gerrie Nel, had earlier finished. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013....
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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

Heather McDade, of Boston, right, reacts while watching a tribute ceremony with others on an over-sized outdoor monitor, Monday, April 14, 2014, on Boylston Street, in Boston. The ceremony is being held for those killed and injured in the bombings at the finish line of the Boston...
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Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – Forensic pathologist Dr. Stuart Hamilton, right, presents one of the photos in a series of what is reported to be photographic evidence of torture in Syria as Gerard Araud, France’s ambassador to the United Nations, looks on during a news...
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Dance show ‘Soul Train’ may boogie onto Broadway

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes NEW YORK (AP) — The groundbreaking song-and-dance show “Soul Train” is chugging toward Broadway. Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create “Rock of Ages,” has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV...