Shirley Temple’s Hollywood star in storage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The timing of Shirley Temple’s death has forced a change in the tradition of placing flowers at a Hollywood Walk of Fame star when an honoree dies. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce spokeswoman Ana Martinez says Temple’s star is in storage while...

Ohio Cities Send Reps To Check Out GOP Convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Representatives of Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland went to Washington to chat with Republican officials who will choose the site for their 2016 convention. The three Ohio cities are in the running to host the convention, and the meetings Monday were...

Outdoor Olympic athletes adjusting to warm weather

AP Photo/Luca Bruno KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Rising temperatures are turning the Winter Olympics into the Warm Olympics, forcing athletes to adapt. In sports contested in the mountains – skiing, snowboarding, sliding, jumping – that means switching...

AP PHOTOS: 10 things to know about Shirley Temple

FILE – In this 1933 file photo, child actress Shirley Temple is seen in her role as “Little Miss Marker.” Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85. Publicist Cheryl Kagan says...

Tretiak says US taught Russians a lesson in 1980

AP Photo/Matt Slocum SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Vladislav Tretiak initially deflected a question as if he was making a kick save to keep a puck out of his net. Moments later, perhaps after pondering his response, the Hall of Fame goaltender and Russian legend acknowledged a lot...

Dayton Racino Plans To Hire This Summer

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An official at the racino under construction in Dayton says most of the hiring will happen this summer — but smokers need not apply. Gary DeWitt, general manager of the Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway, wouldn’t say how many people will be hired or how...

Duke starts dredging river as coal ash deal dumped

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy says it plans to begin dredging coal ash out of a North Carolina river as state officials move to scuttle a previously proposed settlement with the company over pollution leaking from waste dumps at its power plants. Lawyers for the state...

AG urges restoring voting rights to ex-inmates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday urged states to restore voting rights to former prison inmates, an issue he said primarily affects African-Americans. Eleven states continue to restrict voting rights after a person has served a prison sentence and...

Ohio Man Sentenced To Life For Raping Sisters

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to life without possibility of parole for raping two young sisters who testified against him during his trial. The judge in Akron sentenced Clayton George to consecutive life sentences Monday following his conviction last...

Braves to honor 40th anniversary of Aaron’s record

AP Photo/Nick Wass ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are planning to honor the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron’s record 715th home run in a pregame ceremony before their home opener against the Mets on April 8. The team also announced Tuesday that the Braves will wear...