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Dayton more than just NCAA tourney starting point

AP Photo/Bill Wippert DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — With two close wins in daunting circumstances, the Flyers have turned Dayton into more than just a starting point for the NCAA tournament. Dayton has reached the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years, knocking off heavyweights...
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Dayton more than just NCAA tourney starting point

AP Photo/Bill Wippert DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — With two close wins in daunting circumstances, the Flyers have turned Dayton into more than just a starting point for the NCAA tournament. Dayton has reached the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years, knocking off heavyweights...

Mumps Outbreak Extends Beyond OSU Campus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Columbus say an outbreak of the mumps has spread beyond the Ohio State University campus and now includes 56 reported cases. Columbus Public Health on Monday said 40 of the mumps cases have been linked to the outbreak at Ohio State and...

5 Madoff ex-workers convicted in case’s 1st trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted Monday at the end of a six-month trial that portrayed them as telling an elaborate web of lies to hide a fraud that enriched them and cheated investors out of billions of dollars....

Mass. College President To Take Helm Of NY School

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of Anna Maria College in Paxton, Mass., has been chosen to head St. Joseph’s College in New York. The school announced Monday that Dr. Jack P. Calareso will start his new job on July 1. He’ll be the first non-religious leader of the...

Blue Jackets Call Up 1 Defenseman, Send 1 Down

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Tim Erixon from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass., and have reassigned defenseman Frederic St. Denis (saint deh-NEE’) to the AHL club. Erixon has five goals and 28 assists in...

Indiana withdrawing from Common Core standards

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is the first state to withdraw from the Common Core reading and math standards that were adopted by most states around the country. Republican Gov. Mike Pence’s office says he signed a bill Monday pulling Indiana from the program....
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Plimpton comes to London in ‘Other Desert Cities’

In this photo taken in March 2014 and released by The Old Vic Theatre, Martha Plimpton appears as Brooke Wyeth in the Old Vic Theatre production of “Other Desert Cites†in London. The Emmy Award-winning Martha Plimpton is making her West End stage debut in Jon...

Sum Raised By Tax Hike On Ohio Drillers In Dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax hike on big oil-and-gas drillers will generate. The figure is pivotal as Kasich promotes a mid-term budget...

Bowling Green Hires Shockers Assistant As Coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green State University has hired Wichita State assistant Chris Jans as its new head coach, replacing the fired Louis Orr. Jans has been Wichita State’s associate head coach since 2011-12. He helped guide the Shockers to three straight NCAA...