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Negatives aside, AOL CEO posts positive results

NEW YORK (AP) — You’ve got gaffes. AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong isn’t one to mince words. Over the weekend, he apologized for insensitive comments and backtracked from an unpopular plan to pay matching 401(k) retirement contributions in a lump sum at the...

Ohio Woman Sentenced To 8 Years In Fatal DUI Crash

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A judge says an Ohio woman with a history of impaired driving charges “slipped through the cracks” before driving drunk last summer and killing another motorist. Shira Seymour was sentenced to the maximum eight years in prison Tuesday after...

Life’s a beach at the Winter Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Forget the parkas and stocking hats. Sunscreen and shades are the must-have items at the Sochi “Winter” Games. The temperature soared to 63 degrees (17 degrees Celsius) on Wednesday, prompting Olympic visitors to grab a nap on a bench...

Closing arguments start in loud music death trial

Michael Dunn, gestures on the stand in his own defense during his trial in Jacksonville, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. Dunn is charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Jordan Davis after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville, Fla. convenient story in 2012.(The...

Ohio’s OT For Snow Removal Piling Up

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — All of the overtime the state of Ohio is paying crews to keep roads cleared during this snowy winter may cut into road construction projects later in the year. Ohio Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Faulkner tells The Columbus Dispatch ( ) that...

National Lime and Stone buys asphalt company

National Lime and Stone Co., manufacturer of crushed stone and sand for construction, has bought Lash Paving, of Martins Ferry, a family-owned asphalt producer and paving contractor. Purchase terms were not disclosed. Lash Paving will become a wholly owned subsidiary of National...

Cold Weather Brings Unhealthy Air In Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The frigid winter weather in central Ohio is causing an unexpected problem — unhealthy air. Authorities say the cold, stagnant air is trapping and concentrating pollution across central Ohio. That has led the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission to issue a...

Stroke risk tied to cold, humidity, weather swings

Manuel Archila, from left, Vera Martinez and Jose de la Hoz, who are on vacation from their native Colombia, walk on snow covered ground through the Empty Sky Memorial at Liberty State Park, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Snow is expected to hit the northern New...

Milwaukee archdiocese proposes $4M for victims

FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2011 file photo Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki answers questions in St. Francis, Wis., after announcing the archdiocese would file for bankruptcy. Listecki said Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, that the Archdiocese of Milwaukee has proposed setting...

Ice storm encases parts of the South

Ice hangs from foliage on a residential street on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Atlanta. Across the South, winter-weary residents woke up Wednesday to a region encased in ice, snow and freezing rain, with forecasters warning that the worst of the potentially...