Meeting Set About Layoffs In Uranium Plant Cleanup

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Local officials are hosting a public meeting to discuss warnings about 675 potential layoffs for workers decontaminating and decommissioning a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio. Layoffs are expected to begin in October for some workers cleaning up...

Biden Speaking To Urban League Meeting In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will speak to another major civil rights organization — this time in Cincinnati — and Republican leaders are around to offer counterpoints. Biden was scheduled at the National Urban League conference Thursday morning, a day after...
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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

FILE – In this June 18, 2014, file photo, detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection, processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent...

How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, Executions Went Awry

Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded: THE...

Ohio Woman To Be Sentenced In Slave Labor Case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown. Thirty-three-year-old Jessica Hunt faces a possible sentence...
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Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

AAA Jul. 24, 2014 1:38 AM ETFamily: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risksAP In a photo provided by Citizens Foundation, Haris Suleman, center right, in blue shirt, and his father, Babar Suleman, center left, stand with the plane in early July 2014 in Pakistan that they were...

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back to...
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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

In an image provided by the Bureau of Land Management, date not known, Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition. The cave holds the remains of tens of thousands of animals,...
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How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

Arizona Republic justice reporter Michael Kiefer describes what he saw as a witness to the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took more than an hour and a half at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths...
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Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona...