Attorney General Studying Possible Medical Marijuana Plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is studying the plausibility of a tightly crafted medical marijuana proposal. DeWine says it’s logical as the state debates whether to legalize marijuana to explore what the alternatives are. DeWine, a Republican who...

Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing

BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before. There were no obvious signs of foul play, but it has not been ruled out, said Diane Richardson, a...
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Rays’ minor league team cancels ‘A-Rod Juice Box’ promotion

AP Photo/Alex Brandon NEW YORK (AP) — What began as “A-Rod Juice Box” promo night for a Tampa Bay Rays minor league team quickly became Apology Night. The Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League on Friday night abruptly canceled the promotion that...
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Warriors head to Houston up 2-0

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry has been playing like the MVP he is to help the Golden State Warriors to 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Now things get tougher as the Warriors head to Houston for two games beginning Saturday night. Curry scored...
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Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university

AP Photo/Jacques Langevin DETROIT (AP) — A “very raw draft” of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan’s archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says. The typewritten memoir, tentatively titled “Confessions...

Official: Military aircraft goes off runway near San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An official says a military aircraft has gone off a runway at Naval Air Station North Island and into San Diego Bay. Lee Swanson, a spokesman for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, says the incident occurred Friday. KGTV-TV San Diego published a...

New trial expected for man convicted in Chandra Levy death

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy is expected to get a new trial after government attorneys on Friday said the “interests of justice” would best be served by one. On Friday, after more than a year of sporadic hearings...
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Column: Olympic champion Schmitt struggles away from pool

AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza Allison Schmitt seemed like the happiest person at the pool. Always laughing. Always telling a corny joke. Ask anyone about the five-time Olympic medalist, they’ll quickly rattle off some offbeat thing she said or did, something that got...
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Houston star Harden’s unique game hard to stop _ and to like

AP Photo/James Nielsen HOUSTON (AP) — Whether he’s stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and players alike. The internet abounds with people complaining that his...
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UNC receives NCAA notice of allegations in academic case

AP Photo/Gerry Broome North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school’s academic fraud scandal. In a statement Friday, Chancellor Carol Folt and athletic director Bubba Cunningham said UNC is reviewing the “lengthy”...