Prism Propane to burn off excess gas in NB tanks

North Baltimore residents may see some flames at Prism Propane Services of Ohio’s facility Wednesday morning, but they will be no cause for alarm as the company burns off the remaining propane gas in two emptied tanks. Starting at around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Prism is burning...

Putnam County may pull out of flood study

Putnam County officials are considering pulling out of the Blanchard River flood study due to frustrations in working with the Army Corps of Engineers. On Monday, a source close to the situation called it a “distinct possibility.” Over the years, the design of the I-9 bridge in...
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Browns’ Gordon practices as appeal continues

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon takes a break during practice at the NFL football team’s training camp Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Berea, Ohio. Gordon returned to practice while his appeal hearing with the NFL enters a second day in New York. Gordon missed two days...

Favre headed to Packers HOF in 2015

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart...
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Watson wary of Woods’ back injury for Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods hits from the lip of a fairway trap on the second hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) Tiger Woods hits from the lip of a fairway trap on the...
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Death toll rises to 75 in Chinese factory blast

This photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency shows the damaged workshop following an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Dozens of people were killed Saturday by the explosion at the factory that...
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NY investigates mortgage firm’s insurance deals

FILE – This march 7, 2012 file photo shows New York Financial Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky speaks in Albany, N.Y. New York’s top financial regulator is investigating whether the nation’s largest overseer of troubled mortgages, Ocwen Financial Corp., is...
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Portugal bank collapse and rescue raises questions

A man walks past posters with the face of Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo’s former chief executive Ricardo Salgado depicting him wearing a mask and reading in Portuguese: “It’s hard to be a banker nowadays”, in Lisbon, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014....
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Stocks slip, declining for third consecutive day

Trader Steven Kaplan, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening mostly higher as the market recovers from a two-day slide last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Steven Kaplan, center, works on the floor of the New...
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Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping

This undated image provided by Wal-Mart, shows the website that will enable it to personalize the online shopping experience for each customer. Wal-Mart is rolling out a feature that will enable its website to show shoppers more products that they may like, based on their...