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Colorado Springs Artist Celebrates 102nd Birthday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Wearing a crown-like headpiece declaring herself “older than dirt,” a Colorado Springs area artist has celebrated her 102nd birthday at the gallery she helped found. The Gazette ( ) reported that Sunday’s reception for Marian Busey...

Lario Oil & Gas Gets $600 Million Credit

DENVER (AP) — Lario Oil & Gas says a $600 million credit facility it has negotiated with Wells Fargo and others gives it flexibility as it expands in regions where hydraulic fracking has created an oil boom. In a statement released Monday by its Denver office, Lario said...

Lario Oil & Gas Gets $600 Million Credit

DENVER (AP) — Lario Oil & Gas says a $600 million credit facility it has negotiated with Wells Fargo and others gives it flexibility as it expands in regions where hydraulic fracking has created an oil boom. In a statement released Monday by its Denver office, Lario said...

Ohio Official Pleads Guilty In Wastewater Dumping

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former wastewater-company executive has pleaded guilty to federal Clean Water Act violations in the dumping of thousands of gallons of fracking wastewater into a northeast Ohio storm sewer. U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach said 63-three-year-old Ben Lupo of...

Mark McCullers Out As Columbus Crew’s President

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew are splitting with President Mark McCullers, saying he is resigning and leaving the team April 30. New Crew chairman and investor-operator Anthony Precourt also said in a statement he told McCullers his contract would not be extended....

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...

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...

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...