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Vt., lover of snow, jealous of storms elsewhere

Barre Sno-Bees Snowmobile Club Trailmaster Tim Stone stands in front of the tractor the club uses to pull trail grooming equipment, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Barre, Vt. Below-zero temperatures are being reported across Vermont but unlike most of New England and parts of the...
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Lawyers: Case against ex-Va. governor no slam dunk

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell makes a statement as his wife, Maureen, listens during a news conference in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. McDonnell and his wife were indicted Tuesday on corruption charges after a monthslong federal investigation into gifts the...
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EBay 4Q earnings up, Icahn proposes PayPal split

AP Photo/Ben Margot NEW YORK (AP) — EBay said Wednesday that earnings and revenue grew in the last three months of 2013, driven by a strong holiday season for its e-commerce site and its fast-growing payments business, PayPal. The company also said it has received a notice...
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NYC mayor: ‘More could have been done’ on snow

The sun illuminates windblown snow as a man walks under elevated train tracks, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. A winter storm stretched from Kentucky to New England and hit hardest along the heavily populated Interstate 95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston. (AP...
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NYC mayor: ‘More could have been done’ on snow

The sun illuminates windblown snow as a man walks under elevated train tracks, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. A winter storm stretched from Kentucky to New England and hit hardest along the heavily populated Interstate 95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston. (AP...

VIDEO: Injury crash at U.S. 224, Ohio 235

Two people were injured in a traffic accident at the intersection of Ohio 235 and U.S. 224 in Blanchard Township Wednesday afternoon, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Both Luzmary Steiner, 53, of Jenera, and Annis F. Lepper, 67, of Van Wert, were taken by Hanco...
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Pre-Peyton, Morton QB’d 2 SB teams: Dallas, Denver

AP Photo In 1 1/2 weeks, Peyton Manning will become only the third quarterback to start for two franchises in the Super Bowl. The first guy to do it, Craig Morton, is among the thousands of former players suing the NFL about concussions. Morton played QB for the Dallas Cowboys in...
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Pre-Peyton, Morton QB’d 2 SB teams: Dallas, Denver

AP Photo In 1 1/2 weeks, Peyton Manning will become only the third quarterback to start for two franchises in the Super Bowl. The first guy to do it, Craig Morton, is among the thousands of former players suing the NFL about concussions. Morton played QB for the Dallas Cowboys in...

Purdue Building Reopens Day After Deadly Shooting

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue University building where authorities say one student fatally shot another has reopened. The Electrical Engineering Building reopened at noon Wednesday. Purdue police say they haven’t determined why 23-year-old Cody Cousin shot...
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Icahn raises Apple stake, now owns $3B in stock

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activist investor Carl Icahn has raised his stake in Apple as he escalates his campaign to pressure the company into buying back more of its stock while the shares remain stuck far below their peak price. In a Wednesday post on...