Mayor Of Ohio’s Largest City Orders Art Spending

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Ohio’s largest city has used his executive power to launch a $250,000-a-year public art program. Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman calls public art an important part of any community’s “cultural identity and vibrancy.”...
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Navy probing alleged cheating on nuke reactor work

Adm. John M. Richardson, director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. The Navy is investigating alleged cheating on tests by senior enlisted sailors training on naval nuclear reactors at Charleston,...
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After 4 years, Carroll and Seahawks reach pinnacle

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren SEATTLE (AP) — The guitar riffs ripped from the hotel ballroom where owner Paul Allen’s band was performing and filled the lobby. Down on the lower level, Hall of Famer Walter Jones posed for pictures with exuberant fans. This celebration in the...

Paul Walker’s estate estimated at $25 million

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Court records show Paul Walker’s estate is worth an estimated $25 million and the actor appointed his father to manage his affairs upon his death. The star’s will was filed Jan. 28 in Santa Barbara, Calif. The document was prepared...

Governors Write To Obama Over Propone Shortage

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and six other governors are writing to President Obama asking for help in addressing the propone shortage and price increases. They are asking for the administration to help increase propane supplies through “every means of...

LAPD shooting in ex-cop manhunt violated policy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A civilian oversight board has determined that eight Los Angeles police officers violated department policy when they mistakenly opened fire on two women during the manhunt for rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner. The Police Commission’s decision...
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Picking a CEO: Microsoft, others go with insiders

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson NEW YORK (AP) — Companies looking for a leader face a big question: Pluck a CEO from the rank-and-file or pick a fresh face from outside the organization? Microsoft didn’t have to look far for its new CEO. The software giant on Tuesday tapped...
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Long winter brings salt shortage, steeper prices

Road salt is loaded into a snow plow truck equipped with a salt spreader at the public works facility in Glen Ellyn, Ill., on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. The Midwest’s recent severe winter weather has caused communities to expend large amounts of their road salt supplies. (AP...

The Simple Action That Helps Children Make Better Food Choices

What is one simple step to make sure your children will grow up to make smart food choices, get good grades in school, maintain a healthy weight, and be less likely to try drugs? It’s something as simple—and easy to pull off—as making dinner with your children in the...