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Police: Fingerprint search led to 1977 escapee

In this photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections is Judy Lynn Hayman who authorities say escaped from a Michigan prison nearly 37 years ago while serving time for attempted larceny. Hayman, now 60, has been found living under an alias in San Diego where she is now...

Prosecution rests ex-Orleans mayor’s bribery trial

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal prosecutors have rested their corruption case against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. It is now up to defense lawyers to counter five days of testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including five who said they were involved in bribing...

Parents of teen found in gym mat sue funeral home

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead last year inside a rolled-up gym mat at school are suing the funeral home that handled his body. Attorneys for the parents of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson of Valdosta accuse Harrington Funeral Home of...

Texting service experiencing problems

Findlay Publishing Company’s InfoTxt service is experiencing significant text alert issues with Verizon and some other mobile carriers.  On Wednesday night, the service was apparently sending out an old message about Findlay City Schools being closed. Findlay is planning to...
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Seattle erupts during Seahawks Super Bowl parade

AP Photo/Steve Ringman SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of notoriously loud Seahawks fans cranked up the volume Wednesday, cheering, chanting and going berserk during a parade to celebrate the first Super Bowl victory in the history of the franchise. The mood in...
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VIDEO: Signing day at The University of Findlay

  University of Findlay football head coach Rob Keys and his staff were kept busy on signing day, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. The Oilers signed 27 new players for the 2014 season. Read Brian Lester’s full story on the new Oiler signings here.
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More Olympic-linked furor over Russia anti-gay law

A gay rights activist holds a banner in front of a large clock showing the number of days left until the start of the Olympic games as a police officer approaches, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Russian gay rights activists protested the upcoming...
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More Olympic-linked furor over Russia anti-gay law

A gay rights activist holds a banner in front of a large clock showing the number of days left until the start of the Olympic games as a police officer approaches, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Russian gay rights activists protested the upcoming...

Twitter posts 4Q loss but beats estimates

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter beat Wall Street’s earnings and revenue expectations in its first quarter as a public company. But investors were looking for even more and the company’s stock dipped as much as 12 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday. Twitter...
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Merck Q4 net drops 14 pct. on generic competition

AP Photo/Matt Rourke Merck & Co.’s fourth-quarter profit dropped 14 percent, with its aggressive cost cutting not enough to offset restructuring charges, generic competition to former blockbuster medicines and unfavorable currency exchange rates. Results just missed...