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Baseball greats toast Hank Aaron for 80th birthday

AP Photo/Nick Wass WASHINGTON (AP) — Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is being honored by baseball greats, dignitaries and his family during a celebration of his 80th birthday this weekend in the nation’s capital. Attorney General Eric Holder saluted Aaron at a private party...

Regional Council In Ohio Sued Over Meal Program

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal lawsuit challenging cancellation of home-delivered meals to at least 34 older residents of a southwest Ohio county alleges an agency improperly applied eligibility criteria and didn’t use the same process in four other counties. The lawsuit...

Homeland Security Drones Resume Flying After Crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security is back to flying drones along the country’s borders more than a week after one crashed into the Pacific Ocean. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Michael Friel said an initial investigation concluded that the drone crashed due...

Ohio Casino Revenue Decreases Again For January

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators say total revenue from Ohio’s four voter-approved casinos dropped again in January, when two temporarily closed because of brutally cold winter weather. The Ohio Casino Control Commission reported Friday that revenue totaled just under $59.7...

Woman Dies After Apparent Dog Attack In SW Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwestern Ohio say a woman who was apparently attacked by two large dogs has died. Assistant Chief Bob Chabali (sha-BAH’-lee) of the Dayton police says officers responded to a call Friday morning about a person on a sidewalk. He says...

Ohio Building Owner Indicted In Firefighter Deaths

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The owner of an Ohio apartment building accused of setting a blaze that killed two firefighters has been indicted on aggravated murder charges that could carry a potential death penalty if he’s convicted. A county grand jury in Toledo indicted Ray...

Allen responds to Farrow’s abuse claims in letter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Woody Allen is again denying he molested adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow and is calling ex-partner Mia Farrow vindictive, spiteful and malevolent in an open-letter published online Friday by The New York Times. The 78-year-old filmmaker says Dylan...

Ohio Governor Delays Killer’s Upcoming Execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has issued a reprieve for a condemned killer scheduled to die next month following the recent extended execution of an inmate who repeatedly gasped during the procedure. The decision delays the March 19 execution of...

Senators Seek $30M For Great Lakes Infrastructure

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A group of U.S. senators is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to pump more money into maintaining harbors in the Great Lakes region, which has a backlog of projects. A letter sent Friday and signed by 13 members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force...
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Woman charged with kidnapping baby found in Iowa

This undated photo provided by the Tipton, Iowa Sheriff is Kristen Rose Smith of Denver. Federal prosecutors charged Smith, a Denver woman on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 with kidnapping her half-sister’s newborn boy from a Wisconsin home hours after police discovered the infant in...