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French leader opens unusual state visit to US

President Barack Obama, center, and French President Francois Hollande, left, tour the grounds of Monticello, President Thomas Jefferson’s estate, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Charlottesville, Va. Leading the tour is Leslie Bowman, right, president of the Thomas Jefferson...

NYC investment fund chief charged with $9M theft

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City investment fund manager has been charged with siphoning $9.3 million to pay for a car, his credit card payments and other personal expenses. Lawrence E. Penn III pleaded not guilty Monday to grand larceny and other charges. Penn manages a...
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Kraft Singles to lose artificial preservatives

AP Photo/CHARLES REX ARBOGAST NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft is removing artificial preservatives from its most popular Singles cheese product variety, in the latest sign that companies are tweaking recipes as food labels come under greater scrutiny. The change affects the...

Associated Press Boys State Basketball Poll

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school boys basketball teams in the sixth weekly Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): Others receiving 12 or more points: 11,...

APNewsBreak: NC dumps coal ash deal with Duke

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s environmental agency sought late Monday to delay its own settlement with Duke Energy a week after a busted pipe at one of the company’s coal ash dumps spewed enough toxic sludge into the Dan River to fill 73 Olympic-sized...
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Detective: Witness says slain woman attacked first

Candace Marie Brito, left, and co-defendant Vanesa Zavala sit in court during their preliminary hearing at the West Justice Center in Westminster, Calif. Monday Feb. 10, 2014. Brito and Zavala are facing charges in the beating death of Kim Pham in front of a Santa Ana nightclub....

It’s A Big Game Whenever Michigan, Ohio State Meet

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The temperature outside Ohio State’s Schottenstein Center was in the teens and the wind chill near zero. And the students kept coming over on Monday. They set up tents on the cold concrete, waiting for prime seats for Tuesday night’s game against...

Govt report: Cyberattacks not coordinated

WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across evidence suggesting the attacks are a coordinated campaign to adversely affect the U.S. economy. In a two-page report, the National Cyber...

Government Sues Over Worker Suspensions In Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — The government has sued AT&T over allegations that it suspended 13 workers without pay for one to three days for reporting work-related injuries in Ohio. The U.S. Labor Department says the lawsuit filed Monday against Ohio Bell Telephone Co., doing business...

Fire in grain bin reported

NEVADA – Wyandot East firefighters were called to the scene of a grain bin fire at Mennco Grain in Nevada Monday night. The initial report came at 9:03 p.m., according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. Pitt Township and Upper Sandusky fire departments were...