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No. 1 Syracuse beats NC State 56-55

AP Photo/Nick Lisi SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Rakeem Christmas had a key steal to set up C.J. Fair’s winning layup with 6.7 seconds left, helping No. 1 Syracuse edge North Carolina State 56-55 on Saturday night to remain unbeaten. Christmas had 14 points, 12 rebounds and...

Fla. man guilty of lesser counts in music shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder after an argument over loud music outside of a convenience store. A mistrial was declared Saturday on a first-degree murder charge after the jury couldn’t...

Worker Killed In Ohio Steel Plant’s Train Yard

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — An investigation is underway into an accident at a northern Ohio steel plant that has left one worker dead. Authorities say the fatal accident happened Friday in the train yard at Republic Steel in Lorain. A 62-year-old man who worked on a train crew at the...
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Oshie latest success story from tiny Minn. town

AP Photo/Nathan Denette WARROAD, Minn. (AP) — As T.J. Oshie led the U.S. men’s Olympic team to a dramatic 3-2 shootout win over Russia on Saturday, people in his tiny northern Minnesota hometown were screaming in joy at their televisions, daring to hope that the...
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Oshie latest success story from tiny Minn. town

AP Photo/Nathan Denette WARROAD, Minn. (AP) — As T.J. Oshie led the U.S. men’s Olympic team to a dramatic 3-2 shootout win over Russia on Saturday, people in his tiny northern Minnesota hometown were screaming in joy at their televisions, daring to hope that the...

Johnny Cueto Embraces Role Of Reds’ Ace

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Johnny Cueto is doing interviews in English this spring, even though he’s not totally comfortable with the language. He sees it as a way of becoming more of a leader in the Cincinnati Reds’ rotation. The Reds’ ace also is adjusting his...

Indians Beat Tomlin In Arbitration, Improve To 2-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have improved to 2-0 in salary arbitration cases this year, defeating pitcher Josh Tomlin. The 29-year-old right-hander will receive $800,000 this year rather than his request for $975,000. Arbitrators John Sands, Dennis Archer...
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Venezuelan opposition leader’s arrest sought

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a rally on Bolivar Avenue in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. The signs read in Spanish “People of peace.” Maduro said a police manhunt is underway for opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, and...
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UAW drive falls short amid culture clash in Tenn.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker speaks to reporters in Chattanooga, Tenn., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, about the defeat of the United Auto Workers in a three-day election at the Volkswagen plant in the city. The multiyear effort to organize Volkswagen’s only U.S. plant was defeated on a...

Ohio Officer Injured In Shooting That Left 1 Dead

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwestern Ohio say a shootout in a residential neighborhood left an officer hurt and another man dead. The shootout happened in Hamilton Saturday morning. A resident tells WCPO in Cincinnati that he woke up to the sound of gunfire and saw a...