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Kimmel’s wolf hoax: ABC News knew ahead of time

FILE – This Nov. 16, 2013 file photo shows Jimmy Kimmel at the 4th Annual Variety’s Power of Comedy Event in Los Angeles. Kimmel said Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, he cooperated with luger Kate Hansen to post a fake video of a wolf wandering the hall outside the...

California farmers won’t get federal water

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials announced Friday that without a lot more rain and snow many California farmers caught in the state’s drought can expect to receive no irrigation water this year from a vast system of rivers, canals and reservoirs interlacing...

Widespread weather delays cap lousy travel week

In a fitting end to a miserable week for travelers, U.S. airlines have canceled more than 1,200 flights and another 6,000 are running late. The airlines blamed storms along the East Coast and high winds in the country’s interior on Friday. At New York’s LaGuardia...
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Early gain fades for stocks; S&P 500 declines

Trader Sal Suarino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. U.S. stocks are inching higher in early trading, putting the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on track for its third straight week of gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Sal...

Carey bank robber sentenced to prison

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Carey man was sentenced today to three years in prison for robbing a village bank. Chad E. Gossman, 38, had pleaded guilty in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court to robbing the First Citizens National Bank, 129 E. Findlay St. On Jan. 14, Gossman entered the bank...
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An early gain fades for US stocks; S&P 500 slips

Trader Jonathan Corpina, left, and specialist Fabian Caceres work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. U.S. stocks are inching higher in early trading, putting the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on track for its third straight week of gains....

Armani urges political action to preserve fashion

MILAN (AP) — Milan and Rome are Italy’s yin and yang: fashion capital, political capital, their fates entwined. This week, while Milan revels in what it does best, showing off its Made in Italy ready-to-wear fashion to the world, Rome is mesmerized by the rapid rise...

W.Va. chemical spill firm winding down operations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The company at the center of West Virginia’s chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for 300,000 people is selling the rest of its chemicals, helping its 51 employees find new jobs and winding down operations. Saying the...
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Transcripts show Fed at times slow to grasp crisis

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on housing and housing finance, at the Federal Reserve in Washington .Federal Reserve officials agonized throughout 2008 over how far they could go to stop a financial...
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Pink joins lineup of pop artists on the Oscars

FILE – In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, Pink performs at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles. Producers of the 86th Academy Awards announced Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, that Pink will appear on the Oscar show. The Grammy-winning singer joins a lineup...