Ohio College Offers Intense Flight Nurse Training

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters. Wright State University’s program is sanctioned by the U.S. Air Force surgeon general, so students from the nearby Air Force Institute of Technology have...
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Ukraine’s Tymoshenko speaks to protesters

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is greeted by supporters shortly after being freed from prison in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Tymoshenko said she will run for president in May. (AP Photo/Sergey Kozlov) Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia...

Confident Sam wishes focus could stay on football

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Sam says he wants to be known as just a football player, hopeful his sexuality soon won’t be a story. The defensive end from Missouri made his first public appearance Saturday since announcing he’s gay. He said at the NFL scouting...

Ohio Congressman: Tressel Should Be New YSU Leader

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congressman is among about 30 community and business leaders urging trustees to make former football coach Jim Tressel the next president of Youngstown State University. Rep. Tim Ryan’s letter to trustees says the supporters believe Tressel...

Ohio State QB Has Surgery On Throwing Shoulder

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller had minor outpatient surgery on his right shoulder on Friday morning. A release from Ohio State said the surgery on his throwing shoulder took place at the Ohio State University Medical Center. Miller, the Big...

Ohio Seeks Public Comment On Hunting Proposals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are seeking public comment on hunting, trapping and fishing regulations proposed for 2014 through 2015. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will hold open houses to gather comment on March 1 from noon to 3 p.m. The open houses are...
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Opposition, pro-govt rallies grip Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks next to a painting of the late Hugo Chavez, during a news conference at Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Speaking Friday to international media, Maduro called out what he said was a...

Ohio, Company Reach Settlement Over Unpaid Loans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio says it’s reached a $1.5 million settlement with a with a Toledo manufacturing company for unpaid loans. Ohio’s attorney general says Buckeye Silicon failed to meet the state’s loan repayment schedules and defaulted on...

Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Top Mexican drug cartel captures or killings in recent years: —Feb. 22, 2014: Authorities say Mexican and U.S. officials capture the world’s most powerful drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in the beach resort of Mazatlan...