Ohio Governor Proposes Tax, Education Changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich rolled out an ambitious election-year policy document Tuesday that delivers a promised income-tax cut through increases in tobacco and other taxes, and streamlines government offerings for jobseekers and the poor. The fate of the...

Highlights Of Ohio Gov. Kasich’s Midterm Budget

A look at the key proposals in Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s midterm budget bill: TAXES: — Cut Ohio income taxes by 8.5 percent to bring the top rate to 4.66 percent by 2016. — Raise Commercial Activity Tax rate from 0.26 percent to 0.30 percent. — Increase cigarette taxes from...
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Bayern, Atletico Madrid reach Champions League QF

Bayern’s Mario Goetze, left, and Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker challenge for the ball during the Champions League round of the last 16 second leg soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, March 11. 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin...
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Testimony: Child’s body found in suitcase in creek

Kyle Flack, left, of Ottawa, Kan., sits with his court-appointed lawyer, Ronald Evans, head of the Kansas Death Penalty Defense Unit in Topeka, during a hearing in Franklin County District Court Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Ottawa, Kan. Flack, 28, is charged with capital murder...

Bowling Green Fires Basketball Coach Louis Orr

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green State University has announced it will not renew the contract of seven-year men’s basketball coach Louis Orr. Athletic director D. Christopher Kingston announced the firing on Tuesday. Orr was 101-121 in seven seasons, including a...
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Ware’s Dallas exit biggest early free agency move

File – In this Sept. 22, 2013, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware (94) sacks St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) during the third quarter of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys are releasing franchise sacks leader Ware to save...
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NASCAR changing qualifying after safety concerns

Brad Keselowski pulls out of pit row as his pit crew members finish changing his tires during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race on Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Las Vegas. Keselowski won the race. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Brad Keselowski pulls out of pit row as his pit crew...

Questions and answers about GM recall

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors’ executives and government regulators will soon have to explain to Congress why it took years to recall 1.6 million compact cars with a known defect linked to 13 deaths. And the Justice Department is investigating whether GM broke any...
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CIA accused: Senator sees torture probe meddling

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. talks to reporters as she leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, after saying that the CIA’s improper search of a stand-alone computer network established for...

AP Source: Justice Department probing GM recall

DETROIT (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says the Justice Department is investigating whether General Motors broke any laws with its slow response to a deadly problem with ignition switches on certain small cars. The probe is being handled by the U.S....