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Indians Split Doubleheader With Padres

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach McAllister’s gem in the first game put the Indians in position for a sweep of Wednesday’s doubleheader against the San Diego Padres. A lack of hitting and a call that didn’t go Cleveland’s way ended the afternoon with a split....
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Asia stocks muted as China trade drops

A man checks his mobile phone near an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, except for Japan where the main index tumbled on a rise in the yen. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) A man checks his mobile...
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Pacers rest starters, edge Bucks 104-102

Indiana Pacers’ Chris Copeland (22) reacts after sinking a game-winning shot against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Milwaukee. The Pacers defeated the Bucks 104-102. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn) Indiana...

Ohio Man Accused Of Theft Of Student Financial Aid

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man is being accused of fraudulently collecting up to $55,000 in student financial aid funds. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that 35-year-old Robert Williams has been indicted on one count of theft of federal student financial aid money. Court...

US Senators Urge Full Enforcement On Steel Imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of senators seeking to protect jobs is calling on President Barack Obama’s administration to fully enforce trade laws in deciding whether imported steel reinforcing bar from Turkey and Mexico unfairly undercuts U.S. prices. In a letter sent...

Ohio House Approves Kasich’s Midterm Budget Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State representatives of both parties have criticized Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) for saddling them with a midterm budget bill loaded with proposals they called unsuited for a non-budget year. One fellow Republican said Kasich’s practice of...

Ohio Lawmakers: College Athletes Aren’t Employees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Republican-controlled Ohio House has approved a proposal that says college athletes are not employees under state law. The measure was approved as part of a broader bill Wednesday that heads next to the Ohio Senate. It comes after a landmark National...

Green Jacket Revered … Usually

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The green jacket is one of the most revered symbols in all of sports, right up there with an Olympic gold medal and the Stanley Cup. Yet, even with the strict sense of decorum that is afforded the prized garment awarded every Masters champion, it occasionally...

Helicopter crashes on roof of New Mexico hospital

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A medical helicopter has crashed near the landing pad atop University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Authorities say the pilot was being checked out Wednesday evening, but there were apparently no serious injuries. There were also two...

Browns Confident They’ll Keep Mack

CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Mack is still floating in free-agency limbo, but the Browns remain confident the Pro Bowl center will land back with them. Mack visited last weekend with the Jacksonville Jaguars, who have not yet offered him a contract and don’t have imminent plans to...