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1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

A Florida state trooper, center, escorts a group of parents to a day care center to pick up their children after a vehicle crashed into the center, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Winter Park, Fla. At least 15 people were injured, including children. (AP Photo/John Raoux) A Florida...

House Debate Begins On Ohio Midterm Budget Bills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has begun debate on nine bills containing Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) midterm budget proposals on taxes, higher education, veterans, workforce development and a host of other issues. All nine were scheduled for votes in the...
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Katherine Heigl sues pharmacy company over photo

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2012 file photo, actress Katherine Heigl poses at Variety’s 4th annual Power of Women event in Beverly Hills, Calif. Heigl has sued Duane Reade Inc., saying the company is using a picture of her leaving one of its pharmacies in its promotional...
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More ‘pings’ raise hopes Flight 370 will be found

In this April 9, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion flies past Australian Defense vessel Ocean Shield on a mission to drop sonar buoys to assist in the acoustic search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the...

Lawmakers OK Bill On Allergy Shots In Ohio Schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill making it easier for schools, camps and coaches to stock general-use supplies of epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions is headed to the governor after clearing the Ohio Legislature. The House unanimously approved the measure Wednesday,...

No Cause For Fire That Swept Through Ohio Village

GARRETTSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — State fire investigators say they couldn’t pinpoint the cause of a blaze that destroyed several buildings in a northeastern Ohio village. The Ohio fire marshal’s office said Wednesday that it has wrapped up its investigation into the fire...
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Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school

A man and woman walk away from Franklin Regional High School after more then a dozen students were stabbed by a knife wielding suspect at the school on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Murrysville, Pa., near Pittsburgh. The suspect, a male student, was taken into custody and is being...
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Islam critic: Brandeis turned honor into a shaming

In this Monday, Feb. 5, 2007 photo, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, writer of the film “Submission,” which criticized the treatment of women in traditional Islam and led to the murder of Dutch film director Theo Van Gogh, talks to a reporter in New York. Brandeis University in...

Ohio Energy Group Opposes Lifting Ohio Targets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio alternative energy producers are fighting a new Senate proposal to halt the phase-in of Ohio’s clean- and advanced-energy targets. Ohio Advanced Energy Economy members said Wednesday that legislation introduced last month would devastate solar and...

Kipnis Homers, Indians Top Padres 2-0 In Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach McAllister pitched 7 2-3 scoreless inning and Jason Kipnis hit a two-run homer in the sixth, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0 win over the San Diego Padres in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday. McAllister (1-0) allowed five hits, struck out...