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Rapper Drake to host ESPYs sports awards show

FILE – In this Oct. 24, 2013 file photo, Drake performs during his “Would You Like A Tour” show in Toronto. The Toronto-based rapper, singer and actor will host the July 16, 2014, ESPYs sports awards show on ESPN in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,...

Bowling Green Fan’s Donation To Hoops Team Grows

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A Bowling Green State University fan’s donation to the men’s basketball program and his hometown of Findlay has grown to $20 million. Findlay native Bill Frack said Wednesday that a series of trusts has doubled in value. Most of the earnings...

Kids, pink hair share Par 3 spotlight at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki stood out at the Masters on Wednesday — and not because of her erratic golf game this time. Wozniacki showed up at Augusta National with her blonde hair dyed bright pink. And she wore matching shoes! A former...
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Hamilton out 6-to-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

Los Angeles Angels’ Josh Hamilton (32) slides into home to score as Houston Astros catcher Carlos Corporan (22) reaches for the ball in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Houston. Hamilton and Albert Pujols scored on a Howie Kendrick single. (AP...

Lane reduction planned on U.S. 224

U.S. 224 from just west of North Ridge Road (Hancock County 300) to the interchange with Interstate 75 in Findlay will be reduced to one lane Thursday and Friday and possibly on Monday to allow for drainage work, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The restriction...
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Faith-touting congressman seeks privacy after kiss

This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013 shows then-newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La. waiting to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington. McAllister says he’s asking his family and constituents for forgiveness after a West Monroe newspaper published a video that it says...

Leaders Slam Timing Of Northwest Ohio Flood Study

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Several Ohio members of Congress say they are not happy that the Army Corps of Engineers may wait until 2016 to issue a final report on a flood control plan for the Blanchard River in northwestern Ohio. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Bob...

Suit Cites Urgency To Overturn NC Gay Marriage Ban

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a new legal assault on North Carolina’s constitutional ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The group said Wednesday that it is urging a federal judge to quickly negate the state ban to help children as...

12 kids hurt in Orlando-area day care center crash

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they have located the vehicle believed to be involved in a day care crash in Florida that injured 15 people, including a dozen children. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office reports Florida Highway Patrol troopers found a...

Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

DETROIT (AP) — Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government. On Wednesday, Toyota announced it was recalling nearly 1.8 million...