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Stocks drift after Google, IBM earnings disappoint

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, Carnival Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer, Arnold W. Donald, center, and guests, gather on the podium for the closing bell at the Exchange on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. Carnival...

Wal-Mart joins Ria for money transfer service

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing a new money transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services. The service, which will be available April 24, allows its customers to transfer up to $900 to and...
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Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen

The Mount Tabor number 1 reservoir in Portland, Ore., is seen in a June 20, 2011 photo. Portland officials said Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that they are flushing away millions of gallons of treated water for the second time in less than three years because someone urinated into a...

Mumps Cases At Central Ohio Community College

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus health officials say they’ve confirmed 2 cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues. Jose Rodriguez, Columbus Public Health spokesman, says two Columbus State Community College students have been...

Fifth Third Bancorp 1Q Earnings Fall 25 Pct

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fifth Third Bancorp says its first-quarter net income fell 25 percent, mostly on a decline in its investment in its former Vantiv payment-processing subsidiary. The Cincinnati-based company says net income fell to $309 million, or 36 cents per share, for the...

Space Added As Columbus Homeless Families Increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohio’s homeless agency is expanding space for displaced families as the number of parents and children with no place to live increases. The YWCA Family Center opened in 2005 with a capacity for 50 people and is now trying to serve 140 families....

Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard is on trial on assault charges in Washington, a case that is a preview for the musician’s own trial. Christopher Hollosy’s trial began Thursday in Superior Court. Both men were arrested in October after a...

Study Concludes Toledo Jail Not Worth Saving

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A preliminary study has concluded that the perpetually overcrowded Lucas County Jail in downtown Toledo is not worth saving and a new facility is needed. The study by California-based DLR Group says the jail often needs repairs which make remodeling and...
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Tech stocks slump after Google, IBM disappoint

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, Carnival Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer, Arnold W. Donald, center, and guests, gather on the podium for the closing bell at the Exchange on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. Carnival...
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Goldman’s income falls 11 percent, but still beats

FILE – In this March 15, 2012 file photo, a trader works in the Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs will report first quarter earnings later Thursday April 17, 2014 (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) FILE – In this March 15, 2012...