Lawyer: Ohio Ex-governor’s Record Wasn’t Expunged

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio watchdog’s office will consider reissuing its report on a 2005 rare-coin investment scandal after inaccurate information suggested then-Gov. Bob Taft’s criminal record was expunged. The top lawyer for Inspector General Randall Meyer said...
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Wizards eliminate Bulls with 75-69 victory

Washington Wizards guard John Wall shoots during the first half of Game 5 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Chicago Bulls, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Washington Wizards guard John Wall shoots during the first...

GOP Visits Cincinnati, A Potential Convention Site

CINCINNATI (AP) — A team checking potential sites for the 2016 Republican National Convention has visited Cincinnati, one of two Ohio cities still in the running as a possible host. WLWT-TV ( ) reports the team toured US Bank Arena and Great American Ball Park among other sites...
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Simmonds helps Philadelphia force Game 7

Philadelphia Flyers’ Steve Mason, right, makes a glove save during the second period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) Philadelphia Flyers’ Steve...

Native Americans Pressing Nike To Ax Chief Wahoo

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Native American group is calling on Nike Inc. to stop producing and selling products that feature the Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief Wahoo, which it calls a “grotesque caricature” of modern Indians. The logo, which appears on some team...
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No NBA owners saying they’ll side with Sterling

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded...
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Sterling’s ouster would lead to uncertain future

FILE – In this April 4, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sits courtside during the NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Silver announced Tuesday, April 298, 2014, that Sterling has...
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Gwen Stefani to coach season 7 of ‘The Voice’

FILE – In this Saturday, April 26, 2014 file photo, Gwen Stefani attends the one year anniversary celebration of Hakkasan Las Vegas, in Las Vegas. NBC announced on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, that Stefani will be a coach on “The Voice” next season. Stefani will...
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Lao activist missing 500 days, wife seeks answers

FILE – In this Aug. 31, 2005 file photo, Sombath Somphone of Laos is seen in Manila. Five hundred days after Laos’ most prominent civil rights advocate went missing at a traffic police checkpoint in the capital Vientiane, his wife said Tuesday she remains completely...

Reds’ Chapman Ready For Rehab Stint In Minors

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw 25 pitches during batting practice on Tuesday, passing the final test before he can begin a rehabilitation stint in the minors. Chapman likely will pitch at Class A Dayton on Thursday in his first time in a game since suffering...