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Economy At Heart Of Fall Race For Ohio Governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) and Democratic rival Ed FitzGerald will focus this fall on Ohio’s economic position and how that has hit or benefited workers and businesses in the state. Kasich already launched a series of biographical TV...
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VIDEO: Clark sentenced for Carey murders

Richard L. Clark Jr. will spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and another man inside a Carey clubhouse. Clark, 65, of rural Tiffin, was sentenced Wednesday morning on two counts of aggravated murder in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court....

Government says no need to park recalled GM cars

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says there’s no need to tell owners of recalled General Motors cars to stop driving them. He says in a letter to senators that government engineers have found that if owners follow GM’s advice,...

US consumer borrowing rose $17.5 billion in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in more than a year, using their credit cards and taking out more auto and student loans. Consumer borrowing increased $17.5 billion in March, up from a gain of $13 billion in February,...
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US indexes end mostly higher even as tech swoons

FILE – In this April 30, 2014 photo, trader Edward Curran rushes across the New York Stock Exchange floor. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) FILE – In this April 30, 2014 photo, trader Edward Curran rushes across the New York Stock Exchange floor. (AP Photo/Richard Drew,...

US consumer borrowing rose $17.5 billion in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in more than a year, using their credit cards and taking out more auto and student loans. Consumer borrowing increased $17.5 billion in March, up from a gain of $13 billion in February,...

Government says no need to park recalled GM cars

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says there’s no need to tell owners of recalled General Motors cars to stop driving them. He says in a letter to senators that government engineers have found that if owners follow GM’s advice,...
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McMurtry revisits American West in newest book

This April 30, 2014 photo shows Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry during a tour of his book store in Archer City, Texas. The author of almost 50 books including novels, biographies and essay collections who has had simultaneous careers as a screenwriter and bookseller,...
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Syria rebels surrender strongholds in Homs

In this image made from amateur video released by Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian rebels board a bus to leave Homs, Syria, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Exhausted and worn out from a year-long siege, hundreds of Syrian...
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Abduction vaults Boko Haram leader into headlines

FILE – In this file image made from video received by The Associated Press on Monday, May 5, 2014, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Nigeria’s Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, speaks in a video in which his group claimed responsibility for the April 15 mass abduction...