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NFL DRAFT: Texans pick Clowney; Manziel to Browns

Johnny Manziel, from Texas A&M, reacts after being selected 22nd overall by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) Johnny Manziel, from Texas A&M, reacts...

Snake rattles Blazers in AT&T Center locker room

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers were clearly rattled by the San Antonio Spurs in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals, and they were almost snake bit before Game 2. A baby rattlesnake, estimated at about 3 to 4 feet, was discovered in the...
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Halfway there: Miami tops Nets in Game 2, 94-82

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce (34) looks for an open teammate past Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) and center Chris Bosh, left, during the first half of Game 2 of an Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game, Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)...
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Despite losses, Chicago relishes its hot dogs

In this May 7, 2014 photo, local tube steak aficionados and those from around the country line up outside Hot Doug’s, a gourmet hot dog diner in Chicago. Owner Doug Sohn announced that he is shutting the doors of his “sausage superstore” in October after nearly...
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Woman, 75, convicted of killing husband in Wyoming

Alice Uden listens to the judge during jury selection at the Laramie County District Court on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Uden faces one count of first-degree murder for allegedly killing her husband nearly 40 years ago. (AP Photo/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Miranda Grubbs) Alice...

Witnesses oppose NLRB ruling on college athletes

Baylor University President Ken Starr testifies at the House Committee on Education and Workforce on college athletes forming unions, on May 8, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke) Baylor University President Ken Starr testifies at the House...

Findlay woman hurt in accident

A Findlay woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 11:37 a.m. Thursday on Tiffin Avenue, the Findlay Police Department said. Shirley Arft, 92, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital. According to city police, Thomas Griffo, 58, of Lima, was eastbound on Tiffin Avenue when his...

No threat after ammo found at St. Wendelin School

Law enforcement were unable to locate any suspicious items following a report of bullet shells found at St. Wendelin Catholic School Thursday. According to Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno, the janitorial staff at the private school located a couple 22-caliber ammunition rounds...
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Oklahoma court agrees to 6-month stay of execution

FILE – In this April 15, 2008 file photo, the gurney in the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured in McAlester, Okla. Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s office filed court documents saying it wouldn’t object to a 180-day stay of execution...
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GOP split breaking down, tea party power wanes

Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks during a news conference supporting charter schools on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Washington, as from left, Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., and Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., listen. (AP Photo/...