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New Energy Bill Delays Ohio Green Targets 2 Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal headed to the Ohio House freezes state-set targets for the amount of energy that utilities must produce from renewable sources such as solar and wind, but stops short of repealing the targets permanently. The closely watched bill cleared the Ohio...

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty In Teen’s Beating Death

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges in the beating death of a 16-year-old boy in exchange for the chance to be released from prison after 22 years. Michael Geldrich (GELD’-rihch) pleaded guilty to four charges Thursday in Warren...
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Jackman excited about Broadway return, Tony duties

FILE – This Nov. 3, 2013 file photo shows actor Hugh Jackman at the Broadway opening of “After Midnight” in New York. Jackman says he jacked to host the Tony Awards for the third time, but fans of his stage work won’t have to wait long to see the...

Wallenda plans New York county fair tightrope walk

HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Nik Wallenda is planning to take his high-wire act to a county fair in western New York where he performed with his family when he was 13. The daredevil visited the site of the Erie County Fair near Buffalo on Thursday to announce his plans. He says...

Wallenda plans New York county fair tightrope walk

HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Nik Wallenda is planning to take his high-wire act to a county fair in western New York where he performed with his family when he was 13. The daredevil visited the site of the Erie County Fair near Buffalo on Thursday to announce his plans. He says...
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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...
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Jackman excited about Broadway return, Tony duties

FILE – This Nov. 3, 2013 file photo shows actor Hugh Jackman at the Broadway opening of “After Midnight” in New York. Jackman says he jacked to host the Tony Awards for the third time, but fans of his stage work won’t have to wait long to see the...

Ohio Lawmaker’s Wife Loses Bid To Be Placeholder

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker’s wife has lost her bid to serve as his placeholder after a paperwork error forced him off Tuesday’s primary ballot. Rep. Rex Damschroder of Fremont failed to sign his candidate petitions the required number of times, which kept...

Florida Man Found In Burned Home Bought Fireworks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A man found dead with his wife and two teenage children inside the million-dollar home they rented bought $650 worth of fireworks days before the house was destroyed in what authorities called arson. Fireworks were found inside the five-bedroom home, located in...

Immigration: US Warns Schools Against Bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a 32-year-old court ruling, school districts continue to raise barriers to enrollment for children brought into the U.S. illegally, the Obama administration said Thursday, characterizing reports of hindrances as troubling. The Justice Department and...