Mauer Still Out, Could Go On Disabled List

CLEVELAND (AP) — Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer missed his fourth straight game with lower back spasms and manager Ron Gardenhire said the six-time All-Star could go on the disabled list. Mauer played catch and hit off a batting tee Wednesday, but it’s unclear when...

Ohio Court Publicly Reprimands Ex-state Lawmaker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded a former state lawmaker for a drunken-driving violation and for negligently misrepresenting facts on his Ohio driver’s license renewal. The court voted 6-1 Thursday to reprimand Cincinnati attorney Robert...

Teen Pleads Guilty In Jogger’s Stabbing In Park

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy charged with fatally stabbing a central Ohio jogger has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors. Investigators say the boy lived in a group foster home when he repeatedly stabbed 55-year-old Jane Juergens in a suburban Columbus park in...
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Airlines ask Congress to roll back airfare rule

FILE – In this May 3, 2010 file photo, passengers check-in for their flight in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. A bipartisan group of 33 lawmakers led by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., is backing a bill...

Dangerous Syrian chemicals in inaccessible area

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria’s chemical weapons said Thursday the last 16 containers of dangerous chemical agents awaiting transport out of the country are in a contested area not far from Damascus that is currently...

Indians OF Bourn Returns To Lineup After Injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians centerfielder and leadoff hitter Michael Bourn expects to return to the lineup after missing four games because of an injured left hamstring. Bourn says he’s confident he’ll return for the series finale Thursday against Minnesota after running...

Spice Crackdown Suspects Due In Federal Court

DENVER (AP) — People indicted in Denver for allegedly distributing and buying synthetic marijuana are scheduled to get their first hearings in federal court. The three suspects arrested in Colorado as part of a nationwide crackdown on spice are due to appear before a magistrate...

Correction: Coaches-Investments Story

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — In a story May 7 about the trial of former University of Georgia coach Jim Donnan, The Associated Press reported erroneously the hometown of retired ESPN executive Daniel Shoemaker. He is from Huntington, West Virginia, not Huntsville. A corrected version of...

Putnam County judge wins primary

OTTAWA — Putnam County voters tonight overwhelmingly chose the incumbent probate and juvenile court judge in a contested race for the Democratic nomination. Judge Michael Borer secured about 66 percent of the vote, defeating County Prosecutor Gary Lammers 1,224 votes to 634. No...

Findlay Council backs away from e-cigarette regulation

Findlay City Council decided Tuesday to not consider banning e-cigarettes in indoor public places where cigarettes have already been prohibited. The ban was proposed by Findlay City Health Department personnel and a pulmonary specialist last week, but a majority of council...