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Marathon survivor, rescuer address grads in Boston

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, left, and spectator Carlos Arredondo react after both received honorary degrees during commencement ceremonies for Fisher College in Boston, Saturday, May 10, 2014. Bauman lost his legs in the attack. Bauman and Arrendondo, who saved...

Search continues for 3rd body in Va. balloon crash

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A second body was recovered Saturday from the crash of a hot air balloon carrying three that drifted into a power line and burst into flames in front of hundreds of horrified spectators. More than 100 searchers were called in to scour the woods and...

Ohio Teacher Quits Over Catholic Contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — A veteran Catholic school teacher in Cincinnati whose son is gay is quitting in protest of a new controversial contract specifying violations of church doctrine. Molly Shumate is the first known teacher of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s more than 2,200...

Group Wants To Decriminalize Marijuana In Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A petition drive has begun to decriminalize the use of marijuana in Toledo. Members of Toledo’s chapter of The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws began collecting signatures on Tuesday to put the measure before voters. The measure,...

Arkansas issues same-sex marriage licenses

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt on Saturday, beginning with two women who had traveled overnight to ensure they’d be first in line. “Thank God,” Jennifer Rambo said after Carroll County Deputy Clerk Jane Osborn issued a...

Beckham presses forward with Miami stadium bid

MIAMI (AP) — Two months have passed since English soccer star David Beckham hopped on a stage, his back to Miami’s sparkling Biscayne Bay, and announced plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise. The plan — and Beckham — have been almost...

Marathon survivor, rescuer address Fisher grads

BOSTON (AP) — Two Boston Marathon spectators who became symbols of courage after last year’s bombing have teamed up for a graduation speech and beamed with pride after receiving honorary degrees. Jeff Bauman (BOW’-man) lost his legs in the attack. He told...

Troubled Election Board In Ohio Under Microscope

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections director will be taking a close look at one of the state’s largest counties, where a series of missteps and squabbling among election board members delayed voting results for hours in this past week’s primary. The latest...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Houston 1, Columbus 0 Seattle FC 2, FC Dallas 1 San Jose 0, Colorado 0, tie D.C. United at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Montreal, 4 p.m. Chicago at New York, 7 p.m. Vancouver at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas...
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VIDEO: Elks building demolition

  Demolition of the former Elks building, a downtown Findlay landmark at 601 S. Main St., began Friday night and continued Saturday. The former RCM Architects building, next door to the south, will be razed in 2015. Both buildings will be replaced by trees, green spaces and...