University forced to replace 75 percent of its grass

The grass really is greener on the other side of the fence — if you’re standing on the University of Findlay’s campus. The university is being forced to replace about 75 percent of its grass after a chemical similar to “RoundUp,” a weed killer, was accidentally applied to the...
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Town’s white police official calls Obama N-word

Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland listens Thursday May 15, 2014 in Wolfeboro, N.H. as town residents ask for his resignation after being overheard calling President Barack Obama the N-word at a restaurant. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert...

Judge upholds DC gun registration requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Thursday upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation’s capital, approving of measures that make owners take a gun safety class, be photographed and fingerprinted and re-register their weapons every...
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San Diego County fire roars to life

Greg Saska stands outside his home that was destroyed by wildfire as he talks about his loss, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif. Nine fires in all were burning an area of more than 14 square miles (36 square kilometers) amid a heat wave and dry conditions, said San Diego...
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Proud, tenacious Canadiens await next challenge

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is congratulated by teammates after the Canadiens’ 3-1 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Boston, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Canadiens advanced to the Eastern Conference...
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Gay rights advocate helping Rams, Sam adjust

FILE – In this May 13, 2014 file photo, St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam, right, speaks during a news conference as head coach Jeff Fisher listens at the NFL football team’s practice facility in St. Louis. The head of an advocacy group for gay and...
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Gay rights advocate helping Rams, Sam adjust

FILE – In this May 13, 2014 file photo, St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam, right, speaks during a news conference as head coach Jeff Fisher listens at the NFL football team’s practice facility in St. Louis. The head of an advocacy group for gay and...

UPDATE: 2 injured in I-75 accident

Two Lima residents were hospitalized after a Thursday crash on Interstate 75 near the Hancock County rest area. Shaun Berry, 33, of Lima, was driving a 2001 Ford Taurus southbound when he was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer at about 4:45 p.m., according to the Findlay...

Fla health workers test negative for MERS virus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Department of Health says all health care workers who came into contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed MERS case in the U.S. have tested negative for the rare virus. Officials said in a statement Thursday that they...
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Appeals court puts Idaho gay marriages on hold

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, Amber Beierle, left, and Rachael Robertson pose for a photograph at their home in Boise, Idaho. They are one of four same-sex couples who are suing the state in federal court to challenge laws banning same-sex marriage and denying...