Ohio Schools Chief Accused Of Destroying Evidence

CLEVELAND (AP) — A newly released court document accuses an Ohio school superintendent of destroying emails and computer data and lying to investigators about his knowledge of rape allegations involving members of the high school’s football team. Prosecutors in November...

Ohio Addictions Plan Leaves $20 Million Shortfall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A change in the way the state is funneling federal money to local agencies to help addicted Ohioans is creating a $20 million shortfall over the next year. The plan by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to distribute millions in federal...

Correction: Law Director-License Suspension Story

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story May 22 about the suspension of a city official’s law license, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Ohio Supreme Court, erroneously reported the official’s title. Scott Hillis is the current law director of Zanesville,...

Convergys Cutting 150 Jobs In Northwest Iowa

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — Convergys says it will be cutting 150 jobs at its call center in northwest Iowa’s Sergeant Bluff. Spokeswoman Brooke Beiting says one of its clients wanted the work moved to another Convergys location, but she would not identify the client or the...

Ohio Senator Will Observe Ukraine Elections

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s Republican senator will be in Ukraine this weekend to observe presidential voting in the crisis-torn European nation. Rob Portman says his visit is part of an effort to strengthen U.S.-Ukraine cooperation through the Commission on Security and...
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At French, Nadal could face 3 who beat him on clay

Defending champion Spain’s Rafael Nadal holds a token during the Women’s singles draw for the French Open Tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 23, 2014. The French Open tennis tournament starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) Defending...
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Still no roof at French, where Week 1 could be wet

An employee cleans stair by a poster showing the futur Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 23, 2014. The plan includes an new court, right, and a retractable roof to enable play to continue regardless of the weather and also the light for the Philippe Chatrier court,...
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Detroit motorists under siege in ‘Carjack City’

In a photo from April 9, 2014, Greg Champion wears a gun while pumping gas in Detroit. To avoid becoming a carjacking victim, Champion wears a handgun on his hip whenever he’s pumping gas. Through May 19, Detroit has recorded 191 carjackings in 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos...

US claims win in car trade dispute with China

GENEVA (AP) — The United States claimed victory in a trade dispute Friday after a key panel ruled that China’s anti-dumping duties on imports of American-made cars and sport-utility vehicles violate international trade rules. The World Trade Organization dispute...
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Stocks move higher ahead of Memorial Day holiday

Trader Neil Catania, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 23, 2014. Stocks inched higher early Friday in quiet trading ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Neil Catania, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock...