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Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

In this courtroom sketch, Khairullozhon Matanov, second from left, with attorney Paul Glickman, left, appears in federal court before Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler, right, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Boston. Matanov, a friend of the brothers suspected of carrying out the 2013...

A look at the roadblocks facing driverless cars

Google Inc. is pushing hard to bring cars driven by computers — not people — to market. To do so, the Silicon Valley giant persuaded states including California to pass laws explicitly legalizing the still-emerging technology. After all, a basic premise of driving...
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East Ukraine quiet raises leadership questions

A Ukrainian soldier take a rest at a checkpoint outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, Friday, May 30, 2014.The Ukrainian Acting Defence Minister said on Friday that troops had ousted separatists from southern and western parts of the Donetsk region and north of the Luhansk region. (AP...

UPDATED: West Sandusky Street, Western Avenue intersection reopens

After two weeks of work on railroad crossing repairs, the intersection of West Sandusky Street and Western Avenue in Findlay has reopened this evening. The intersection had been closed since May 19 so that crews could replace two crossings operated by Norfolk Southern. Additional...

Administration Proposes Updated Great Lakes Plan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing an updated blueprint for Great Lakes environmental restoration that puts greater emphasis on climate change and using science to select projects and measure their effectiveness. Congress has appropriated roughly...

UPDATE: Toledo Blade will close printing plant, lay off more than 100

The Toledo Blade that the newspaper plans to shut down its downtown printing plant and its mailing facility, and will layoff about 131 people. In a recent letter to employees, Blade officials said the newspaper “has been losing money for many years, with losses exceeding...

US Rig Count Up 9 To 1,866

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by nine this week to 1,866. The Houston firm said in its weekly report Friday that 1,536 rigs were exploring for oil and 326 for gas. Four...

Browns To Have Fans Register For Training Camp

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Expecting huge crowds to see rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel, the Cleveland Browns plan to have fans register online to attend training camp. The Browns can only accommodate roughly 5,000 fans at their facility, and Browns President Alec Scheiner tells The...

Food Spoiled In Truck Stopped In Pennsylvania

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — An Ohio wholesaler won’t be cited after agreeing to destroy a ton of spoiled food found in a delivery truck bound for six Asian restaurants in western Pennsylvania. Police in Mahoning Township, Pennsylvania determined the truck’s refrigeration...

Marathon reports tornado damage at Louisiana refinery

Marathon Petroleum Corp. said Friday that a tornado at its Garyville, Louisiana, refinery on Wednesday damaged a cooling water system and caused the No. 1 crude unit and other units to be taken off-line. Based on an initial assessment of the damage and repairs, the unit is...