California teacher tenure law unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tenure and other job protections for California’s public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu cited the historic case of...
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Orioles 3B Machado suspended for 5 games

In this Sunday, June 8, 2014 photo, home plate umpire Adrian Johnson, left, separates Baltimore Orioles’ Manny Machado, left, and Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt after Machado threw his bat into the infield in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore....

Former pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics say Cy Young-winning pitcher Bob Welch has died. The team says in a statement the two-time All-Star died in Seal Beach, California, on Monday night. He was 57. The team says a cause of death was unavailable. Welch also...
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Van Dyken-Rouen sitting up in hospital bed

FILE – In this July 26, 1996 file photo, Amy Van Dyken of the United States celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women’s 50 meter freestyle at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta. Six-time Olympic gold medalist Van Dyken has a severed spine after an...
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VIDEO: Findlay High’s old oak trees come down

The three oak trees near Findlay High School’s old front entrance came down Tuesday ahead of construction on a new front entrance for the school.
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Morgan crash underscores danger of tired truckers

In this image from video the limousine bus carrying Tracy Morgan and six other people lies on it’s side early Saturday morning June 7, 2014 on the New Jersey Turnpike. Morgan remained hospitalized as state and federal officials continued their investigation of the...
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Knicks hire Derek Fisher as head coach

Derek Fisher, left, laughs, while New York Knicks president Phil Jackson speaks during a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y., Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The Knicks hired Fisher as their new coach on Tuesday, with Jackson turning to one of his trustiest former players. (AP Photo/Seth...
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Blatter urged not to run for FIFA presidency

FIFA President Sepp Blatter looks on during a press conference where he talked about the organization and infrastructure of the upcoming World Cup, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 5, 2014. The World Cup soccer tournament starts on 12 June. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) FIFA...
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Donald Sterling says no deal; suit is on

FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2010 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers team owner Donald Sterling watches his team play in Los Angeles. Sterling agreed Wednesday June 4, 2014 to sign off on selling the team he has owned for 33 years to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2...

Rain locations announced for this week’s Lydia Listens events

Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik’s office has announced two indoor locations for this week’s Lydia Listens events in case of rain. The rain location for Lydia Listens in the 5th ward, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at West Park, will be the Findlay Airport, 1615 Gray...