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BRAZIL BEAT: Even 4-legged friends wear support

Brazil fans celebrate after their team scored a goal during a penalty shootout after regulation time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Brazil and Chile at the FIFA Fan Fest in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) Brazil fans...

Syria activists: 7,000 killed in rebel infighting

BEIRUT (AP) — Up to 7,000 people, mostly rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar Assad, have been killed in infighting among rival Islamic groups in Syria across opposition-held territory in the north, an activist group said in a report Sunday. The Britain-based...

Ohio Team’s Hot Dog A Tribute To Johnny Football

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A minor league baseball team in Ohio now has a hot dog on its menu in honor of Johnny Football. The Akron RubberDucks say the “Johnny Footlong” is a tribute to new Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. The hot dog is topped with Texas chili,...

Ohio Team’s Hot Dog A Tribute To Johnny Football

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A minor league baseball team in Ohio now has a hot dog on its menu in honor of Johnny Football. The Akron RubberDucks say the “Johnny Footlong” is a tribute to new Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. The hot dog is topped with Texas chili,...

Ohio Sheriff: Amish Target In Attacks, Burglaries

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in northeastern Ohio is looking into a spree of attacks and burglaries against the Amish. The Geauga (jee-AW’-guh) County sheriff says the string of crimes happened nearly a week ago near Middlefield east of Cleveland. Sheriff Dan...

Ohio Sheriff: Amish Target In Attacks, Burglaries

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in northeastern Ohio is looking into a spree of attacks and burglaries against the Amish. The Geauga (jee-AW’-guh) County sheriff says the string of crimes happened nearly a week ago near Middlefield east of Cleveland. Sheriff Dan...

Ohio Sheriff: Amish Target In Attacks, Burglaries

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in northeastern Ohio is looking into a spree of attacks and burglaries against the Amish. The Geauga (jee-AW’-guh) County sheriff says the string of crimes happened nearly a week ago near Middlefield east of Cleveland. Sheriff Dan...

Toledo Weighing Downtown Market Renovations

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo officials are weighing whether to spruce up a downtown market to attract new businesses. The city council in Toledo will decide on spending about $150,000 to fix the Erie Street Market’s roof and its heating and cooling system. Toledo Mayor D....

Ohio Quilting Advocate Earns National Honor

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio woman who has promoted preservation of traditional quilt making has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts. Carolyn Mazloomi of the northern Cincinnati suburb of West Chester is considered a leading authority on...

Giants’ Romo Says He’s Getting Better

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sergio Romo says he’s becoming the same closer who helped San Francisco win a World Series title. Cincinnati’s Brandon Phillips just ruined the party. “I did not hang that slider but it was too good of a pitch,” Romo said after the...