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Westwood, McIlroy ride momentum at PGA

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, misses a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Locher) Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, misses a birdie...
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NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

NCAA President Mark Emmert gestures while speaking at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation’s five biggest conferences the ability to...
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Durant withdraws from US national team

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant (52) goes up for a dunk against New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis (42) during the U.S. national team’s instrasquad exhibition basketball game Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Oklahoma City...
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Man guilty of murder in Michigan porch shooting

Theodore Wafer testifies in his own defense during the seventh day of testimony for the Nov. 2, 2013, killing of Renisha McBride, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Detroit. He said he feared for his life when he fired at McBride on his porch in Dearborn Heights, Mich. Wafer is charged...

FDA agent: Ga. plant waited to disclose salmonella

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A federal investigator says officials at a Georgia peanut plant took five days to disclose any of their products had tested positive for salmonella as authorities rushed to find the source of a deadly national outbreak. Former Peanut Corp. of America owner...

UPDATE: Two arrested following police chase

Two Columbus women were arrested Thursday night following a high-speed chase that began on Findlay’s Tiffin Avenue and ended nearly 30 minutes later in Upper Sandusky. Findlay police reported the pursuit began at 7:11 p.m. in the 1200 block of Tiffin Avenue when an officer...

NBA suspends new Mavs G Felton for 4 games

DALLAS (AP) — The NBA has suspended new Dallas Mavericks guard Raymond Felton for the first four games of the upcoming season after his guilty plea in a New York gun case. Felton’s suspension without pay was announced Thursday, two weeks after he took a plea deal...

Stern leads 10 in basketball Hall of Fame class

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest group of inductees. Former NBA Commissioner David Stern led the class of 10 that received its membership blazers on Thursday. The induction gala is Friday night down the street...
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AP sources: Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers prepares to take a free throw against the Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA summer league basketball Friday, July 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers prepares to take a free throw against the...

Mount Blanchard gets state grant for upgrades

The Hancock Regional Planning Commission has been awarded a $300,000 grant for upgrades to the village of Mount Blanchard. The Neighborhood Revitalization Grant is awarded by the Ohio Office of Community Development. Money from the grant will be combined with $110,000 from other...