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Cavs Extend Qualifying Offer To Guard Matthew Dellavedova

CLEVELAND (AP) — The NBA champion Cavaliers have made a qualifying offer to popular backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova, making him a restricted free agent. Dellavedova is expected to draw interest from other teams once free agency begins, and depending on how much he’s...

Dickey Still Winless At Home After Jays’ 4-1 Loss To Indians

TORONTO (AP) — There hasn’t been any comfort at home for R.A. Dickey this season. Dickey allowed three runs and eight hits in seven innings in the Toronto Blue Jays’ 4-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14,...

Tesla Driver Killed In Crash While Using Car’s ‘Autopilot’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first U.S. fatality using self-driving technology took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car operating the vehicle’s “Autopilot” automated driving system died after a collision with a truck in Florida, federal officials said...

CDC: System Inadequate To Stop Amoeba At Whitewater Center

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chlorination and filtration systems were inadequate at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where a rafter became infected with a deadly amoeba, a federal health official said Thursday. Dr. Jennifer Cope of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

CDC: Whitewater Center Systems Inadequate To Filter Water

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal health official says chlorination and filtration systems at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where a rafter was infected by a deadly amoeba, were inadequate to properly clean the facility’s waters. The Charlotte Observer reports ( ) that...

Browns Release Quarterback Connor Shaw

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have waived quarterback Connor Shaw, who started Cleveland’s 2014 season finale. Signed as an undrafted free agent after a stellar career at South Carolina, Shaw missed last season with a right thumb injury sustained in the team’s...

Review: How the magic of movies unlocked a boy's mind

The most heartbreaking moment in “Life, Animated,” an absorbing and ultimately exhilarating documentary about the journey of an autistic boy into manhood, is hearing his parents describe their feelings as they watched their healthy, happy 3-year-old deteriorate before...

Psychiatrist To Examine Treasure Hunter Jailed In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge will let a psychiatrist examine a former deep-sea treasure hunter jailed in Ohio for refusing to answer more questions about the location of 500 missing gold coins. Tommy Thompson has been held in contempt of court since mid-December, when a federal...

Officials Encourage Visits To Downtown Cleveland During RNC

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service agent in charge of security for the Republican National Convention says officials are encouraging people to visit downtown Cleveland during the convention in mid-July. Secret Service Special Agent Ronald Rowe said at a news conference...

Cincinnati Releases Final Report On Firefighter’s Death

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati Fire Department report on a veteran firefighter’s death recommends about $2.3 million in improvements in areas including communication and training of firefighters. Officials on Thursday released their final report on the four-alarm March 26...