Federal Appeals Court Rejects Ohio Libertarians’ Challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court rejected a challenge from Ohio Libertarians in a long-running dispute over the party’s ballot access. The Libertarian Party of Ohio sued Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted), alleging a member of his staff...

Correction: Chicago-Mackinac Race Story

CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 26 about the Chicago-Mackinac sailboat race, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Windquest was first across the line Monday and that Il Mostro finished second. Those were the results from last year’s race. The first boat to cross...

Texas hands Blue Bell potential $850K fine over listeria

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas fined Blue Bell Creameries for a listeria contamination last year linked to the deaths of three people, but the ice cream maker could end up paying only a fraction of the $850,000 penalty under an agreement announced Friday. Blue Bell halted sales...

State Highway Patrol: Trooper Hit By Car In Northeast Ohio

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a trooper was injured when he was hit by a car while he was outside his cruiser conducting a traffic stop in northeast Ohio. The patrol says the trooper was taken to a hospital for treatment after the crash around 11 a.m. Friday...

US Rig Count Up 1 This Week To 463

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 463. A year ago, 874 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices have sharply curtailed oil and gas exploration. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said...

Unapproved genetically modified wheat found in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal authorities say genetically modified wheat that’s not approved for sale or production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state. The discovery could affect U.S. trade with countries that have concerns about...

Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time. The legislation passed by Congress two weeks ago would require most food packages to carry a text label, a symbol or an...
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Poof! 'Ghostbusters' tweet cheering Clinton deleted

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik A tweet from Sony Pictures’ “Ghostbusters” account that many interpreted as an endorsement of Hillary Clinton has disappeared as quickly as a phantom. The studio tweeted “Boo-yah, we smashed your glass ceiling,” on Thursday...
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What's troubling athletes arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'

AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes’ village took several days to fix. Who cares? But no “Pokemon Go”? That’s an outrage! If there were ever a more “First World problem” for...

RG3 Not Looking Back, Excited And Ready To Lead Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Robert Griffin III joked that he already stands apart in Cleveland’s quarterback competition. RG3 cracked about his time in the 40-yard dash: “There’s only one of us that runs 4.3.” Griffin is expected to win the Browns’ starting...