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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...

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...
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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...

Indians Place Reliever Jeff Manship On 15-day Disabled List

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians placed reliever Jeff Manship on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of tendinitis in his right wrist. Manship is 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA in 37 appearances. He has struggled in seven games since the All-Star break, allowing seven runs — four...
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Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewership

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump pulled off the upset – at least in television popularity. The Nielsen company estimated that 29.8 million people watched Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night...

Grass Fires Shut Down Parts Of US 23 In 2 Michigan Counties

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Stretches of a southeastern Michigan freeway have been closed as firefighters worked to put out grass fires. The Ann Arbor News reports that fires were reported Friday afternoon along U.S. 23 in Washtenaw and Monroe counties. Traffic was blocked south of...