L-B school board names interim superintendent

Liberty-Benton school board approved an earlier retirement date for Superintendent Jim Kanable and named Larry Cook as the district’s interim superintendent at its meeting Monday. The board also heard an update from a consulting firm hired to help find Kanable’s permanent...

Five Green Bay Players In Double Figures In Win Over UMKC

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Charles Cooper and Warren Jones scored 17 points apiece and Green Bay beat UMKC 95-77 on Monday at the Bill Frack Challenge. Khalil Small added 16 points, Turner Botz 15 and Trevor Anderson 12 for the Phoenix (3-2), who were 32 of 60 from the floor for...

No. 3 Michigan Must Win The Game To Make It Relevant Again

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Game has lost its luster in recent years. Ohio State has dominated Michigan, winning four straight and 11 of 12 to diminish intrigue in one of the greatest rivalries in sports. The (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten) have a chance to change the conversation Saturday...

Lawmaker Refutes Blog’s Claims Of Charter School Conflict

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An influential state senator in Ohio on Monday pushed back against allegations by a political blog that she has a conflict of interest regarding charter schools. Republican Sen. Peggy Lehner, of Kettering, refuted claims detailed in a series of articles in...

Bono recruits Julia Roberts, Channing Tatum for AIDS fight

NEW YORK (AP) — If you donate at least $10 to Bono’s charity (RED), the singer is giving you a chance to drink tea with him and Julia Roberts, enjoy a private concert from U2 or party in Las Vegas with “Magic Mike” star Channing Tatum. Those are three of...

Bengals Lose Bernard; A.J. Green Could Be Back In Weeks

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals running back Giovani Bernard has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but star receiver A.J. Green might be able to return from a hamstring injury this season. Coach Marvin Lewis said on Monday that Bernard will have surgery soon on his torn ACL, suffered...

Findlay man hurt in Trenton Avenue accident

A Findlay man was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 1:59 p.m. Monday in a West Trenton Avenue intersection, city police said. Nicholas Schrecengost, 21, was treated for minor injuries at Blanchard Valley Hospital. The Findlay Police Department reported that Schrecengost was...
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For Trump and GOP, 'Obamacare' repeal is complex and risky

AP Photo/Evan Vucci WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s the idea: Swiftly pass a repeal of President Barack Obama’s health care law, perhaps soon enough for Donald Trump to sign it the day he takes the presidential oath. Then approve legislation restructuring the...

The Latest: Japan residents flee after tsunami warning

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Long lines of cars, with their headlights on, are formed as coastal residents follow government orders to flee to higher ground after a strong earthquake with a...

Dennis Rodman charged with hit-and-run for freeway crash

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been charged with hit-and-run for a wrong-way-related crash on a Southern California freeway. Orange County prosecutors filed misdemeanor charges against Rodman on Monday for a July 20 accident on Interstate 5 in...