Indians’ Kipnis Activated From DL, Makes 1st Start

CHICAGO (AP) — Second baseman Jason Kipnis was activated from the disabled list by the Cleveland Indians and was set to make his season debut against the Chicago White Sox. Kipnis was to start at second base and bat sixth Friday night. He was limited to two exhibition games...
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United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

AP Photo/Richard Drew DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of an April passenger-dragging incident, will not be automatically adding the title of chairman in 2018 as planned. The company said...

Ohio Officials Forego $22 Million In Charter School Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state officials have turned down $22 million out of $71 million in federal charter school expansion grants, saying they don’t think enough potential schools will meet the high performance ratings needed to qualify. The grant money is for new...

US Rig Count Rises 10 This Week To 857; Texas Up 6

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 10 this week to 857. A year ago, 431 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 688 rigs sought oil and 167 explored for natural gas this week. Two...

Two hurt in Putnam County crash

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday afternoon crash that injured two drivers on Ohio 65. Around 3:33 p.m., Jonathon W. Schindler, 31, of Columbus Grove, was driving south on Ohio 65 and slowed to turn into the Shell gas station at 715 S....
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Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t let the vault door hit you on the way out. Getting forced out of a job is painful, but a couple (dozen) million dollars help salve the wound. The latest big name to get a big payment with a bye-bye from the boss is Bill...

Ivanka Trump's brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

AP Photo/Alex Brandon SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the...
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Ivanka Trump's brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

AP Photo/Alex Brandon SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the...
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Retirement for O'Reilly? He'll have other options

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are you haven’t heard the last of Bill O’Reilly. He’ll have options, and retirement seems unlikely. At least three conservative news outlets are eager to speak with him. O’Reilly, the top cable news...

Former Defense Contractor Sentenced In Mail Fraud Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say a former defense contractor convicted of mail fraud and making false claims while supplying non-conforming parts to the military has been sentenced in Ohio to two years in prison. The U.S. attorney for Ohio’s southern district...