'Mamma Mia!' film sequel gets July 2018 release date

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mamma Mia, here we go again! A sequel to the ABBA-packed film musical “Mamma Mia!” will hit theaters on July 20, 2018. Universal Pictures said Friday that “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!” will see the return of the film’s...

Hancock auditor issues stream assessment refunds

The Hancock County Auditor’s Office released refunds Friday for the Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Assessment. The Hancock County commissioners elected to pay the assessment for the 2016 tax year for the stream enhancement project, but due to a misunderstanding, it was also...

NCAA Lacrosse Tourney Down To Eight; Top 2 Seeds Still In

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Marr again is one step from accomplishing an elusive goal as head lacrosse coach at the University at Albany — taking the Great Danes to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament. Will the fourth time be the charm? “We have another opportunity. This...

Authorities identify man who died in '92 Los Angeles riots

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — After more than 25 years, authorities on Friday identified the last of the 53 people killed during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles. The man was recently identified through fingerprints as 18-year-old Armando Ortiz Hernandez, said Los...

Long-shot Actress wins Black-Eyed Susan to break maiden

AP Photo/Mike Stewart BALTIMORE (AP) — Sloshing in the mud with visions of an upset, Nike Juarez guided long-shot Actress through a memorable maiden-breaking voyage Friday in the Black-Eyed Susan. After a sudden and intense rainstorm turned the track at Pimlico Race Course...

NASCAR hopes softer tires return the magic to All-Star race

AP Photo/Chuck Burton CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — It’s the 25th anniversary of “One Hot Night,” the All-Star race that made the nighttime spectacular must-see TV. NASCAR is hoping Saturday’s night running can replicate some of the magic from that 1992...

Column: NHL playoffs greatest show in sports at the moment

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey If you’re not a hockey fan – and we know there are a LOT of you out there – it might be a good time to reconsider. The NHL playoffs are the greatest show in sports at the moment. You certainly won’t miss anything by flipping away...

Coroner: Body Identified As Missing Ohio Teenager

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the body found last week in a northeast Ohio field is a missing 13-year-old girl last seen with a convicted rapist. The Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) County Coroner’s office Thursday said Kara Zdanczewski’s body...

Ohio House Sidelines Bailout Of 2 FirstEnergy Nuclear Plants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents are praising a decision to suspend deliberations on a proposed bailout of Ohio’s two nuclear plants, even as Akron-based FirstEnergy continues to push for the deal. House Public Utilities Chairman Bill Seitz (syts) discontinued testimony on...

Rising GOP figure Tom Cotton in Iowa as Trump faces turmoil

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton is meeting with Republican activists in the early presidential testing ground of Iowa, walking a delicate path by raising his national political profile at a time of turmoil for Donald Trump’s White House. The...