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Predators-Penguins Sums

First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Schultz 4 (Hornqvist, Crosby), 1:31 (pp). 2, Pittsburgh, Rust 7 (Kunitz, Daley), 6:43. 3, Pittsburgh, Malkin 10 (Hainsey, Kessel), 19:49. Penalties_Ellis, NSH, (holding), 0:50; Pittsburgh bench, served by S.Wilson (too many men on the ice), 10:06;...

Lake Erie Water Level Up To 574 Feet, Close To Record High

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lake Erie water levels have risen to a near record high, causing flood concern for nearby homeowners. Lake Erie’s last reading put the body of water at 574 feet (175 meters), just 7.3 inches (19 centimeters) shy of an all-time high in 1986. Environmental...

NBA Finals Game 3 Ratings Up 22 Percent From Last Year

CLEVELAND (AP) — Game 3 of the NBA Finals drew 20.5 million viewers on ABC, an increase of 22 percent from last season. Golden State’s 118-113 victory over Cleveland was the closest game of the series and the most-watched Game 3 ever on ABC, according to Nielsen numbers...

LeBron Not Faulting Warriors For Building Powerhouse Team

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James knew what might happen when Kevin Durant merged with the Warriors, a 73-win team out for revenge. James understood the potential of this Golden State goliath with more firepower than perhaps anything the NBA has seen before. And although he’s...

Voter Rights Groups Question Differing Ballot Access In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voting rights groups are taking issue with a proposal in Ohio to set a higher bar for citizens than for state lawmakers when it comes to getting a constitutional amendment on the ballot. Changes proposed by the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission...

Prosecutor: Police Shooting In Traffic Stop “clearly” Murder

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors Thursday that the 2015 police shooting of a black unarmed motorist in Cincinnati was “clearly a murder,” while the defense attorney called the shooting justified because the white officer shot “to stop the...

Correction: Trump-Fact Check Story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fact-check story June 7, The Associated Press reported erroneously that President Trump misread the potential cost to a family with insurance under the Affordable Care Act who wanted care from their existing doctor. The AP confused two numbers put out by...

Votto Leads Reds To 5-2 Win, 4-game Sweep Of Cardinals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto had a two-run homer among his four hits, Adam Duvall had three hits off Mike Leake — his counterpart in one of Cincinnati’s rebuilding trades — and the Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. The Reds...

LeBron Not Faulting Warriors For Building Super Team

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James doesn’t have any problem with Golden State building a super team. With his Cleveland Cavaliers trailing the Warriors 3-0 in the NBA Finals, James was asked if it’s good for the league, or even fair, to have such a dominant team. The...

Parents Plead To Charges In Boy’s Fatal Shooting Of Sister

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old girl fatally shot by her 6-year-old brother have pleaded to Ohio misdemeanor charges in the child’s death. Twenty-seven-year-old Turhan Johnson, of Toledo, pleaded guilty Wednesday to negligent homicide for failing to secure...