Activist Investor Nelson Peltz Claims Win In P&G Recount

NEW YORK (AP) — Activist investor Nelson Peltz said Wednesday that an independent vote count shows he actually won election to Procter & Gamble’s board of directors in contrast to what the company announced last month. Procter & Gamble’s stock rose 3 percent...

Roback Sets Career Record In Eastern Michigan’s 27-24 Win

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Brogan Roback threw a pair of third-quarter touchdown passes to Sergio Bailey, rallying Eastern Michigan to a 27-24 victory over Miami (Ohio) on a Wednesday night in which the Eagles quarterback became the school’s all-time total offense leader. Roback...

The Latest: Pence Says Trump, GOP Governors Have ‘momentum’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Republican Governors Association meeting in Texas (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has told Republican governors at a gathering in Texas that “momentum is on our side” despite last week’s electoral...

New joint fire district formed

RAWSON — Trustees from Union and Van Buren townships and village council members from Jenera, Mount Cory and Rawson voted Wednesday night to establish a new Southwestern Hancock Joint Fire District. The joint district will encompass the Union Township-Rawson, Union Township-Mount...

2 Men Fatally Shot At Bar Outside Of Columbus

WORTHINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two men have been fatally shot at a bar outside of Columbus. A Worthington city spokeswoman on Wednesday identified the victims as 36-year-old Rayland Sullivan and 28-year-old Brian Farris. They were shot at Monkey’s Bar and Grill...

Hurricanes Leave Hoop Fans Seeking Paradise In Lynchburg

South Carolina coach Frank Martin had envisioned basking in the sun by the pool while studying film during the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. And Wake Forest coach Danny Manning was eager to take his team to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the Paradise Jam. Hurricanes Maria and Irma changed...

‘Obamacare’ mandate repeal would remake market for consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won’t get sick and boosting premiums for others. The drive by Senate Republicans to undo the coverage requirement...

Blackout hits Puerto Rico as power company reached goal

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A major blackout hit Puerto Rico’s most populated region Wednesday just as the government announced it had met its goal of 50 percent power generation nearly two months after Hurricane Maria struck as a Category 4 storm. The Electric Power...

4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in northern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Four suicide bombers detonated in Nigeria’s Borno state capital and killed 14 people while wounding another 29, police said Wednesday, in one of the largest such attacks in the city in years The deafening blasts could be heard in the evening in...

Rock singer Etheridge pleads guilty to possessing marijuana

BOWBELLS, N.D. (AP) — Grammy-winning rock singer Melissa Etheridge has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possessing marijuana in North Dakota. KMOT-TV reports an attorney for the California musician entered the plea on her behalf Tuesday. Under a proposed order, Etheridge...