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UPDATE: Findlay, Arlington men injured in rural crash

Findlay and Arlington men were injured Monday night when their cars collided at a rural intersection south of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. John Patterson III, 36, of Findlay, and James Fletcher, 29, of Arlington, were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital...

Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

BOSTON (AP) — Put Kevin Love’s name atop the list of the Cavaliers that walked out of Cleveland’s 25-point Eastern Conference finals Game 1 loss to Boston a little staggered, but with an unbowed head. The reason: He’s got a teammate by the name of LeBron...

GateHouse Ohio Publisher Adds Akron Paper To His Portfolio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The new publisher of the Akron Beacon Journal and its digital site, Ohio.com, will be the man who holds that title for eight other newspapers in GateHouse Media’s Ohio group. The Beacon Journal its employees were introduced Monday to publisher Bill...

Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for states coast to coast to legalize betting on sports, breaking a longtime ban and creating a potential financial boon for states and the gambling industry. The first bets could be placed within weeks. Despite...

Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

BAGHDAD (AP) — A populist coalition organized by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr emerged as the front-runner Monday with more than half the vote counted in Iraq’s national elections. Partial returns from Saturday’s balloting — the first since...

Some Findlay water bills mistakenly issued early

Findlay’s Utility Billing Department mistakenly issued water bills to about 1,995 accounts this month. For city residents whose water bill is due today, the city will debit the account on May 21, with no penalty. If the utility bill is due in June, the debit will be made closer...

Authorities: Driver Shoots Deputy, Dies Amid Police Gunfire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff’s office says a deputy who tried to make a traffic stop was shot in the lower abdomen by a driver who was then killed amid gunfire from other officers responding to the scene. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Columbus says...

Dive Play: Browns Coach Jumping Into Lake Erie For Charity

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns coach Hue Jackson is keeping his promise to jump into Lake Erie. Jackson announced Monday that he will take a dip into the chilly waters on June 1 for charity. Last season, Jackson vowed that if the Browns didn’t improve on their 1-15 record from...

Legal sports betting coming soon to several US states

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to place legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games. Five states have the edge in the race to legalize sports betting...

Student takes Danny DeVito cardboard cutout to prom

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student took an unorthodox approach to prom and brought a cardboard cutout of actor Danny DeVito to the dance. WHTM-TV reports Allison Closs and her famous two-dimensional date joined other Carlisle High School seniors Friday...