Saving devils, in a single disease-free corner of Tasmania

AP Photo/Rob Griffith TASMAN PENINSULA, Australia (AP) — Drive over one narrow isthmus in Tasmania, and then another, and you’ll reach the last place on Earth where wild Tasmanian devils live apart from a contagious cancer that threatens the fearsome marsupials’...

Frontier League

___ Joliet at Traverse City, 7:05 p.m. Lake Erie at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Gateway 6, River City 3 Evansville 8, Florence 6 Southern Illinois 11, Normal 5 Windy City 2, Schaumburg 1 Windy City at Schaumburg, 7:00 p.m. Joliet at Traverse City, 7:05 p.m. Lake Erie at Washington,...
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With austerity light on taxes, Cyprus sees economy rebound

AP Photo/Petros Karadjias NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Less than two years ago, amid Cyprus’ worst economic crisis in decades, a charity shop run by the Orthodox Church in the heart of medieval Nicosia was awash with jobless people looking for free food. Now, demand has...

Kipnis, Kluber, Indians Top Boston; Bradley Hit Streak At 25

BOSTON (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit a three-run homer, Corey Kluber slowed down the majors’ top-scoring team for seven innings and the Cleveland Indians won their fifth straight game, beating the Boston Red Sox 4-2 Friday night. Boston’s Jackie Bradley Jr. extended his...

AP Analysis: Why junta rules Thailand, with no end in sight

AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014, with the justification that it wanted to end chaotic and violent political confrontations that had wracked the country for years. But more than an...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Philadelphia 1, D.C. United 0 New York at New York City FC, 3 p.m. Houston at Chicago, 5 p.m. Columbus at Toronto FC, 5 p.m. Montreal at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at New England, 7:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Sporting KC,...

Vietnam frees jailed dissident priest ahead of Obama’s visit

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam has granted early release from prison to a Catholic priest who is one of its most prominent dissidents, a move widely seen as a goodwill gesture before U.S. President Barack Obama visits on Sunday. The Catholic Archdiocese of the central city of Hue...

Crash On Ohio Interstate Leaves At Least 1 Dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 71 in Columbus that has left at least one person dead. The accident late Friday shut down the southbound lanes of I-71. Police say major traffic backups are occurring. A semi-truck and several cars...

Church and Religious Events

Findlay First Presbyterian Church The Good News Bible Study class at Findlay First Presbyterian Church, 2330 S. Main St., will feature a presentation at 10:45 a.m. Sunday by the Rev. Cynthia Holder Rich, who will preview the upcoming PC(USA) General Assembly Meeting which takes...

Saturday, Sunday calendar

TODAY 50 North, fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; breakfast, grilled buttermilk pancakes, 8-10 a.m.; Zumba, virtual group fitness with Wellbeats, 8:30 a.m.; cardio mix class, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Young at Heart, 5-9 p.m....