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Death Row Inmate Cites Health-related Risk Factors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a condemned Ohio killer scheduled to die next month say multiple health problems put him at risk for harm during lethal injection. The attorneys say Arthur Tyler has a history of heart problems and diabetes and risk factors including...

Kent State Man Pleads Not Guilty After Shot Fired

KENT, Ohio (AP) — A Kent State University student suspected of prompting a campus lockdown after shooting himself in the hand has pleaded not guilty to carrying a concealed weapon. A judge on Monday set bond at $40,000 and told 24-year-old Quavaugntay Tyler of Cleveland to stay...

Pimp Gets 10 Years Under NJ Human Trafficking Law

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to running a high-priced prostitution ring has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in one of the first cases brought under New Jersey’s new human trafficking law. Percival Williams of Edison was sentenced Monday under a...

100 Of 153 Mumps Cases Linked To Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say 100 of the 153 confirmed cases have been linked to Ohio State University. Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 69 years....

Samsung’s 1Q profit falls 4 percent

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its January-March operating income has declined 4 percent over a year earlier. The Asian tech heavyweight said in its Tuesday earnings preview that its operating income for the first three months of this year reached...
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FINALS WATCH: Jet-setting Jerry Jones

A lightning bolts strike from a passing thunderstorm in the distance far behind AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, site of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Final Four, Thursday, April 3, 2014. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS...

International League

___ Buffalo at Lehigh Valley, 5:05 p.m. Syracuse at Pawtucket, 6:15 p.m. Indianapolis at Toledo, ppd., rain Gwinnett at Norfolk, ppd., rain Louisville at Columbus, 6:35 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Syracuse at Pawtucket, 6:15...

Ohio Bill Says College Athletes Aren’t Employees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel has changed a budget bill to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law. The move comes after a decision last month by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board involving the Northwestern...

Ohio’s 4 Casinos See Revenues Spike In March

CINCINNATI (AP) — Revenue figures show March was a good month for Ohio’s four casinos. The numbers released Monday show each casino had a significant increase from February. The bump mirrors a similar boost in casino revenues last March following winter slumps. This year,...

Eastern League

___ Akron at Altoona, 6:30 p.m. Richmond at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Harrisburg at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. New Hampshire at Reading, 6:35 p.m. Erie at Binghamton, ppd., rain Portland at Trenton, 7:05 p.m. Akron at Altoona, 6:30 p.m. Erie at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Richmond at Bowie, 6:35...