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Obama tells Pope Francis he is a ‘great admirer’

Pope Francis and President Barack Obama smile as they exchange gifts, at the Vatican Thursday, March 27, 2014. President Barack Obama called himself a “great admirer” of Pope Francis as he sat down at the Vatican Thursday with the pontiff he considers a kindred spirit...

Ohio Man Shot By Deputies Was Hit In Head

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A county coroner says a 65-year-old man who was shot by sheriff deputies in suburban Cleveland died from a gunshot wound to the head. Authorities have yet to release details of what happened when Cuyahoga (KY-uh-HOH’-guh) County...

Stock futures point to mixed open on Wall Street

Stock futures are little changed ahead of the opening bell, though Citigroup is being punished by shareholders after the Federal Reserve shot down its plan to pay out more dividends. The market’s losses this week have left the Standard & Poor’s 500 index flat for...

US economic growth for 4Q is revised higher

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter, slightly more than previously estimated, as consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three years. The fourth-quarter growth rate was a bit stronger than the 2.4...

UPDATE: Man arrested after early morning chase in Findlay

A Findlay man has been arrested following an early morning chase near the University of Findlay. A Findlay police officer was attempting to stop a 1996 black Dodge Ram truck driven by Robert Ferdinandsen, 54, of Findlay, at the intersection of Frazer and Bolton street...
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Applications for US jobless aid dip to 4-month low

Job seekers line up in the hundreds to attend a marijuana industry job fair hosted by Open Vape, a vaporizer company, in Downtown Denver, Thursday March 13, 2014. Organized to help meet growing staffing needs in the industry, the fair was attended by prospective employers ranging...

Ally files for IPO that could raise more than $3B

NEW YORK (AP) — Ally Financial has filed for an initial public offering that could raise as much as $3.06 billion. The U.S. Department of the Treasury says it plans to sell 95 million shares for between $25 and $28 each, which would raise between $2.38 billion and $2.66...
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Taco Bell’s new ads star ‘Ronald McDonald’

This frame grab from video provided by Taco Bell via Taylor Strategy shows Ronald McDonald of Oak Ridge, N.C., in a Taco Bell commercial. The fast-food chain will begin airing ads Thursday, March 27, 2014, that feature everyday men who happen to have the same name as the...

Millers The First Brothers In Sweet 16 Together

From his formative years in western Pennsylvania to working his big brother’s staff, Archie Miller has spent most his life in Sean’s shadow. Well, look where Archie and the Dayton Flyers are now: In the Sweet 16, just like Sean and the Arizona Wildcats. They have...