Concert postponements for Barry Manilow after surgery

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Manilow has been forced to postpone two concerts following a rough week of oral surgery. Manilow had surgery twice earlier this week, and still managed to make a concert in Memphis, Tennessee, on Wednesday. But after that, he was...

Austrian team doctor dies day after collapsing at ski venue

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says its team doctor Michael Sachs has died in a hospital in Sion, one day after he collapsed before a women’s World Cup downhill training in Crans Montana. According to a statement by the federation, Sachs had...

APNewsBreak: Feds open broad bias probe into Iowa athletics

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is facing a wide-ranging federal civil rights investigation into allegations that its athletics department does not provide equal opportunities for female athletes, correspondence obtained by The Associated Press shows. The...

Kroger To Offer Anti-overdose Drug Without Prescription

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger Co. is going to make the heroin overdose-reversal drug naloxone available without a prescription in its pharmacies across Ohio and northern Kentucky. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, joined...

After 17 years, Easter sand sculpture comes to an end

Roger Powell will no longer mold sand into sculptures at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Powell announced on his website that he is finished putting together the On Common Ground Easter sculpture that he’s done for 17 years. “The purpose that we have pursued for so...

Art Van Findlay accepting bottled water donations for Flint residents

Art Van Findlay says it will be accepting donations of bottled water from the public to help residents of Flint, Michigan, affected by the city’s recent water crisis. “There has been tremendous support for the families affected by the tragic situation in Flint, but...

Germans Schneiderheinze, Drazek hold lead at bobsled worlds

IGLS, Austria (AP) — German bobsledder Anja Schneiderheinze and pushing partner Annika Drazek built a commanding lead in the first two heats of the women’s competition at the world championships on Friday. Schneiderheinze and Drazek timed 52.94 in the opening heat,...

Schwartzel on the charge at Tswhane Open

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Charl Schwartzel made a charge up the leaderboard at the European Tour’s Tshwane Open on Friday, going 6 under in his second round to sit two shots off the lead. Schwartzel had four birdies and an eagle in his 64 to move to 5 under...

Over and out: Some MLB teams open with little playoff shot

AP Photo/Rick Scuteri Spring training is a time for optimism, when players bask under the warm sun of Florida and Arizona while fans dream about their team reaching the bright lights of October. For Atlanta, Cincinnati, Milwaukee and Philadelphia, there’s little hope of...

Colorado’s newest pot shop tied to strip club and mayor

AP Photo/Brennan Linsley GLENDALE, Colo. (AP) — Colorado’s newest pot shop has some wondering whether strippers and weed are too closely aligned on a busy highway just east of downtown Denver. The Smokin Gun Apothecary opened on a site formerly occupied by the Denver...
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