Stock futures point to lower US open

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures pointed to a second straight day of declines on Wall Street Tuesday following record highs last week. KEEPING SCORE: All three major U.S. indexes drifted down less than one percent. Dow Jones industrial average futures eased 26 points to...

NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Practice limits were among several recommendations released Monday by the NCAA, which...
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A look at legal pot as Washington stores prepare

Cannabis City owner James Lathrop briefly leans against the exterior of his new recreational marijuana store Monday, July 7, 2014, in Seattle. The shop will be the first and, initially, only store in Seattle to legally sell recreational pot when sales begin Tuesday. (AP...

Who’s Next? Pot changes won’t stop with Washington

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here’s a look at five...
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NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody

In this Monday, July 7, 2014 surveillance camera image provided by the New York Police Department, a woman, top right, pushes her baby girl in a stroller at the Columbus Circle subway station in New York. The 20-year-old woman, who is suspected of abandoning the baby at the...

Ohio City Mulls Changes After Holiday Violence

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a suburban Columbus city say are brainstorming ways to make their Fourth of July fireworks show safer after the celebration this year was marred by fights and a stampede. Police said 16 people were detained and 10 were arrested, mostly on...

RNC Panel To Recommend Site For 2016 Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican National Committee panel is about to choose between Dallas and Cleveland to host the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential convention. The Republicans’ site selection committee was slated to meet Tuesday to review the two remaining...

Cargo Carrier Opens Hub At Central Ohio Airport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Amerijet International is opening an air cargo hub at a central Ohio airport. Angie Tabor of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority says the cargo carrier’s inaugural flight out of Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus is being honored...

Kasich Plans Small-business Swing To 3 Ohio Cities

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s governor will focus on small businesses in a swing through three western Ohio cities. Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has Tuesday stops in Hamilton, the Dayton area and Tipp City. The Republican is seeking re-election this November. He will...

Masterson Rocked Again In 5-3 Loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Masterson’s performance is a growing concern for the Cleveland Indians, and the next step for their opening-day starter is unclear. Masterson lasted just two-plus innings in a 5-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night. With his fastball rarely...