Ohio casino September revenues down from August

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s casino revenue took a dive at all four sites across the state in September. The latest monthly totals released Tuesday show all four had a decline from August. Combined, the casinos also posted lower overall revenue numbers compared with September a...

Trial delayed for Steubenville superintendent

STEUBENVILLE (AP) — The trial of suspended Steubenville schools superintendent Michael McVey has been delayed until Jan. 12. McVey’s trial in eastern Ohio’s Jefferson County had been scheduled to begin Oct. 14. A spokesman for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said...

Lakewood settles housing discrimination suit

LAKEWOOD (AP) — The Cleveland suburb of Lakewood has settled a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by an apartment building ownership group that alleged young black tenants were targeted for harassment and illegal searches by police and city officials. City council on Monday...

Cleveland serial killer of 11 seeks new trial

COLUMBUS (AP) — A Cleveland man who killed 11 women and hid the remains in and around his home deserves a new trial because a judge wrongly closed a portion of jury selection and a hearing where attorneys argued about his police interrogation, the serial killer’s lawyers...
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Play about Columbine shooting to open in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A play about the Columbine High School massacre written from the perspective of the two teen shooters will make its world premiere in New York next month, penned by a playwright who was 9 at the time of the killings and calls it “a watershed...
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Ebola in Spain raises questions about protection

MADRID (AP) — Three more people were under quarantine Tuesday for possible Ebola at a Madrid hospital after a Spanish nursing assistant became infected there, authorities said. More than 50 others were being monitored as experts pressed to figure out why Spain’s...
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Conduct policy, Bills vote on NFL owners’ agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will meet Wednesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy, vote on the sale of the Buffalo Bills and look at further international play. These are critical meetings for the owners, with Commissioner Roger Goodell under fire for his...

Lew calls for more efforts to boost global growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the U.S. economy is strengthening, but he is concerned that other nations are not doing their part to boost global growth. Lew says the United States took decisive steps after the 2008 financial crisis to get its economy...
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Lawrence: Photo hacking was ‘sex crime’

NEW YORK (AP) — The people who chose to look at nude celebrity photos that hackers posted committed “a sexual offense,” actress Jennifer Lawrence says in an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair in its November issues. The Oscar winner, who was among dozens of...
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U.S. predicts lower heating bills this winter

NEW YORK (AP) — Milder temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect a return of the deep freeze that chilled much of the nation last year. Most residents will save money because they won’t crank up the heat as much. Users of heating oil and propane...