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1 hurt in Lordstown pedestrian accident

The accident happened in front of a home on Lyntz Road.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:22 pm

Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 8

Fire department spokesman Gabriel Plus said the bodies were found Monday in Rosny-sous-Boisa, a northeastern suburb.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:08 pm

Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week’s airstrikes and humanitarian…

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:54 pm

Lightning kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek

Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:51 pm

Community keeps pool afloat

The school district turned to the community to help keep the pool from closing.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:05 am

‘Forever Love’: Reba McEntire fans get hitched

By EMMALEE C. TORISK etorisk@vindy.com CANFIELD Donna and Shawn Mansfield didn’t want to do

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:05 am

Concert series wraps up

For 22 years, Jazz in the Park has offered a smooth, laid back way to enjoy a Sunday afternoon.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:05 am

Poland officials try to secure funding to fix flooding issue

Poland officials try to secure funding to fix flooding issue

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:05 am

 

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Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

President Barack Obama leaves the the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, for a labor day trip to Milwaukee, WI. Obama's speech scheduled today will promote the economy in a state that was the epicenter of a fight over the collective bargaining rights of public employees. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:20 pm

Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 8

French firemen carry a victim in the rubble of a building after an explosion collapsed it, in Rosny-sous-Bois, outside Paris, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. French authorities say a four-story building in a northeastern Paris suburb has collapsed after an explosion, killing a child. More people are thought to underneath the rubble. Speaking on i-Tele, fire department spokesman Gabriel Plus said around 10 people were evacuated from the building in Rosny-sous-bois that occurred early Sunday morning. Plus said that around another 10 people could still be underneath the rubble, and emergency teams were working hard to rescue people who might be trapped. "We could still find living victims in the hours to come," he said. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has arrived at the scene, but couldn't confirm a theory that the explosion was caused by a gas leak. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building in a Paris suburb has risen to eight after emergency crews pulled the bodies of a man and a woman from the rubble.


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:57 pm

Powerful interests want to take down Crist

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist greets supporters outside the North Miami Public Library in Miami in this file photoBy David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. Now, as the Republican-turned Democrat bids to return to the governor's mansion, it may be payback time. Florida's three largest utilities have poured money into the re-election campaign of Republican incumbent Governor Rick Scott in an expensive and closely watched political battle for the nation's largest swing state. ...


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:28 pm

Kiev: Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk

Pro-Russian fighters stand by a T-64 tank in Starobesheve, southeast of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, on August 31, 2014Ukraine's defence minister warned on Monday that a "great war" had broken out with Russia over his country's future that could claim tens of thousands of lives. "A great war has arrived at our doorstep -- the likes of which Europe has not seen since World War II. Unfortunately, the losses in such a war will be measured not in the hundreds but thousands and tens of thousands," Valeriy Geletey wrote in a Facebook post. Russia on Monday again denied either sending or planning to send troops into eastern Ukraine to help separatist rebels pursue their recent counteroffensive against the pro-Western government's forces. Geletey wrote on Monday that "hundreds of Russian soldiers and officers have permanently entered Ukraine's (eastern) 'black earth' region."


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:01 pm


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Astros fire manager Porter, bench coach Trembley

MLB: Houston Astros at Texas Rangers(Reuters) - The struggling Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley on Monday, bringing in Tom Lawless as the interim manager for the rest of the 2014 season. Houston has gone 59-79 this season and lies fourth in the American League West standings with only state rivals, the Texas Rangers, below them. "This was not an easy decision to make," Astros owner Jim Crane said in a statement. "We wish Bo nothing but the best in the future. Our goal to bring a championship to Houston remains." (Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes in Los Angeles; Editing by Gene Cherry)


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:07 pm

Ryder Cup wildcard challenge for McGinley and Watson

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinely talks to the media during a press conference on August 6, 2014 in Louisville, KentuckyRyder Cup captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson take centre stage on Tuesday when they both name their three wildcard picks to complete their lineups for Gleneagles. McGinley in particular is facing a tough choice with two former world number ones, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald, along with the Ryder Cup hero of two years ago Ian Poulter all failing to make it into the nine automatic qualifying slots. Normally they would all be clearcut picks for the Irishman, but complicating the situation is the good form of Scotland's Stephen Gallacher, who narrowly missed out on supplanting Graeme McDowell in the ninth and final qualifying spot by finishing third on Sunday at the Italian Open. McGinley, who played and missed the cut in Turin, was on hand to see how hard Gallacher battled to make the team and he was full of praise for the 39-year-old who lives just 35 miles from Gleneagles and knows the course better than anyone else among the Ryder Cup hopefuls.


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 8:01 am

Japan baseball game lasts 4 days and 50 innings

A baseball game in Japan has dragged on for four days with two high school teams slogging it out over a record 50 inningsIn a scenario more usually associated with its cousin, cricket, a baseball game in Japan dragged on for four days with two high school teams slogging it out over a record 50 innings. Chukyo and Sotoku began their slug-fest on Thursday in the semi-final of Japan's high school rubber-ball baseball championship in Akashi, western Japan. It wasn't until Sunday morning that Chukyo's captain broke the deadlock, walloping a double in the record-breaking 50th inning. It also landed Taiga Matsui, the team's ace pitcher, with a truly impressive set of figures, having been hit just 26 times off a whopping 709 balls.


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 4:54 am

Your Top Plays for Today

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot against Paul-Henri Mathieu, of France, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


Posted on 1 September 2014 | 4:03 am


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Browns Sunday Practice Notes and Quotes

Browns 53-man roster hits the field for the first time

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 9:40 pm

Browns carrying three undrafted free agents on offense

Why this trio might have a big impact right away

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 9:24 pm

Browns reduce roster to 53

The Cleveland Browns Saturday readied their roster for the 2014 season opener in Pittsburgh in eight days by making 21 transactions to reach the NFL regular-season limit of 53 players.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 6:36 pm

Top Preseason Plays

A compilation of the top plays during the 2014 preseason

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 12:03 pm