October 24, 2014

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Schilling Fans 10 As Red Sox Top Tribe

RED SOX 5, INDIANS 3 JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) – Curt Schilling struck out 10 to rebound from his worst start of the season, and Kevin Youkilis hit a stand-up inside-the-park homer Monday night to help the Boston Red Sox to a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Youkilis hit a high Read More…

Hughes hole to fill

Guard doubtful for Game 4; Gibson may see more floor time CLEVELAND — Cavaliers point guard Larry Hughes could not have played if Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals had been Monday. Being on the floor at Quicken Loans Arena tonight at 8 o’clock against the Detroit Pistons doesn’t look too promising, either. “Right Read More…

Bonds keeping stuff?

Ben Walker The Associated Press NEW YORK — As Barry Bonds nears his record 756th home run, he’s stockpiling quite a collection of souvenirs — bats, balls, helmets and spikes, pieces of baseball history perfectly suited for the Hall of Fame. Whether he’ll donate any of them to Cooperstown, however, is in doubt. “I’m not Read More…

Foreign sport hits home

Elyria Catholic falls in love with rugged, addictive game Dane Szente had every intention of savoring the ease of spring last year. Coming off the rigors of football and wrestling, a change of pace might have been nice. Kick back in the warm weather, maybe lift some weights, hang with friends. But it was in Read More…

Districts worried ballot issue creates school inequality

COLUMBUS — Supporters of a proposed ballot issue that aims to fix Ohio’s unconstitutional school funding system are getting mixed reactions from the state’s 614 public districts. A coalition of teachers unions and other education groups pushing the measure took some heat at a recent presentation to school board officials in Worthington, a wealthier suburb Read More…

Candy-colored meth worries school officials

COLUMBUS — School and law enforcement officials are sounding an alarm for teachers and parents that a pink, strawberry-flavored variety of crystal methamphetamine could wind up in area schools. That version of the highly addictive drug has not been seen in central Ohio yet, but law enforcement experts say the fact it could be confused Read More…

Parents upset over same-sex school plans

CLEVELAND — The city school superintendent is running into neighborhood opposition to a proposal to create several all-boy and all-girl schools. The proposal by schools Chief Executive Eugene Sanders was welcomed in February, but the details, including which schools might be affected, have generated opposition from some parents. Sanders wants to set up all-boy and Read More…

U.S., Iran break silence

Steven R. Hurst and Qassim Abdul-Zahra Associated Press Writers BAGHDAD — The United States and Iran broke a 27-year diplomatic freeze Monday with a four-hour meeting about Iraqi security. The American envoy said there was broad policy agreement but that Iran must stop arming and financing militants who are attacking U.S. and Iraqi forces. Iranian Read More…

Hot line gets 200 smoking ban calls per day

Enforcers of Ohio’s new smoking ban have heard about 200 complaints a day accusing business of allowing people to light up or leaving out ashtrays. The complaints, which have been mostly against bars, have been coming into the Ohio Department of Health’s toll-free hot line since May 3, when the ban started against smoking a Read More…

College president, grads say farewell

Nancy Dye presides over last Oberlin commencement OBERLIN — As hundreds of graduating seniors received diplomas and bid a fond farewell to Oberlin College, outgoing President Nancy Schrom Dye did the same. Monday’s ceremony held on the lush green grasses of Tappan Square — an ideal setting for the college’s first officially “eco-friendly” commencement — Read More…