April 19, 2014

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Lighters to fly again

Breast milk restrictions will also be relaxed Aug. 4 Michael J. Sniffen The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will be allowed to bring most cigarette lighters on board again starting next month, freeing airport screeners to spend more time searching for explosives. Travelers without infants will be allowed to carry more breast milk on Read More…

The seventh coming – Final ‘Harry Potter’ hits shelves

Rowling’s fans line up to see how it all ends ELYRIA — The world could have ended at midnight, but these folks wouldn’t have noticed. Or possibly, they wouldn’t have cared — so long as they got a copy of that book. “I’ve waited eight years for this ending,” said Heather Overstreet, 17, of Norwalk, Read More…

Parties and Patience to Welcome Final `Potter’

Josh Getlin and Martha Groves Los Angeles Times      If ever there was a global party, this was it.    The lines began forming outside London and Paris bookstores early in the morning Friday — hours before Los Angeles readers woke up — and the scene was repeated across the United States, as Harry Read More…

Final Harry Potter book celebrated with parties, celebrations

JOE MILICIA Associated Press Writer    HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — Magic wands, lightning-bolt scars and wizard’s hats returned Friday to this upscale northeast Ohio downtown, which for the third and last time transformed itself into the world of Harry Potter.    Casting away spoilers that have appeared on the Internet, Potter fans gathered at community Read More…

Woman convicted of disabled son’s death in arson

   PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of killing her disabled son by setting their home on fire was convicted Friday of aggravated murder and other charges in his death.    Prosecutors contend Lisa Henry had doused her son Michael, who had cerebral palsy, with gasoline and then tried to commit suicide by slitting Read More…

Shark attack survivor thought he was going to die

AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press Writer      HONOLULU (AP) — All the way back to shore after an eight-foot tiger shark chomped into his left leg, Harvey Miller thought he might die.    “I just remember saying, ‘Oh God, not like this, no way,”’ Miller said Friday, the afternoon after the gray fish attacked him Read More…

Five people killed in ambulance crash

VAN WERT, Ohio (AP) — Five people, including three emergency medical technicians, died Friday when an ambulance they were riding in was broadsided at an intersection and caught fire, the State Highway Patrol said.    The ambulance, with four Antwerp Emergency Medical Services workers aboard, was transporting two victims from an earlier car accident to Read More…