May 22, 2015

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`Bachelorette’ and boyfriend visit Cedar Point

   SANDUSKY (AP) — ABC’s latest “Bachelorette” and her beloved put their relationship to the test in Ohio over the weekend and went through some highs and lows.   DeAnna Pappas was taken on Cedar Point roller coasters by Jesse Csincsak (SIHN’-sak), the snowboarder from Amherst, Ohio, she picked on the season finale of “The Read More…

UPDATE: Police say soldier’s husband stabbed, raped her

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Fort Bliss soldier’s husband kicked her in the face, stabbed and raped her before abducting her from her off-post apartment last week and taking her to Nevada, police said Monday. The soldier, who turned up wounded but alive in El Paso Sunday night, was attacked as she entered her Read More…

Fish pedicure: Carp rid human feet of scaly skin

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Ready for the latest in spa pampering? Prepare to dunk your tootsies in a tank of water and let tiny carp nibble away. Fish pedicures are creating something of a splash in the D.C. area, where a northern Virginia spa has been offering them for the past four months. John Ho, Read More…

Facebook debuts facelift today

  NEW YORK (AP) — The popular online hangout Facebook is sporting a new look to reflect changes in how its members communicate with each other and how they share photos and updates about their lives. Central to the redesign, to be unveiled Monday, is an expanded Wall, the section of a member’s personal profile Read More…

Family: Missing Ft. Bliss soldier found alive

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Fort Bliss soldier considered missing and endangered has been found hurt but alive, her sister said Monday. Tammy Skelton said she talked to Army Pfc. Jeneesa Lewis early Monday by phone, and her sister said she had been beaten and stabbed twice. Skelton said her sister “sounded tired, scared Read More…

Yahoo relinquishes three seats on its board

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo Inc. is relinquishing three seats on its board of directors to activist investor Carl Icahn, ending a battle for control of the Internet company while still leaving the door open for a possible sale to Microsoft Corp. The truce announced Monday gives Yahoo a reprieve from two months of bickering Read More…

Court tosses fine for Janet Jackson’s `wardrobe malfunction’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a $550,000 indecency fine against CBS Corp. for the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show that ended with Janet Jackson’s breast-baring “wardrobe malfunction.” The three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Federal Communications Commission “acted arbitrarily and capriciously” in Read More…

Father struggles to carry on slain family’s legacy

  CHESHIRE , Conn. (AP) — A year ago, Dr. William Petit had a thriving medical practice. He lived in a comfortable colonial house adorned with flower gardens in an upscale Connecticut suburb with his wife and two daughters admired for their charitable works. Then two intruders turned the tranquil setting into a suburban nightmare. Read More…

Eatery spices up its looks by hauling in Boston diner car

GRAFTON — Instead of knocking down walls and hiring an architect to plan out an addition to Nancy’s Mainstreet Diner, the owners chose a different path. And it’s a rather unique one. They bought a diner that formerly called Boston home and are trucking it into Grafton from its current Cleveland location. The 60-year-old diner Read More…

Economic downturn makes us thriftier – but will it last?

NEW YORK — Adrienne Radtke plans to keep riding her bike to work even if gas prices drop. Steve Pizzini got rid of his Cadillac Escalade in favor of a 16-year-old Acura and doesn’t expect to have another gas-guzzler. “I had a paradigm shift,” said Pizzini, a financial analyst. “I spent the money on a Read More…