Weather Discussion

by Phil Sakal on September 19, 2018 at 5:25 am

  WEDNESDAY 9/19:  TODAY: Few Showers/Thunder. Partly Sunny. Warm & Muggy. High 84 TONIGHT: Partly Cloudy. Patchy Fog. Muggy. Low 65 THURSDAY: Partly Sunny. Isolated Shower/Storm. Warm & Muggy. High 87   DISCUSSION: A weak disturbance will move through the region this morning, providing the threat for a few showers and rumbles of thunder. Otherwise, look for… Continue Reading

The Latest: China welcomes Korean summit, supports talks

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 4:57 am

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 5:55 p.m. China has welcomed the outcome of the inter-Korean summit and will continue supporting both sides in further talks on reducing tensions. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said… Continue Reading

Cowart hits grand slam, drives in 5 as Angels stall A’s

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 3:22 am

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty thought he had Andrelton Simmons’ fly ball lined up in the sixth inning before a woman reached her glove over the right-field wall and cost him a potential catch in foul territory. Simmons hit a two-run single moments later, Kaleb Cowart launched a go-ahead grand slam and the Los… Continue Reading

Uber driver suing Bucs’ QB Winston over groping incident

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 2:52 am

PHOENIX (AP) — A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault. Court documents say the woman filed the suit in Arizona on Tuesday and is seeking more than $75,000 in damages. She said Winston grabbed her crotch in the drive-thru of a Mexican restaurant… Continue Reading

The Latest: Moon, Kim to visit volcano considered sacred

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 2:28 am

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 3:10 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plan to visit a volcano sacred to the North on the last day of Moon’s… Continue Reading

The Latest: Trump praises North Korea’s past agreements

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 1:54 am

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump is once again praising Kim Jong Un’s past agreements, but his late-night tweets didn’t address the U.S. matching North Korea’s moves. At a joint… Continue Reading

Ohio university to offer degree in beer, wine making

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 1:44 am

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio university will soon offer an undergraduate degree in beer and wine making. Lourdes University recently announced it will start the program in Aug. 2019. The degree program will feature courses in fermentation, chemistry, nutrition and accounting. Students will be required to complete three internships, including one through an Irish… Continue Reading

Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 12:56 am

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Celia Barquin Arozamena was a top amateur golfer from Spain who was finishing her degree at Iowa State University. Collin Daniel Richards was a former inmate from small-town Iowa with a history of violence. Investigators say their contrasting lives intersected in the most violent way when Richards allegedly attacked and stabbed… Continue Reading

Statehouse announces plans for new Ohio Constitution exhibit

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 12:27 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is announcing plans for a new exhibit showcasing some of Ohio’s earliest constitutions. The exhibit to be housed in the Ohio Statehouse Museum will display the original 1802 and 1851 Ohio constitutions. It will also include educational interactives explaining how the documents have changed over time. An announcement was… Continue Reading

Channel to feature Ohioan who swam from Cuba to Florida

by Associated Press on September 19, 2018 at 12:15 am

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — The Travel Channel says it will air a segment on the Ohio baker who swam from Cuba to Florida at age 65 in 1978 in an attempt at a peace gesture. Walter Poenisch (PAYN’-ish) persuaded Fidel Castro to let him make the 128.8-mile crossing. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Travel… Continue Reading