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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 14, 2021 09:13 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 12, 2021. Editorial: Why are the Indians withholding their top name-change options? The Cleveland Indians recently announced that they’d narrowed down the list of possible new team names to 1,198. What are those names?...

Agency identifies remains of Army soldier killed in WWII

Jun. 07, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The remains of a West Virginia soldier killed during World War II have been identified, officials said. Army Pfc. John J. Sitarz, 19, of Weirton was accounted for by using DNA, dental and anthropological analysis as well as circumstantial...

Auditor: EU's Frontex border agency can't fulfill its duties

Jun. 07, 2021 13:01 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s border and coast guard agency is being given additional tasks, like playing a greater role in the deportation of migrants, at a time when it is incapable even of fulfilling the duties it was ordered to carry out five years ago, the European Court of...

Kentucky men returned for burial 80 years after Pearl Harbor

May. 31, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

CENTERTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The remains of two Kentucky men who died 80 years ago during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor were returned to the commonwealth this week for burial. U.S. Navy Fireman 3rd Class Welborn L. Ashby’s niece Paula Kern told The Courier Journal...

Remains of misidentified Marine returning to Tennessee

May. 31, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — The body of a U.S. Marine captain killed in World War II is coming home to Tennessee, more than 70 years after a body misidentified as Capt. Glenn Walker was buried there. Walker was killed in 1943 at age 26 during the Battle of Tarawa, one of more...

Nebraska lab IDs over 300 Pearl Harbor sailors and Marines

May. 30, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The remains of more than 300 sailors and Marines who died when the USS Oklahoma sank during the attack on Pearl Harbor 79 years ago have been identified thanks to the work of experts at Offutt Air Force Base. The six-year effort to...

Judge rules against port operator in stevedoring firm suit

May. 28, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has ruled against the company that privatized operations at the port of Wilmington several years ago in a dispute over a planned buyout of the port’s former stevedoring firm. The judge ruled Friday that GT USA Wilmington is bound by...

Bookkeeper sentenced for stealing $600,000 from employer

May. 28, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The former bookkeeper of a seafood company who embezzled almost $600,000 from her employer to pay personal bills has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars, federal prosecutors said in a statement Friday. Kara Howland, 37, of New Bedford, was also...

Remains of soldier found in Korea identified as Oklahoman

May. 27, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Remains turned over to the United States by North Korea have been identified as those of a soldier from Oklahoma who disappeared during the Korean War more than 70 years ago, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Thursday. The remains...

Saved by online lenders, businesses say they'll borrow again

May. 25, 2021 12:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some small businesses forced to turn to online lenders for pandemic relief are making those niche players a bigger part of their financial game plan, and are even considering dumping their traditional banks altogether. Loans from online lenders saved...