Man possibly linked to missing women had contact with police

...declining to discuss details.Cooper said Charleston police have also been communicating with authorities in the small southern Ohio city of Chillicothe, where four women died in suspicious circumstances and two others are missing. He said there has been no...
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My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...That means higher prices for everyone except the able-bodied, childless recipients who are the beneficiaries of expansion (Oh, you weren't aware that's who the expansion population is?)Alaska already provides the most extravagant health care plan...
Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...Peter Cleary (Seattle, WA), 3:03:39 / Cori Metzgar (Fort Collins, CO), 3:39:432006- 43, Chuck Engle (Columbus OH), 2:47:28 / Molly Krehlik (Juneau, AK), 3:25:262007- 31, Shawn Miller (Juneau, AK), 2:33:58 / Amy Yanni...
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...months after finally securing an account with an Alaska KeyBank branch, he received an account closure notice from the bank's Ohio headquarters with a check for the balance."It's exactly what we'd feared," said Daley.Marijuana possession might be...
Alaska village girl dies after falling into sewage lagoon

MANOKOTAK - A 5-year-old girl from Manokotak (man-oh-KOH'-tak) has died after falling into the Alaska village's sewage lagoon.Alaska State Troopers say Daphne Mochin was...
Sweet 16: Ohio Gov. Kasich enters prez race

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Saying "big ideas change the world," Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared his candidacy for the Republican...achievers to size up.Kasich, 63, launched his campaign at Ohio State University before a crowd of 2,000 at an event marking...
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Frank Maier Marathon athletes prepare

...Masters (2:45:56, Jim Douglas, 44, Juneau, 2003); Women's Wheelchair (3:27:17, Holly Koester, 48, Cleveland, Ohio, 2008); Men's Wheelchair (2:27:21, Seth McBride, 24, Juneau, 2007).Half marathon records include Women's Open...
Social Security disability fund to run dry next year Social Security disability benefits they rely on, it is time for Congress to take action," said Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio.In January, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., suggested that a lot of slackers are on disability. Paul, who is running for president...
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Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

...factors frequently invoked by defense attorneys, such as drug addiction or mental illness.Last year, a federal appeals court in Ohio overturned hate-crime convictions against Amish men and women accused in beard- and hair-cutting attacks against fellow...
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Rocco, who played Moe Greene in 'The Godfather,' dies at 79

...Richard Bright part. But Coppola goes, 'I got my Jew!' And I went, 'Oh no, Mr. Coppola, I'm Italian. I wouldn't know how to play a Jew.' And he goes, 'Oh, shut up.'"The Boston-born Rocco also memorably voiced the cigar-smoking...
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