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Tribe rides Bieber to extra inning win in Windy City

CHICAGO (AP) — AL Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber pitched three-hit ball over nine innings for Cleveland while Lucas Giolito nearly matched him before the Indians broke through in the 10th to beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 on Tuesday night. The matchup between All-Star aces sure lived up ...

AROUND THE HORN

Wilson shines for Kent State WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — Kent State junior golfer Jared Wilson scored his best collegiate finish over the weekend. Wilson shot a 5-under-par 67 in Sunday’s final round as he finished second individually at the Boilermaker Invitational and led the Golden ...

PREP TRACK AND FIELD

At Crestview Tuesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Crestview 265, Lowellville 92, Liberty 56, Campbell Memorial 7, Youngstown Urban 5. 3200 RELAY: Lowellville (Giovanni Docherty, Ryan Hvisdak, Matthew Lucido, Vinny Ballone) 8:57.0, Crestview. 110 HURDLES: Michael Ballone (Lo) 18.5, ...

NCAA on verge of transfer rule change

Whether it is the start of free agency in college sports or simply the fair thing to finally do for the athletes, the NCAA is about to make a monumental change to its transfer rules. The Division I Council meets Wednesday and Thursday, and the agenda includes voting on a proposal that would ...

Rapinoe, Morgan score for USA

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan scored and the U.S. women’s national team beat France 2-0 in an exhibition on Tuesday. The United States extended its unbeaten streak to 39 games, dating to January 2019 when the Americans fell to France 3-1. “I felt like tonight ...

DeSantis could be post-Trump GOP choice

If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ever sets up a presidential exploratory committee, it should have to disclose an enormous in-kind contribution from CBS News. The “60 Minutes” segment alleging that DeSantis distributed the COVID-19 vaccine through pharmacies at the Publix grocery store chain ...

Get thee vaccinated, evangelical friends

Sometimes, I wonder if I’m ever going to get over how some humans have behaved during this pandemic. First, the good news: As of this week, more than 65 million people in the U.S. have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Millions more are well on their way. Now, the pull-out-your-hair ...

Looking at lost liberties

If one can say the pandemic has had any positive side effect, it has been to help us focus on what the loss of liberties looks like. Such losses do not occur immediately but erode over time as people become increasingly comfortable with government claiming to know what is best for us. The ...

HOROSCOPE

BY HOLIDAY MATHIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021 Cosmic Homecoming Queen The Venusian year is 225 days, so, compared with Earth, the goddess planet stays fewer days in each sign on her annual rounds. You could say that, like any adept socialite, Venus knows how to make a fashionably late ...

Roasted chicken idea

Dear Heloise: The special roasting pans for chicken that hold the chicken upright are a bit expensive. Instead, I use a simple fluted cake pan. I use a cooking spray inside the pan then set the chicken upright in the pan with the open center piece inside the chicken to hold it up. The juices ...

Mother-daughter fight leads to threat of leaving

DEAR ABBY: My best friend (since we were babies) and I are having a disagreement. She had two kids when she was 16 and 17 who are now in their early 20s. One of them still lives rent-free under her roof. My friend struggled her whole life but got a college degree, bought a house five years ...

Compliment kids’ good behavior

Dear Annie: A few months ago, someone wrote to you about how uncomfortable the bad manners of children of a relative made her feel at large family gatherings and dinners. I read your column faithfully and did not see any readers’ suggestions printed in the following weeks. Of course, large ...

Bladder leaks after hip replacement

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a male, 83, and my bladder leaks continuously since I had a hip replacement surgery. The surgeon used a catheter during the surgery, and when it was first removed, I could not urinate. I went home with a new Foley catheter. Five days later, it was removed, and I have ...

House GOP spending plan includes 2% personal income tax cut, school boost

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohioans would receive a 2% personal income tax cut and the state would fund schools in a more equitable fashion under the latest version of the state budget introduced Tuesday by House Republicans. The 2% cut would amount to $380 million in reduced taxes over two years ...

Name of man killed after Columbus emergency room altercation released

COLUMBUS (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who died after he was shot by police and hospital security officers following an altercation in an Ohio hospital emergency room. Columbus police said Tuesday the man has been positively identified as 27-year-old Miles Monsay ...

Video shows police punching man on ground; officers on leave

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina police officers were placed on leave after at least one of them was shown on video throwing punches at a Black man who was taken to the ground after a foot pursuit. A roughly 17-second video clip from a bystander’s cellphone during the arrest ...

EU lacking sufficient charging infrastructure to meet electric car goal

BRUSSELS (AP) — In line with its ambition to make Europe a greener place, the European Union wants to drastically reduce gas emission from transport by 2050 and promote electric cars. But according to a report from the bloc’s external auditor, it is lacking the appropriate charging ...

Survey: Nearly 1 in 3 contribute to a crowdfunding drive each year

Nearly one in three Americans say they donate to a crowdfunding effort each year, according to a first-of its-kind study by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. And all indications are that the pandemic has made people even more likely to give to informal campaigns on ...

Man who vandalized Ohio Statehouse claimed he’d been shot at inside

COLUMBUS (AP) — A man who broke into the Ohio Statehouse, smashed windows and discharged a fire extinguisher told a 911 dispatcher he entered the building because he’d been shot at, according to a copy of the call released Tuesday. The man also said the person who shot at him was inside ...

IRS chief expects new child payments to start in summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a strain, but the head of the IRS said Tuesday he expects to meet the July 1 deadline in the new pandemic relief law for starting a groundbreaking tax program aimed at reducing child poverty. That means new advance monthly payments of as much as $300 per child could ...