Mayor organizes neighborhood meetings after fatal shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus mayor has directed community relations staff to meet with neighbors and clergy following the fatal shooting of a man by two plainclothes officers who said the man opened fire on them.

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Court: Ohio must refund tax penalty to congressman, wife

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court has directed the state tax commissioner to refund a nearly $360,000 penalty to a Republican congressman and his wife who delayed paying tax on income earned by a trust because they relied on an earlier legal interpretation that put the tax on the trust.

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Drug testers face obstruction in Russia, agency says

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says drug testers in Russia are being routinely obstructed by athletes and security services even as Russia tries to regain its place in Olympic track and field.

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Bogut out for remainder of NBA Finals with left knee injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Golden State center Andrew Bogut will need six to eight weeks to recover from a left knee injury, ruling him out for the remainder of the NBA Finals and almost certainly affecting his Olympic plans as well.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer