FBI arrests man, says he had contact with 2 Texas attackers

CLEVELAND (AP) — A North Carolina man arrested Thursday on accusations that he tried to recruit people to join the Islamic State group had communicated with one of two men shot dead by a police officer in Garland, Texas, during an attack at an event where the Muslim prophet Mohammed was being depicted in cartoons, the FBI said.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio online charter school takes on state in court, on TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's largest online charter school has taken its dispute with the state over access to attendance records to the courts and the airwaves.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Officials say Mackinac oil pipelines have too little support

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials said Wednesday that Enbridge Energy Partners had violated a legal requirement by having too much unsupported space along its twin oil pipelines running beneath the environmentally sensitive waterway that links Lakes Michigan and Huron.

  • Written by JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer