Charlottesville driver previously accused of beating mother

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The driver charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville was previously accused of beating his mother and threatening her with a knife, according to police records released Monday.

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  • Written by By DAKE KANG and SARAH RANKIN , Associated Press

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle


NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee."

But it's all nostalgia.

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  • Written by By DAN SEWELL and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , Associated Press Writers

Facebook to build $750M data center in central Ohio

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Facebook plans to invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, marking another boost for the Midwest state's growing technology sector.