Coast Guard breaks ice in preparation for shipping season

 

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard cutters are breaking ice at several locations in the Great Lakes in preparation for resumption of the commercial shipping season.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio unemployment rates drops in February

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in February but remained higher than the national rate.

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Schwarzenegger, Kasich urge GOP to move center in Trump era

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two of the nation's prominent Republicans on Wednesday envisioned a future for the GOP far removed from President Donald Trump's Twitter blasts, where inclusiveness, a kinder tone and a willingness to work with Democrats on immigration and climate change shape the agenda.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL R. BLOOD , AP Political Writer

Lawsuit against Neo-Nazi site's founder clears legal hurdle

A lawsuit against a neo-Nazi website publisher over an anti-Semitic online trolling campaign against a Montana family shouldn't be dismissed just because he has been traveling outside the U.S. for several years, a federal magistrate judge said in an order Wednesday.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press