Lima mayor, 2 counterparts bet on Ohio prep basketball title

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The mayor is so confident that two Lima (LY'-muh) high schools will win Ohio boys basketball championships that he's making a friendly wager with two counterparts supporting the Lima teams' opponents.


Prison dog programs: Lots of love but lack of standards

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Inmate dog-training programs often draw positive attention for prisons, but they also can open the door to potential problems — from bites to smuggling — that can creep in because of a lack common standards or central organization, according to experts.

  • Written by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press