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Nevada rancher condemned for racist remarks - The Intelligencer
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada rancher who has become a conservative folk hero for resisting the federal government's attempts to round up his cattle faced sharp criticism Thursday for racist comments published in a New York Times article. Politicians from ...
Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend up - The Intelligencer
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996. Authorities say 129 cases in 13 states were reported by mid-April, the bulk of them in ...
Helicopter crashes in central Ohio; 1 person hurt - The Intelligencer
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff's spokeswoman says a helicopter crashed in a rural area of central Ohio, injuring at least one of two people aboard the aircraft. Delaware County sheriff's spokeswoman Tracy Whited says the crash happened early Thursday ...
House speaker says world wants US to lead - The Intelligencer
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-ner) says U.S. global allies want America to show strong leadership, and he's encouraged by plans to deploy some troops in European countries. Boehner says other countries are begging for the ...
NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting - The Intelligencer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply ...
Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan - The Intelligencer
CHICAGO (AP) — A family member says one of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago. Angie Schuitema (SKEYE'-tuh-muh) is the mother of Dr. Jerry Umanos' (oo-MAHN'-ohs ...
Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east - The Intelligencer
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia began new military exercises near its border with Ukraine, the defense minister announced Thursday, after Ukrainian forces launched an operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's ...
Activists say Syrian airstrikes in north kill 30 - The Intelligencer
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 30 people and wounding scores of others, an activist group said. The airstrikes came as another Syrian lawmaker announced his ...
Army: Airstrikes in Pakistan tribal region kill 37 - The Intelligencer
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani warplanes attacked insurgent hideouts in the tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 37 suspected militants and wounding 18, army officials said Thursday, as authorities hold peace negotiations with the Taliban.
Richard Barnes - The Intelligencer
BARNES, Richard "Fuzzy" L., 58, of Steubenville, OH, passed away on April 22, 2014. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV.