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Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers

Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers

(THE CONVERSATION) Most likely, this is the best-known picture of a flag ever taken: Buzz Aldrin standing next to the first U.S. flag planted on the Moon. For those who knew their world history, it also rang some alarm bells. Only less than a century ago, back on Earth, planting a national flag in another part of the world still amo ... (full story)


Sports


Trial by fire part 2

Last week, I reminisced about a host of nostalgic follies I committed on my very first cycling trip, Ohio to the East Coast. This week is part-two of that cycling misadventure.
So I ended the previous column with me cycling through an Amish community in eastern Ohio, where on the first day of the trip I imbibed on a 25-ounce Fos ... (full story)


Manfred: Baseballs not juiced, but decreased drag puzzling

Manfred: Baseballs not juiced, but decreased drag puzzling

CLEVELAND (AP) — Faced with a record onslaught of home runs that has convinced many pitchers that baseballs are juiced, Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport has been unable to find any changes in the manufacturing process.
A May 2018 report to Major League Baseball by professors specializing in physics, mechanical engine ... (full story)


MLB union wants more competition, more money for young stars

MLB union wants more competition, more money for young stars

CLEVELAND (AP) — The baseball players' association has outlined goals for the sport's unprecedented midterm collective bargaining, objectives likely to meet resistance from management unless the union is willing to make trade-offs.
Baseball's five-year labor contract expires in December 2021, but the sides agreed March 8 to ... (full story)


State


Drug court graduation illustrates many ties to addiction

Drug court graduation illustrates many ties to addiction

The path to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a lifelong journey. But along the way there are numerous milestones to celebrate.
Recently, a drug court in Union County Common Pleas Court held one such event that’s become so common for the growing program that it organizes four graduation ceremonies annually.
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Ingham County judge officiates wedding of recovering addict

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — She saw potential.
That's what Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk recalls when she sentenced 18-year-old Corey Warren. He was in her courtroom first for writing unauthorized checks on his grandparents' estate and later for an unarmed robbery at a Tim Horton's.
That was 2008, and Warr ... (full story)