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Jerry Jones: Cowboys still exploring latest Elliott incident

Jerry Jones: Cowboys still exploring latest Elliott incident

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday the team is still gathering details over Ezekiel Elliott's involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar, the latest off-field incident for the star running back.
Elliott, who was already facing a potential suspension over the NFL's investigation of a year-o ... (full story)


Sports


Tour de Farce

Call me a purist, call me a cynic, heck, call me a Debbie Downer, call me whatever you want when I tell you I just don’t give a damn anymore about the Tour De France.
Haven’t cared about bicycle racing’s premier event for the past seven years.
And despite the fact that it’s cycling’s version of ... (full story)


Ex-player sues Ohio St. for using image in marketing program

Ex-player sues Ohio St. for using image in marketing program

COLUMBUS (AP) — One of Ohio State's most famous football stars sued the university recently over a marketing program he says used athletes' images without permission and robbed them of compensation.
Linebacker Chris Spielman filed the class-action lawsuit in federal court in Columbus on behalf of current and former Ohio Sta ... (full story)


Location, tax rates can have big impact on contract's value

Location, tax rates can have big impact on contract's value

With the mind-boggling money being doled out in NBA contracts, players don't seem to be overly concerned about state taxes — or the lack of them.
Stephen Curry signed a $201 million deal with Golden State and Blake Griffin got a $175 million from the Los Angeles Clippers. The rub: In California, the top tax rate of 13.3 per ... (full story)


State


Proposal designed to streamline ballot voting boundaries

A legislative initiative calling for creation of a database that would help coordinate Ohio county boards of elections in instances in which a ballot issue straddles political subdivision boundaries recently got a first hearing before Ohio House of Representatives committee members.
House Bill 237 would streamline coordination an ... (full story)


Mother-daughter volunteer spearhead diaper donation charity

Mother-daughter volunteer spearhead diaper donation charity

PLAIN CITY, Ohio (AP) — Kayla Smith favors the Luvs brand of diapers — the baby-powder scent, in particular.
The aroma fills the dank cellar of Jerome United Methodist Church in Plain City, where dozens of colorful boxes of diapers pack fill free-standing black shelves.
"The basement smells bad," said Kay ... (full story)