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Brouse McDowell welcomes Youngstown-based Nadler lawyers

AKRON––Brouse McDowell, a leading regional business law firm with offices in Akron, Cleveland and Lorain County,has announced that eight attorneys from Nadler Nadler and Burdman Co., LPA, based in Canfield, Ohio, will be joining the firm.
Nadler lawyers Peter B. Grinstein, Michael A. Gallo, Jay M. Skolnick, Marc S. St ... (full story)


Sports


Some athletes post selfies to clean up sports

BOSTON — It resembles the symbol for infinity: a sideways “S” that Kara Goucher, Molly Huddle and other elite U.S. athletes suddenly are sporting on biceps, wrists and shins.
The tattoos are temporary. But the campaign they represent is an all-out attempt to permanently purge competitive athletics of doping.
... (full story)


Cuban ballplayers special part of immigration question

In recent years, federal investigations regarding the smuggling of Cuban baseball players into the United States have began to unfold in the mainstream media.
Historically, Cuba has not let their baseball players leave the country freely. MLB-bound baseball players defecting from Cuba take huge risks fleeing their country and enl ... (full story)


Klosters offers great alpine skiing and royal connection too

Klosters offers great alpine skiing and royal connection too

KLOSTERS, Switzerland (AP) — It's easy to find a beautiful small town hidden away high in the Swiss Alps, one with fine food, challenging slopes and a welcoming, fireside atmosphere.
It's not so easy, however, to find one favored by British royals, a place where you might find yourself sharing a cable car with the future ki ... (full story)


State


Professor hurt at college praises officer who shot attacker

Professor hurt at college praises officer who shot attacker

COLUMBUS (AP) — A professor who was among 11 people hurt in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University said he had no idea what was happening until he heard screams all around him.
Engineering professor William Clark said he was hit by the car from behind and was thrown into the air.
"When the car hit me I real ... (full story)


Things to know about Somalis in the US

Things to know about Somalis in the US<BR>

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether the car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people was an act of terror. The attacker, Abdule Razak Ali Artan, was killed last Monday after he drove into a group of pedestrians on campus, then began stabbing people with a butcher knife.
Artan was ... (full story)


Ohio State attack echoes Islamic State group's brutal calls

Ohio State attack echoes Islamic State group's brutal calls

NEW YORK (AP) — In chillingly detailed articles in a slick online magazine, Islamic State extremists exhorted English-language readers this fall to carry out attacks with knives and vehicles.
Using those very methods, Somali-born student Abdul Razak Ali Artan injured 11 people last Monday at Ohio State University, authoriti ... (full story)


Ordinary people trained to save lives in shootings, attacks

Ordinary people trained to save lives in shootings, attacks

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — It's become a hallmark of terror attacks and school shootings: the fateful minutes or hours when the wounded are hunkered down, waiting for the violence to play out and for help to arrive.
In last Monday's car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University, one of the 11 wounded victims hid in a campus b ... (full story)


Ohio State attacker stewed over treatment of fellow Muslims

Ohio State attacker stewed over treatment of fellow Muslims

COLUMBUS (AP) — A Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University stewed over the treatment of Muslims while apparently staying under the radar of federal law enforcement, underscoring the difficulty authorities face in identifying and stopping lone wolves bent on violence.
Abdul Razak Al ... (full story)