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WASHINGTON - Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan withdrew his already-troubled candidacy to lead the Pentagon full time on Tuesday after press accounts disclosed domestic violence incidents involving his ex-wife and son nearly a decade ago. President Donald Trump announced Shanahan's abrupt withdrawal, tweeting that the former Boeing Co. executive wanted to "devote more time to his ...

LOS ANGELES - A cancer patient sued the University of California, Los Angeles and Dr. James Heaps on Tuesday, accusing the former campus gynecologist of repeatedly sexual assaulting her during her two years of treatment. The 44-year-old woman was battling mesothelioma when, in October 2015, she went to Heaps for surgery, she said. During four visits that stretch to June 2017, the woman alleges ...

WASHINGTON - The president was named Reagan, and Iran and Iraq were locked in a horrific war with each other over control of land and the Persian Gulf. The United States and other nations entered the fringes of the conflict when the warring neighbors launched attacks on international oil tankers transiting the strategic waterway - at that time, the route for most crude reaching the rest of the ...

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Crime and Courts

ROMULUS — A Newark man who bailed himself out of the Seneca County Jail with a bogus $100 bill now faces a felony charge after he was arrested again last week.

Sports

MINNEAPOLIS - Two University of Minnesota wrestlers arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct were released without charges Tuesday, but they remain suspended from the team, campus officials said. Gophers star wrestler Gable Steveson, 19, and teammate Dylan Martinez, 21, were arrested late Saturday and held at the Hennepin County Jail. The county attorney faced a deadline of noon ...

More than three months after the USWNT filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, the U.S. women's national team has more ammo to add in their fight against wage disparity. According to the Wall Street Journal, the last three audited financial reports from the USSF reveal that the powerhouse women's team generated more game revenue than their male counterparts ...

DEAUVILLE, France - After two dominant games against less experienced teams ranked outside of the world's top 30 by FIFA, the United States women's national team is about to face arguably its first real test of the 2019 Women's World Cup. Sweden is up next Thursday in Le Havre, prompting questions about whether the U.S. defense is fully prepared after having little to do during 13-0 and 3-0 ...

Before Mike Krzyzewski analyzed RJ Barrett's potential fit with the Knicks, the legendary Duke coach offered some caution. Apparently, other teams are very fond of Barrett. Maybe even enough to trade up. "I've talked to the Knicks about RJ," Coach K said Tuesday on his SiriusXM show. "And who knows with all the - some of these guys are really coveted by other teams, so they can throw packages ...

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Hunter Rison's time as a Kansas State football player appears to have come to an end before it truly got started. Rison, a suspended sophomore receiver for the Wildcats, has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, according to a team spokesman. The news was first reported by Gopowercat.com. Rison is looking to transfer nearly two months after he was arrested for ...

Business and Economy

    In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

PITTSBURGH — The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is seven cents cheaper this week at $2.850 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Paul Reid, CEO of The Reid Group/Crosby’s, recently received the New York Association of Convenience Stores’ 2019 Carl Tripi Award at the association’s Chairman’s Banquet held May 16 in Syracuse.

    In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

PITTSBURGH — The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is eight cents cheaper this week at $2.925 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

Health Care

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.

Root canals and comedy clubs. It’s true that one is significantly more pleasant than the other, but they share the same goal: To put a smile on your face. There is another commonality. Both are among the patient services at Brockport Smiles, a dental office with a fresh approach to patient care and oral health.

Arts & Entertainment

    The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

    On Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00p.m., Arts Place Portland Center will present it’s ensembles in concert in the Hall/Moser Theatre. Eastern Breeze Flute, Distant Thunder and the Jay County Community Band will perform. On Monday, May 20th at 7:00p.m., A Choired Taste, the community choir of Arts Place, will be in concert. Both events are free and open to the public.