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Police bust 5 on alleged insurance fraud

LAFAYETTE - Yesterday state police used their insurance fraud division to arrest five people on counts ranging from felony theft to insurance fraud. This was the result of an investigation of staged wrecks that occurred on roads in the Saint

Nicklaus predicts Tiger will play Masters ... and likely before

Jack Nicklaus is going to appear at next month's Masters. He thinks Tiger Woods will as well.

RI school leader calls for talks, not mass firing

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A superintendent who fired all the teachers in a long-troubled Rhode Island high school says she's willing to negotiate after their union promised to support reforms.

Peyton Manning recovering after neck surgery

Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning has undergone neck surgery to relieve pain caused by a pinched nerve.

Obama Calls for 'Up or Down' Vote on Health

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, hoping to move the health-care debate to its final stages, called on lawmakers to schedule a vote in the next few weeks.

Blue Jackets send Torres to Buffalo

The already young Columbus Blue Jackets got a lot younger on Wednesday afternoon.

Rove admits to error on Iraq as Bush strategist

NEW YORK - Republican strategist Karl Rove says in a new memoir that the failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq badly damaged the Bush administration's credibility and led to dwindling public support fo