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Girl In Ohio School Threat Ordered On House Arrest

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who prosecutors said tweeted a threat to set off a bomb and shoot people at her northwest Ohio high school will serve house arrest until her sentencing. A judge in Lima on Thursday ordered the Elida High School freshman to be electronically...
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The Weather Channel reimagines morning

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Champion is trying to deliver more than a weather forecast. The former “Good Morning America” weatherman, who debuts the three-hour “AMHQ” on The Weather Channel on Monday, says he wants to invent a new kind...

Ohio Drunken Driver Gets 15 Years In Fatal Crash

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — A man who was driving drunk when he caused a fiery crash that killed a 36-year-old woman last year has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in northern Ohio. Twenty-four-year-old Morgan Jevec of Massillon (MAS’-ih-luhn) was sentenced this week for the...

Findlay’s Birchaven ranked high among nursing homes

Blanchard Valley Health System today said its Birchaven Village has been named one of the best nursing homes by U.S. News & World Report, receiving an overall rating of five out of five possible stars.  It said only the top 21 percent of nursing homes in Ohio earned this...

Minn. Publishing Group Buys 3 Newspaper Divisions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis-based publishing group has purchased three newspaper divisions from American Consolidated Media, including publications in Minnesota and Wisconsin. According to a news release from the Adams Publishing Group, the company purchased Superior...

Detroit Officials To Monitor Marathon’s Hiring

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit officials say they plan to more closely monitor Marathon Petroleum’s hiring practices to ensure the company is making an effort to hire city residents. Marathon got a $175 million tax break from the City of Detroit for a $2.2 billion expansion project...

Ohio Lawsuit Over Botched Demolition Is Settled

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit over who had to pay for damages resulting from the botched demolition of a smoke stack at a western Ohio power plant has been settled. The trial involving FirstEnergy and contractors accused of negligence in the botched demolition of the closed...

Dayton Uses Grant Money To Fix Feral Cats

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The city of Dayton is using grant money to try to reduce the large number of stray cats roaming the city. The plan involves catching the cats, then spaying and neutering them before returning them to the neighborhoods where they were found. The local humane...
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Missing jet pilots had firm community, family ties

AP Photo/Eileen Ng KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet were a middle-aged family man passionate enough about flying to build his own simulator and a 27-year-old contemplating marriage who had just graduated to the cockpit...
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Missing jet pilots had firm community, family ties

AP Photo/Eileen Ng KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet were a middle-aged family man passionate enough about flying to build his own simulator and a 27-year-old contemplating marriage who had just graduated to the cockpit...