Findlay teen injured when struck by car

A 15-year-old Findlay girl was treated at Blanchard Valley Hospital after she was struck by a car pulling out of a Tiffin Avenue driveway Thursday afternoon, according to Findlay police. Police reported that Linda Dye, 53, of Fostoria, was attempting to pull out from the driveway...

Iowa man says his dog shot him while they were playing

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — With best friends like these, who needs enemies? An Iowa man says his dog inadvertently shot him while they were roughhousing Wednesday. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Remme, of Fort Dodge, told police he was playing with his dog, Balew, on the couch and...
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Museum to display mummified monkey found in air duct

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A mummified monkey that was found in the air ducts of a former department store in downtown Minneapolis last month is going on display. The Star Tribune reports that the Science Museum of Minnesota plans to display the monkey in its St. Paul lobby, which...
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Teen driver charged in fatal Ohio prom night car crash

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have charged the teen driver in an Ohio prom night car crash that caused a 17-year-old girl’s death. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said Thursday that Chynna Brandon is charged with one count of vehicular homicide and two counts of...
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Woman angry at utility worker, leaves her suspended in lift

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a woman got angry at a cable TV worker and left her stranded in the air. Police say the dispute started in Ridgewood on Monday between a woman and an Optimum employee. The Record reports the 59-year-old woman turned off the...
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South Dakota drug prices ballot measure won’t be rewritten

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s Supreme Court this week rejected a push from the pharmaceutical industry to require the state attorney general rewrite his explanation of a measure that would cap the price state agencies could pay for prescription drugs. The high...
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Audit: Online school inflated time students spent learning

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s then-largest online charter school may have broken the law by withholding information used in calculating payments and inflated the amount of time students spent learning by not deducting the time they were inactive, the state auditor said...
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Petal power: Group works to preserve wild Louisiana irises

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Vast stands of wild Louisiana irises — vibrant purple, blue, red, yellow and orange flowers that thrive in the wet, swampy state — have been replaced by roads and buildings, leading to concerns that they are running out of habitat. A small...
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1 killed, 2 badly wounded in South Africa mosque attack

1 killed, 2 badly wounded in South Africa mosque attack JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Attackers entered a South African mosque after midday prayers, stabbed three people and set the place on fire before fleeing, local police said Thursday, as people expressed shock at the kind of...
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Ex-North Korean captive from Ohio reacts to detainee release

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man held in North Korea for six months in 2014 says he is sure three newly released American detainees are “ready to come home.” Jeffrey Fowle was arrested in May 2014 for intentionally leaving a Bible in a nightclub and...
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