Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town

 

OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson's Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet relationship has turned bitter amid hotly disputed accusations of racism, roiling a school and town long known for their liberal politics.

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  • Written by By DAKE KANG , Associated Press

Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexual assault

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker who attracted national attention last year when he compared President Barack Obama and his wife to monkeys has been accused of sexual assault.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords.

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  • Written by By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer

Spurned medical marijuana applicant pushes new pot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A high-profile proponent of marijuana legalization who was spurned as an applicant for a medical marijuana grower's license announced plans on Monday for a 2018 Ohio ballot issue to legalize the sale and possession of marijuana.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio authorities believe deer may have shed candy bucket

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are cautiously optimistic that a young male deer with a plastic pumpkin stuck on its head for more than a week in central Ohio has finally shed the irritant.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS