John Glenn's Ohio birthplace to get historic marker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio birthplace of John Glenn celebrated its place in history on Thursday with a new historic marker commemorating the late astronaut and U.S. senator.

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Michigan may weaken policy on ship ballast water treatment

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers were poised Wednesday to weaken a policy that prohibits oceangoing cargo ships from releasing ballast water at the state's ports until it has been treated to kill invasive species.

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Ohio authorities say shooting suspect killed self on I-75

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted for shooting at a police officer last weekend has fatally shot himself after crashing his vehicle during a police chase on Interstate 75 near Cincinnati.

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