Buyers beware: Historic lighthouses come with costs

PORT AUSTIN REEF LIGHT, Mich. (AP) — When Lou Schillinger and his volunteer cadre began restoring an 1890s lighthouse more than two miles off the Michigan shore in Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay, they first needed to remove 30 years' accumulation of gull and pigeon feces whose depth measured in feet rather than inches.

  • Written by ROGER SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

Study to look at impact of pipeline construction on fields

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio State University plans to launch a study in conjunction with the construction of a 215-mile petroleum pipeline that stretches from eastern Ohio to the Michigan border.

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Attorney general hiring outside lawyer for civil rights case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he can't prosecute civil rights charges against the Columbus police division because his office considers the police chief an employee.

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