Jane Goodall feels sorry for Cincinnati Zoo director

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Jane Goodall Institute has released an email sent by the primatologist and conservationist to the director of the Cincinnati Zoo expressing empathy with him over the weekend shooting of a gorilla in an effort to protect a small child who entered the primate's habitat.

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City considering dog tethering law, would bar choke collars

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A city in northeast Ohio is weighing a proposal to make it unlawful to tether dogs for more than 10 hours a day and bars using certain types of collars, including choke collars.

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Man accused of chaining girl in basement pleads not guilty

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of chaining a female teenage relative in a basement as punishment has pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and child endangering, and his father is set for arraignment on the same counts.

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