Senators want higher liability for Great Lakes oil spills

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's U.S. senators want the Department of Transportation to make sure oil pipelines crossing underneath the Great Lakes are treated as "offshore" and not "onshore" to ensure the owners will have to pay the full cost of a cleanup if there is a spill.

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Ohio questions learning time at online charter school

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are questioning the amount of learning time received by students at Ohio's largest online school as they prepare to release findings of an updated attendance audit next month.

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Trooper saves 4-month-old from fiery upside-down car

GRANVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper pulled out a 4-month-old boy who was hanging upside down in his car seat inside a vehicle that had overturned and caught fire.

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