More tests show Ohio village's water OK after lead scare

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency says lead levels in tap water were below the federal allowable limit in most of the recent samples requested by homeowners in the northeast Ohio village of Sebring.

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Judge: No wrongdoing by prosecutors in freed inmate's case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A county and three officials have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the case of an Ohio man freed after serving two decades in prison for a murder his attorneys say he didn't commit.

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Winter thaw triggers sap run in maple country

WEST TOPSHAM, Vt. (AP) — A winter thaw in the Northeast has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start to the syrup season for some producers in parts of New England who have already decided to tap their trees.

  • Written by LISA RATHKE, Associated Press