Oldest of zoo gorillas turns 59 at Ohio facility

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A gorilla that officials say is the oldest known gorilla living in a zoo has celebrated her 59th birthday with a party in Ohio.

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Cleveland judge agrees to step down, never run again

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland municipal court judge accused of mistreating staff, defendants and others will step down and agree never to serve as a judge again in exchange for her disciplinary case being dropped.

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Sheriff's office joins probe of Ohio woman's unsolved death

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio sheriff's office has responded quickly to a father's request to add "fresh eyes" to the unsolved homicide death of his daughter who disappeared from her home more than four years ago.

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Amid rise in Ohio traffic deaths, safe holiday travel urged

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are preaching road safety in anticipation of a surge in end-of-year holiday travel, as Ohio already has dozens more traffic deaths this year than in all of 2014.

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