As kayaking catches big wave, authorities cite rookie risks

PORT AUSTIN, Mich. (AP) — The conditions seemed ideal: wispy clouds against a blue sky, light wind, temperatures in the high 70s. But two kayakers lasted less than an hour in Lake Huron, making a U-turn back to shore due to choppy waves that couldn't be easily detected from a marina in northeastern Michigan.

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  • Written by By ED WHITE , Associated Press

School announces bid to test medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A small Ohio college says it will apply to become a testing laboratory for medical marijuana in a role that other Ohio schools have been reluctant to pursue.

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Charges for ex-Ohio water plant operator scheduled for trial

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — A trial is still planned for a fired water plant operator charged with misdemeanors for what authorities say was his failure to notify residents of a northeast Ohio village about lead in their drinking water.

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