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Ohio man drives cross-country rescuing dogs

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Every two weeks, an Ohio man drives 4,200 miles to save unwanted dogs from overpopulated shelters in the South, packs them up in a semitrailer and finds them loving homes in the northeastern United States.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Report: Legal guardian system fails many Ohioans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The court-appointed guardian system created to help Ohio's elderly and mentally disabled residents and children has failed many it serves and allows unscrupulous guardians to rob their wards of freedom, dignity and money, a newspaper reported Sunday.

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Beaches along Great Lakes to get life-saving aids

DETROIT (AP) — An effort to prevent people from drowning due to dangerous currents along the Great Lakes will include installing kits with life-saving aids such as ring buoys and youth life jackets at 10 public beaches along Lake Michigan, officials announced Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Ohio probes illegal viewing of movies at prison

GRAFTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prisons spokeswoman says investigators are looking into allegations that guards showed pirated movies to inmates at a northeast Ohio prison.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Executive pleads guilty in Ohio campaign probe

CLEVELAND (AP) — The chief financial officer of a northeast Ohio telemarketing firm has agreed to cooperate in a case involving allegations that the company funneled illegal campaign contributions to two candidates.

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Officials: 1.8M pounds of ground beef recalled

DETROIT (AP) — Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Coast Guard warns of alcohol dangers in boating

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is warning boaters of the dangers of operating vessels while under the influence of alcohol.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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Ohio gas prices don't move much from last week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices in Ohio haven't moved much over the past week.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014

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