Lima mayor, 2 counterparts bet on Ohio prep basketball title

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The mayor is so confident that two Lima (LY'-muh) high schools will win Ohio boys basketball championships that he's making a friendly wager with two counterparts supporting the Lima teams' opponents.

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Prison dog programs: Lots of love but lack of standards

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Inmate dog-training programs often draw positive attention for prisons, but they also can open the door to potential problems — from bites to smuggling — that can creep in because of a lack common standards or central organization, according to experts.

  • Written by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

Ohio agency honors farms kept in 1 family for 150-plus years

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio program that recognizes farms owned by the same family for at least a century is adding another category to honor those where the ownership stretches over 150 years.

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