Villagers in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region have discovered four barrels containing 248 human fetuses preserved in formaldehyde in a forest in the Ural Mountains. Police suspect a nearby hospital dumped the barrels. WORLD -2
If it hadn’t been for one robbery suspect’s sticky fingers, he might have evaded police: The 26-year-old who robbed a gas station in Anderson Township in June has been apprehended thanks to a fingerprint he left on a Little Debbie strawberry snack cake. CINCINNATI +1
A professor from the University of Rochester conducted a study that found consumers find themselves less inhibited when ordering food online: People quadruple bacon toppings when placing cyber orders versus via face-to-face.
The worst drought in half a century is drying up crops such as corn and soybeans, causing prices of several common grocery store items to creep up. CINCINNATI -2
Ukrainian lawmakers have proposed a bill that would impose prison terms and fines for any spread of “propaganda of homosexuality,” which the bill defines as any positive public depiction of gays. WORLD -2
The Ohio Board of Regents voted unanimously to recommend that universities across Ohio consider establishing their campuses as tobacco-free, a change the Regents hope will promote a healthier environment for learning. CINCINNATI +1
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