An 80-year-old Connecticut lobster escaped narrow death at a seafood restaurant when a sympathetic old human bought the crustacean just to set it free. WORLD +2
Pigs at the Butler County Fair are being blamed for an outbreak of a strain of swine flu that caused dozens of fair attendees to suffer from flu-like symptoms. CINCINNATI -1
A Celina, Ohio police dog suffering from a heart condition died after a deputy left the animal in a hot patrol car.
NASA’s nuclear-powered Curiosity rover arrived safely on Mars and sent back its first color photos and a video after an eight-month, 352-million-mile journey. WORLD +2
A crew of scientists probing a remote cave network in Venezuela for an upcoming documentary discovered three new species, one of which is a flesh-eating, swimming cricket. WORLD -1
Some disabled Ohio children are regularly locked in jail cell-like “seclusion” rooms or closets as a method of punishment, according to an investigation from StateImpact Ohio and The Columbus Dispatch, a discipline tactic with ample evidence against its merit. CINCINNATI -1
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