A Gaza resident and taxi driver tired of dealing with the region’s ongoing fuel crisis created Gaza’s first electric car, made from all recycled materials for less than $1,000. WORLD +2
Ohio Gov. John Kasich attempted to pay ode to the wives of fellow Republicans absent at a Cincinnati-area rally for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney when he noted that they were busy at home “doing the laundry” and “taking care of the kids.” CINCINNATI -2
Beaver Falls, Pa., is considering enacting a ban on dogs in its central business district to attract more investors and businesses.
A Kenton County, Ky., man is facing 175 animal abuse charges in what appears to be the second-largest animal cruelty case in the county; in July, authorities seized animals living without food and water among rotting animal corpses. CINCINNATI -2
The Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Northeast Ohio Race for the Cure in Cleveland attracted about 2,000 fewer participants than last year’s race, which took place before the foundation’s very public eschewing of Planned Parenthood. WORLD -1
More Japanese women are paying for “Yaeba,” a cosmetic surgery that purposefully alters women’s teeth to make them crooked, crowding the canines and even elongating them because Japanese men allegedly find the imperfection makes women more “approachable.” WORLD -2
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