Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a measure into law that will crack down on puppy mills — inhumane, large-scale dog breeding operations run for profit, often resulting in severe neglect and abuse. CINCINNATI +1
Minnesotan great-grandpa Bud Shaefer, 86, discovered his love of cycling a little late in life, but not too late to make the best of it; he now makes rounds as a paperboy in his quaint little town. WORLD +2
So as not to deprive Americans of the highly coveted McRib for the holiday, McDonald’s is encouraging its franchises to be open Christmas Day without offering its workers any overtime pay.
Cincinnati-based Kroger is knee-deep in bidding to acquire the assets of bankrupt Hostess Brands Inc. Some things are better off dead. CINCINNATI -1
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