Ohio CEOs are making more than 160 times more than the average Ohioan, according to a new report from the AFL-CIO. In 2012, the average CEO salary was about $6.2 million; the rest of us teeter around $39,000. CINCINNATI -1
A 12-year-old girl from Surrey, British Columbia, scaled back a giant housing development project that would have destroyed an ample portion of old-growth forest by sending an earnest plea to the Surrey mayor, which ended up preserving a good bit of the contested forest land.
Mississippi authorities are looking for the person who shot 39-year-old Carol, an endangered Asian elephant traveling with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Carol is fine, but there’s a $34,000 reward offered for information on the shooter. WORLD -2
Ohio House Republicans still think it’s cool to thwart Planned Parenthood by attempting to strip them of federal funding despite repeated indications from voters in support of women’s reproductive health rights. CINCINNATI -1
Justin Bieber stopped by the Amsterdam Anne Frank House and signed this in the museum guestbook: “Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber.” WORLD -2
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