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Crews battle fire at Norfolk Southern train yard in Ohio

BELLEVUE, Ohio (AP) – Emergency crews are battling a fire that has engulfed a group of train cars at a Norfolk Southern yard in Ohio. Authorities say the fire began about 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the train yard in Bellevue, 62 miles (99 kilometers) northeast of Cleveland. No injuries have …

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The Latest: Trump suggests US ‘close up’ to stop immigrants

CLEVELAND (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is criticizing U.S. immigration policies during a business roundtable in Cleveland. Trump says people entering the U.S. illegally are taking advantage of “catch-and-release” policies and don’t show up for their immigration court dates. …

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College student was murdered in Mexico, family says

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) – The family of an Amherst College student who was found dead in Mexico is speaking out for the first time, saying he was murdered. A family spokeswoman told the Boston Globe Friday 21-year-old senior Andrew Dorogi was killed while returning from vacation to Cabo San Lucas …

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Pro-marijuana legalization group backs O’Neill for governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An advocacy group for legalized marijuana in Ohio has endorsed Democrat Bill O’Neill for governor. The Ohio Cannabis Institute says it will promote the former Ohio Supreme Court justice among its significant following of registered voters before Tuesday’s primaries. A spokesman for Sir Alan Mooney, the …

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96-year-old WWII vet gets degree delayed by nearly 7 decades

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – A World War II veteran who flew planes for the Navy has received his college degree to a standing ovation 68 years after he took his last class. Ninety-six-year-old Bob Barger was honored Saturday at the University of Toledo’s commencement ceremony, where he received an associate’s …

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Woman sues cop who shared pornographic photo on her phone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio woman has sued a police supervisor who searched her cellphone and found a pornographic photo the lawsuit claims was illegally shared with people. The Akron Beacon Journal reports the 39-year-old woman is seeking $15 million in a lawsuit filed Thursday against Akron Lt. Brian …

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Trump visits Ohio to meet supporters, highlight tax law

CLEVELAND (AP) – President Donald Trump is meeting with supporters and highlighting the benefits of the Republican tax law in Cleveland. Trump is in Ohio on Saturday to attend a fundraiser for the Republican National Committee, meeting first with high-dollar givers and then addressing a larger group of about 250 …

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Ohio couple awakens to find stranger asleep on couch

RITTMAN, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a couple in Ohio was startled to find a stranger who had helped himself to leftover Easter candy and then fell asleep on the couch of their apartment. Rittman police say a 36-year-old man climbed through an unlocked window, got his a sugar fix …

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$143 million Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) – Ohio Lottery officials say a winning ticket in Friday’s $143 million Mega Millions drawing has been sold in Ohio. Lottery spokesman Mike Bycko said Saturday the ticket was sold at Fat Daddy’s Road Dog in Moraine, outside of Dayton. The winner has 180 days to claim his …

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Restaurant where man won $5M pauses game amid legal probe

CLEVELAND (AP) – The Cleveland restaurant where a man won $5.5 million in a weekly raffle has temporarily suspended its jackpot game after Ohio’s attorney general was asked to determine whether it’s legal. Grayton Road Tavern announced Thursday it’s putting the “Queen of Hearts” game on hold while it awaits …

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