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Ellen’s Oscar celeb selfie a landmark media moment
Ellen DeGeneres’ celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa.
Crisis sharply divides small town
For years, the little Crimean town was closed off from the rest of the world, a secretive community, at the edge of a key Soviet naval base, sealed by roadblocks and armed guards.
So far Ohio casinos are falling short of projected revenues
As the last of Ohio’s voter-approved casinos celebrated its first birthday Monday, revenue projections for the first full year of operations for all four gambling destinations are falling far short of campaign promises.
Indians’ John Axford 18 for 18 in Oscars picks
After converting 49 consecutive saves from 2011 to early 2012, John Axford has another streak going.
Few licensed dogs labeled as dangerous despite law
An Ohio law designed to protect residents from the type of incidents that led to the mauling death of Klonda Richey of Dayton has identified only a tiny percentage of licensed dogs as dangerous or vicious, and is being enforced unevenly by area animal resource officials, an investigation by this newspaper found.
Homes sought for cats of woman killed by dogs
Many of the cats cared for by an Ohio woman who police say was fatally mauled by two dogs have been put up for adoption at an animal shelter.
State suing bars to collect smoking fines
Doctor Doodles Lounge co-owner George Sexton said he quit smoking cigarettes after 20 years. But until lately he couldn’t seem to get his customers to do the same, particularly inside his business, and that has landed him in trouble with the state.
Each person’s path is unique when recovering
“Don’t drink or use drugs and just go to meetings.” This phrase is heard throughout recovery programs around the world. Don’t pick up a drink or take those pills is a simple statement. If you don’t start again, you won’t be facing getting picked up for a DUI, jail, or overdosing. Sounds simple? Not really.
Wide range of wintry conditions affects half of U.S.
Tourists flocked to the monuments in the nation’s capital Sunday to enjoy 50-degree temperatures before yet another winter storm was expected to dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the East Coast.
Relentless winter delays maple syrup season
The unrelenting winter is turning out to be particularly bitter for Ohio’s maple syrup producers.
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