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U.S. Secret Service director resigns
WASHINGTON — Embattled U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, the first woman to lead the agency in charge of protecting the president, resigned amid mounting criticism over a series of security lapses.

Updated 59 minutes ago
California taking policy lead
SACRAMENTO — California completed a legislative session in which the most populous state affirmed its position as a laboratory for issues from gun violence to the environment to the most intimate human relations.

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Ohio pilot who circled the globe dies at 88
CINCINNATI — Fifty years after she made aviation history, Jerrie Mock chuckled when asked whether she ever got scared while circling the globe alone.

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U.S. EPA chief: Toledo Crisis ‘a wake-up call’ for U.S.
Toledo has become a national poster child for better water-treatment plants, fewer algae-inducing nutrients, and efforts to combat climate change for America’s top environmental official.

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World wildlife populations halved in 40 years
The new Living Planet Index report from the World Wildlife Fund opens with a jaw-dropping statistic: We’ve killed about half the world’s nonhuman vertebrate animal population since 1970.

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Ebola deaths reach 3,338
GENEVA — The death toll from the world's worst ever Ebola outbreak reached 3,338 people out of 7,178 cases in West Africa as of Sept. 28, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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N. Toledo man charged with retaliation
A North Toledo man charged with sending a threatening letter to the judge who sentenced him to prison was found guilty of retaliation today following a two-day jury trial.

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LeBron James bringing his story to TV
CLEVELAND — LeBron James is hoping to motivate kids by telling his own inspiring story.