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5/22/2014 10:07 PM
Horse dies at Churchill Downs
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A racehorse died today at Churchill Downs after a freak fall that the trainer blamed on the sound of a starting gate bell blaring on the track’s new sound system.

5/22/2014 10:03 PM
Las Vegas, Cincinnati drop out for GOP convention
WASHINGTON— Luck has run out for Las Vegas’ push to bring the Republican Party’s next presidential nominating convention to Sin City. Cincinnati also has withdrawn from the list of possible hosts.

5/22/2014 8:51 PM
Tenn. brings back electric chair
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has decided to bring back the electric chair.

5/22/2014 7:15 PM
Boy Scouts name Gates as president
DALLAS — The Boy Scouts of America has formally confirmed former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as its new president.

5/22/2014 5:48 PM
Wellness center planned for Sylvania
Toledo-based healthcare network ProMedica has submitted plans to build a three-story Health and Wellness Center on the 11-acre Starlite Plaza shopping center on Monroe Street in Sylvania.

5/22/2014 12:00 AM
Former Ottawa County sheriff sentenced
Former Ottawa County Sheriff Robert Bratton was placed on probation for a year today in U.S. District Court for his conviction on one count of theft concerning programs receiving federal funds.

5/22/2014 4:10 PM
TPS breaks ground on new stadium
Toledo Public Schools broke ground today on a new football stadium at Scott High School.

5/22/2014 6:06 PM
Jet lands with cracked windshield after Pa. hailstorm
PHILADELPHIA — A jetliner that flew through a hailstorm on its descent into Philadelphia has landed with a cracked windshield.

5/22/2014 5:25 PM
Mich. man gets 40 years for killing boy
BAY CITY, Mich. — A young man who killed a 4-year-old boy on an American Indian reservation in central Michigan has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison, the maximum under his plea agreement.