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5/17/2014 2:06 PM
Man charged with tattooing smiley face on girl
CENTERVILLE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with tattooing a smiley face and a derogatory word on a 12-year-old girl’s arm.

5/17/2014 12:34 PM
Volunteers plant 15,000 trees in Detroit
DETROIT — Volunteers are planting hope in Detroit, one tree at a time.

5/17/2014 11:40 AM
Turkish search for missing miners ends
SAVASTEPE, Turkey — Turkish rescue workers have retrieved the bodies of the last two missing miners in the nation’s worst mining disaster, putting the final death toll at 301, the energy minister said today.

5/17/2014 9:11 AM
54 bodies found in Bangladesh ferry disaster
MUNSHIGANJ, Bangladesh — Rescuers have recovered 54 bodies from a ferry that sank in a river during a storm in central Bangladesh, resuming their search today after protests by relatives of people missing in the disaster.

5/17/2014 7:50 AM
NAACP selects new president and CEO
WASHINGTON — The NAACP has selected Cornell William Brooks to become its new national president and CEO.

5/17/2014 7:31 AM
Ohio auctioning surplus computers, electronics
COLUMBUS — Ohio officials say computers, other electronic equipment and gold jewelry are among the surplus property items for sale at a state auction.

5/17/2014 12:00 AM
Rare video shows FDR walking
HARRISBURG — It was July 7, 1937, and Jimmie DeShong — a native of Harrisburg and a pitcher for the Washington Senators baseball team — was on the field at D.C.’s Griffith Stadium, filming players warming up before the All-Star Game, including baseball greats such as Lou Gehrig, Lefty Gomez, and Hank Greenberg.

5/17/2014 12:14 AM
More Ohio voters want gay marriage
COLUMBUS — Underscoring the dispute among gay rights groups over when to ask voters to overturn the 2004 constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, a poll released Friday shows Ohioans are still sharply divided on the issue.

5/17/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo native heads USS Toledo
GROTON, Conn. — When Michael Majewski graduated from Start High School 23 years ago, he decided to join the Navy because he thought he needed more structure in his life.

5/17/2014 12:00 AM
Toledoan indicted for attempted murder
Derrion Boyd, 20, of 228 W. Delaware Ave. was indicted Tuesday on charges of felonious assault, attempted murder, and discharge of a firearm upon or over a public road or highway, each with firearms specifications.