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Execution date set for Ohio man who fatally shot couple

Sep. 27, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday set a September 2026 execution date for a man who shot and killed a couple whose house and dog he was caring for while they were away on vacation. Death row inmate George Brinkman pleaded guilty to the 2017 deaths of Rogell...

Woman returns to hometown, opens pet salon

Sep. 25, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

MOORSEBORO, N.C. (AP) — A Moorseboro native has returned to her hometown and brought her own business with her. In April, Liza Jones opened Dirty Paws Pet Salon, 1016 Steel Bridge Road, Mooresboro. The business promises individual grooming services for dogs of all sizes and breeds....

A queen and her corgis: Elizabeth loved breed from childhood

Sep. 11, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — For many people around the world, the word corgi is forever linked to Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Diana once called them a “moving carpet" always by her mother-in-law's side. Stubby, fluffy little dogs with a high-pitched bark, corgis were the late queen's constant...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Aug. 29, 2022 07:22 AM EDT

Detroit News. August 25, 2022. Editorial: Sales tax holiday is pointless pandering Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is proposing a back-to-school supply tax “holiday” that wouldn’t actually give money back to residents anytime soon, despite the promises she claims. ...

USDA scattering rabies vaccines for wildlife in 13 states

Aug. 26, 2022 11:13 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun scattering millions of packets of oral rabies vaccine from helicopters and planes over 13 states from Maine to Alabama. The major aim is to keep raccoons from spreading their strain of the deadly virus to states where...

Testing finds illness sickening Michigan dogs is parvovirus

Aug. 25, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An illness that has sickened dogs in northern Michigan, killing some of them, was found to be canine parvovirus, a common ailment the affected dogs were not fully vaccinated against, state officials said. The ailing dogs displayed clinical signs suggesting...

State, feds investigate illness that's sickened, killed dogs

Aug. 23, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State and federal agencies are investigating an unknown illness that's sickened dogs in northern Michigan and killed at least 30 canines in one county after they exhibited signs of a parvo-like illness. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural...

Woman attacked by a black bear in Vermont

Aug. 23, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

STRAFFORD, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman was attacked by a black bear over the weekend while walking her two dogs on trails on her Strafford property, the state Fish and Wildlife Department reported Tuesday. The 61-year-old woman was treated at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph on...

Nic the dog cheers up patients, staff at Nashville hospital

Aug. 21, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The squeals, claps and cheers exploded the second Nic walked into the nurses station. “Is he here? Nic’s here? Hey, Nic’s here!” Several more nurses, smiling, with hands clasped together, stream in from around the labor and delivery...

Death penalty upheld for Ohio man who fatally shot couple

Aug. 01, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty for a man who shot and killed a couple whose house and dog he was caring for while they were away on vacation. Death row inmate George Brinkman pleaded guilty to the 2017 deaths of Rogell and Roberta John and...