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TOLEDO — A breakaway Amish group accused of settling a score by carrying out hair-cutting attacks against members of their faith moved into the hills of eastern Ohio two decades ago following a dispute over religious differences. By John Seewer.

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CINCINNATI — People wanting to pay their respects to Neil Armstrong and view an exhibit dedicated to his space exploits were waiting outside the doors for a Cincinnati museum to open Sunday, museum officials said. The exhibit dedicated to Armstrong and space exploration is at the Cincinnati Museum Center's Natural History & Science Museum, which was chosen by Armstrong to receive a moon rock from his Apollo 11 mission. By Lisa Cornwell.



CINCINNATI — Neil Armstrong made "one giant leap for mankind" with a small step onto the moon. Armstrong, who had bypass surgery earlier this month, died Saturday at age 82 from what his family said were complications of heart procedures.

By Lisa Cornwell and Seth Borenstein.

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OBIT-NEIL ARMSTRONG-GLENN — CAPE CANAVERAL — John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, said Neil Armstrong dedicated himself to his country and will always be remembered for pioneering the way to the moon.

OBIT-NEIL ARMSTRONG-LEGACY — WASHINGTON — When man first harnessed fire, no one recorded it. When the Wright Brothers showed man could fly, only a handful of people witnessed it. But when Neil Armstrong took that first small step on the moon in July 1969, an entire globe watched in grainy black-and-white from a quarter-million miles away.


CHARDON — Students and teachers at a northeast Ohio high school where three students were shot and killed last winter are hoping for a normal school year.


CINCINNATI — An anonymous tip from a Drake Hospital nurse 25 years ago to WCPO-TV led to the downfall of serial killer Donald Harvey, ending his 17-year murder spree. By John Kiesewetter. The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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— HARRISON'S HOMECOMING — MIDDLETOWN — The first American to win an Olympic gold medal in judo will make a hero's return to her Ohio hometown. This southwest Ohio city plans a big celebration Tuesday for Kayla Harrison.

— LEOPARD CUBS NAMED — AKRON — Two snow leopard cubs now have names thanks to a public naming contest for the Ohio zoo residents.

— FUNDING FOR HOMELESS — COLUMBUS — Two youth service organizations in Ohio will share nearly $430,000 in grant funding from the state to help young homeless people.