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Stories with person: Mike Simpson
  • Tractor-trailer hitches could be faulty, 6,000 may be in use 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 6:40 am

    BATAVIA, Ohio - On a twisty, snow-lined hill that the locals call "Devil's Backbone," a 12-ton semi-trailer came loose from its tractor and plowed into an oncoming line of pre-dawn commuters.

  • Otter: Disappointed in same-sex marriage ruling 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 4:36 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said he's disappointed in the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide on Friday after leading an unsuccessful fight to protect the state's same-sex marriage ban. Gay rights supporters across the Gem State, however, celebrated the court's long-awaited decision.