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A man wanted to show just how connected to cell phones we've become, so he has married his.

Man marries smartphone, but not for the reason you think

Las Vegas is the place where anyone can get a quickie marriage. You just need the happy couple and a license and you're married. Nowadays, people are more connected to their smartphones and devices than real people. So one man decided to marry his smartphone.  Aaron Chervenak drove from Los ...

Former U.S. President George Bush visits a tent camp for earthquake survivors on the outskirts of Islamabad on January 17, 2006 in Pakistan. Bush, 81, came as a special envoy for the United Nations to speak with survivors of the October 8 earthquake that killed more than 75,000 people and left another 3.5 million homeless. He had been scheduled to visit the earthquake zone, but helicopter flights to the area were grounded because of bad weather. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

George H.W. Bush to 5-year-old: Sorry kid, I still hate broccoli

A 5-year-old boy with a love for broccoli attempted – and failed -- to persuade former President George H.W. Bush to give broccoli another chance. Bush, 92, famously banned broccoli from Air Force One during his presidency. >> Read more trending stories "I do not like broccoli," Bush said in ...

Helping someone with Alzheimer’s grieve

Following the death of a friend’s mom there was some discussion about how to best engage in a conversation with her dad, who had Alzheimer’s disease, about his wife’s death. Fearing that I would provide an inaccurate response to this question, I sought out guidance from staff of the local ...

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Cat holds couple 'hostage'

A Wisconsin couple faced a predicament  earlier this month. Their cat wouldn't let them out of their home.  So what did they do? They did whatever anyone in an emergency situation would: Call 911. >> Read more trending stories  The couple told authorities that their cat was holding them against ...

United Way’s Volunteer Connection: Life Essentials guardian angels

Organization: Life EssentialsWeb address: www.LifeEssentials.orgDescription of role: Guardian angels. A guardian makes decisions for a person who can no longer make their own decisions according to the probate court. Guardians make every effort to make decisions with their ward. In other words, they understand the needs, values, etc. of the ...

Jimmy Rohrer and Danielle Reboulet, a 2016 graduate of Wayne High School and the 2016 Guy E. Rohrer, Jr., Memorial Scholarship recipient. Reboulet will be attending the University of Dayton in the fall. CONTRIBUTED

Police officer remembered through scholarship

For 28 years, Guy E. Rohrer, Jr., was a devoted member of the Dayton Police Department and the Fraternal Order of Police until tragedy struck in 1988 and a boating accident claimed the 51-year-old officer’s life. In honor of her husband’s memory and his belief in the importance of education, ...

Franchesca has long hair. CONTRIBUTED

The Tenth Life Pet of the Week: Franchesca

Name: FranchescaGender: FemaleColor: Gray longhairAge: 14 monthsWeight: 10 poundsWhy she is special: Franchesca was part of a stray litter found in Beavercreek. She has a terrific personality. She gets along very well with other cats and every human she comes in contact with. She is absolutely beautiful with her long ...

Your family doctor can be your gatekeeper

Patients dealing with a certain health symptom and armed with their own research on the possible cause may question whether they should consult a primary care provider or just go straight to a specialist. However, one local physician says the answer is quite clear.“A primary care provider should be seen ...

Abortion opponents gathered outside the Capitol on July 8, 2013 to hear speeches and rally in favor of legislation to regulate abortion clinics in Texas. ALBERTO MART펅Z / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulations

A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tossed out Texas abortion restrictions that would have closed more than half of the clinics in the state. >> Read more trending stories   The ruling overturned the heart of the law known as House Bill 2, passed during the second of two ...

Hernias and how to know the signs and symptoms

As you bend down to pick up the groceries, all of the sudden you feel a pop and have shooting pain in the abdomen — or worse yet, in the groin. Maybe that pain is where you have a scar from surgery. Could these be the first signs that you ...

Watching fireworks at a community event is the safest way to enjoy them. STAFF

Fourth of July safety: 6 tips for an injury free holiday

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, more than 3,000 children younger than the age of 15 go to the emergency department each year in the United States because of fireworks. Sparklers, which parents typically view as relatively harmless fireworks for children, account for one-third of the injuries to children under the ...

RALEIGH, NC - JUNE 22: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds on June 22, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Clinton discussed her vision for America in the future and the issues she would tackle if elected president. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

5 local things to know Monday

1. Clinton in Cincinnati today Hillary Clinton is coming to Cincinnati today to discuss her wide-ranging economic agenda that would raise taxes by more than $1 trillion in 10 years. Clinton wants to finance an expansion of education, science and retirement programs as well as bring about a wave of ...

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Humane Society looks to fill vacant jobs soon

The Clark County Humane Society’s will soon fill vacant leadership roles in the organization after volunteers raised concerns about staff shortages, the board president said. Most recently the organization’s shelter coordinator resigned, as well as the shelter office manager. Two other shelter workers were also dismissed from their jobs, the ...

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Louisiana officials praise mom accused of whipping sons who allegedly burglarized home

A Louisiana mother accused of whipping her sons for allegedly burglarizing a home is being lauded by state officials. >> Click here to watch the news report According to WBRZ, Schaquana Spears, 30, was arrested and charged Monday with two counts of felony child cruelty after deputies said she whipped ...

Handling tantrums on vacation

Dear Kid Whisperer,I’m curious if you have any tips for preventing/combating meltdowns while traveling this summer? I’m thinking about on-location strategies for the airport, beach, or family outings when dealing with my 6 year old. Thanks for all the wisdom! – Callie, Newark, OhioCallie,Two weeks ago I showed you how ...

Springfield hosting national powerlifting meet

The Natural Athlete Strength Association Open Nationals powerlifting tournament is being held in Springfield this weekend. The two-day event will bring as many as 400 powerlifters to Springfield Health and Fitness, 202 N. Limestone St. Lifters from across the country, including as far as Oklahoma, will participate in the event, ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up while addressing the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Conference in Washington, Friday, June 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Evangelical leader claims Trump has accepted Christ

According to one leading evangelical figure, Donald Trump has found religion. Dr. James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, told Michael Anthony of Godfactor that Trump recently developed and accepted a relationship with Jesus Christ. The interview took place Tuesday in New York, during the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's ...

A full-page advertisement seeking potential wives for Utah businessman Baron Brooks was published in Idaho's Coeur d'Alene Press newspaper on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Meddling father blamed for newspaper ad seeking wife for Utah businessman

A meddling father who took out a full-page ad in an Idaho newspaper to help his conservative son find a wife is set to interview any interested women on Saturday. >> Read more trending stories Arthur Brooks took out an advertisement in his son's name last weekend, according to The ...

Deadly amoeba found at National Whitewater Center, activities suspended

The U.S. National Whitewater Center voluntarily closed its whitewater rafting activities Friday afternoon after water samples tested positive for a brain-eating amoeba, officials confirmed. >> Read more trending stories The tests, which found Naegleria Fowleri at the Whitewater Center, are preliminary. Final results will not be ready until next week. Visitors ...

Two people talk after taking a dip on May 11, 2014 on the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.&nbsp;(Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Young man drowns taking selfie, 6 others killed trying to save him, reports say

A young man slipped and drowned while taking a selfie on an algae-covered platform on the Ganges River in India on Wednesday and six other people died attempting to save him, according to multiple reports. >> Read more trending stories Shivam Gupta, 19, was taking a selfie on the Ganga ...

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