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  • Why are Democrats suddenly cheering in Ohio?

    Ted Strickland, a Democrat and former Ohio governor, announced Wednesday he's taking on GOP Sen. Rob Portman. That will be a marquee Senate race in a cycle with lots of opportunities for Democrats.


Photos of the Week Photos of the week 10/16

Bette Zirkelbach, manager of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, cleans 'Irma' with a toothbrush on Oct. 11 in Marathon, Fla. Irma, a baby loggerhead sea turtle, was found on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway on Sept. 11, the day after hurricane Irma hit. Ms. Zirkelbach hopes that Irma can be released with other hatchling...

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