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A legislative compromise aimed at reining in abuses by high-volume dog breeders while heading off a ballot effort to place puppy mill restrictions in the state's Constitution is headed to Gov. John Kasich.

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Health officials in Ohio are working with the CDC to investigate a viral, multi-state outbreak traced to the Ohio-based Petland store chain.

We don't usually think of adorable puppies as disease vectors, but they might actually be making people sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a Campylobacter outbreak in people and its link to puppies purchased from a chain of pet stores.

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A slew of bills that in other years might have been too controversial to touch not only got hearings at the Statehouse this year. They passed.