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April 1, 2014

In Other News, April 1

Editor’s note: “In Other News” is a list of state, national and global headlines compiled by The Daily Citizen news staff. To suggest a story, email the appropriate link to inothernews@daltoncitizen.com. The deadline is 3 p.m.

‘Jesus is Muslim’ billboards stir local minister to action

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A group of billboards set throughout Central Ohio so offended one local minister that he says he’s taking his message to the streets this weekend. Dave Daubenmire, of Pass the Salt Ministries, says he plans to organize a rally. Daubenmire says he and others in his ministry were shocked to see billboards bearing “Jesus Is Muslim” and “Mohammed is in the Bible” messages. — ABC 6

Man lost at sea while performing California beach baptism

A man swept out to sea by seven-foot waves during an oceanside baptismal ceremony in California on Sunday remained missing a day later as hopes faded he would be found alive, officials said on Monday. — Reuters

He’s all-Ivy — accepted to all Ivy League colleges

In the next month, Kwasi Enin must make a tough decision: Which of the eight Ivy League universities should he attend this fall? A first-generation American from Shirley, N.Y., the 17-year-old violist and aspiring physician applied to all eight, from Brown to Yale. — USA Today

Man reports being stabbed twice on same day

DES MOINES, Iowa —Des Moines police were called to a metro hospital on a report of a stabbing early Sunday. Police said Corey Williams, 28, of Des Moines, was brought to the hospital by two friends after they said he was stabbed during a fight. — KCCI

Boy, 5, found beaten and malnourished inside closet of Texas home

HOUSTON — Deputies have arrested and charged a Spring couple accused of keeping a 5-year-old boy malnourished inside the stairway closet of their home. Investigators said the child was found in his diaper in the small closet by his 16-year-old brother at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Then the teen confronted his father, Bradley Bleimeyer. The teen and father got into a fist fight and officers were called to the house in the 21500 block of Castlemont. — KHOU

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