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      Southwest Ohio couple convicted of animal cruelty

      Kenneth and Debora Morgan face a possible penalty of up to 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.

      OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - A southwest Ohio couple has been convicted of misdemeanor animal cruelty charges after the deaths of two horses. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that a Butler County jury in Oxford deliberated about an hour Monday evening before reaching the verdict. Kenneth and Debora Morgan of the Hamilton area will be sentenced Thursday. They face a possible penalty of up to 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. The Morgans don't have a listed telephone number and no attorney name was available in court records.

      (Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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