Former president Jimmy Carter hospitalized in Ohio

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CLEVELAND – An airport spokeswoman in Cleveland says former President Jimmy Carter was taken off the plane by rescue crews and has been hospitalized.

Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, says the 85-year-old former president was a passenger on a commercial flight to Cleveland on Tuesday morning and became ill.

According to the website for Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Carter was due in Cleveland for a book-signing.
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