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Open Arms to receive state grant

Findlay’s Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services is one of 23 rape crisis centers in Ohio to receive a grant from the state, which will be used to help sexual assault survivors. The funds will come from Ohio’s $2 million Rape Crisis Program Trust Fund, according to...
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Political changes come fast, furious in Ukraine

Anti-government protesters watch a live broadcast from the parliament in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. European officials say Ukrainian protesters have agreed to a deal with Ukraine’s president on defusing a deadly political crisis. Earlier Friday President...

US praises Ukraine deal; calls for concrete action

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday praised an agreement between Ukraine’s president and the opposition to end violence and said it should be implemented immediately. White House press secretary Jay Carney said in a written statement that the U.S. offers its...

Renzi forms new Italian government

ROME (AP) — Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi has formed Italy’s new government, saying the broad coalition aims to give the economically-strapped country “hope.” Renzi, who had been serving as Florence mayor, will be Italy’s youngest premier...

Re-release of ‘Anchorman 2′ features 763 new jokes

NEW YORK (AP) — With nearly every joke substituted for a new one, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” will return to movie theaters for one week. Paramount Pictures announced Friday that an R-rated version of “Anchorman 2″ with 763 new jokes will...

Ohio Air Base To Lease Some Property To Cut Costs

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio Air Force base plans to lease property on and off the base to cut costs amid shrinking defense budgets and to bolster public and private partnerships. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports the possibilities could include sharing services and...
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How Ukraine’s economic decay fueled protests

View on Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Fierce clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine’s capital have shattered the brief truce Thursday and an Associated Press reporter has seen...
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Obama meets with Dalai Lama; visit rankles China

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama acknowledges the audience before speaking at an event entitled: “Happiness, Free Enterprise, and Human Flourishing” Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Tibetan...
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Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine

FILE – In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, Sony Corp. President and CEO Kazuo Hirai reacts during a press conference at the Sony headquarters in Tokyo when Sony announced it was selling its Vaio personal computer operations and also cutting its global workforce by...

Wig designer says Nicki Minaj took his designs

ATLANTA (AP) — A wig designer has sued singer Nicki Minaj, accusing the star of harming his business and selling wigs based on his designs. Terrence Davidson filed a lawsuit Friday against Onika Maraj, who uses the stage name “Nicki Minaj (mih-NAHJ’),”...