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VIDEO: 2014 State of the City Address

Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik delivers the 2014 State of the City Address on Monday at Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Read the full story on the mayor’s speech here.
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Italy’s new premier wins crucial confidence vote

Premier Matteo Renzi delivers his speech prior to a confidence vote, at the Senate, in Rome, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Renzi, Italy’s youngest premier, is heading a new government he says promises will swiftly tackle old problems.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Matteo...

US judge mulls sending phone hacking case to UK

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge in Los Angeles is suggesting that Great Britain would be the proper place for a Hollywood stuntwoman to pursue a lawsuit against News Corp. and related companies over alleged phone hacking. But after hearing legal arguments Monday, the...
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Tribe’s lawyer: Eviction related to missing funds

This Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 photo released by Alturas Police Department shows Cherie Lash Rhoades. Rhoades, suspected of killing four people at the headquarters of an Indian tribe that was evicting her and her son from its land, had been under federal investigation over at least...
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Italy’s new premier wins crucial confidence vote

Premier Matteo Renzi delivers his speech prior to a confidence vote, at the Senate, in Rome, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Renzi, Italy’s youngest premier, is heading a new government he says promises will swiftly tackle old problems.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Matteo...
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Comedy father figure Harold Ramis dies

FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2009 file photo, actor and director Harold Ramis walks the Red Carpet as he arrives to celebrate The Second City’s 50th anniversary in Chicago. An attorney for Ramis said the actor died Monday morning, Feb. 24, 2014, from complications of...

What’s ahead for drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman?

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Mexican government has extradited suspected drug kingpins to the U.S. in the past, but none with a higher profile than Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who was arrested Saturday in the Mexican port city of Mazatlan. The Sinaloa cartel leader...

Amanda Bynes pleads no contest to reckless driving

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Bynes has pleaded no contest to alcohol-related reckless driving after she clipped a Los Angeles County sheriff’s patrol car. District attorney’s spokeswoman Jane Robison says Bynes entered the plea Monday through her lawyer. The...

Union rep says Dolphins fallout is overblown

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The players’ union representative from the Miami Dolphins says the fallout from their bullying scandal is overblown because every NFL team has a similar locker-room culture. Long snapper John Denney, a nine-year veteran, said Monday he...
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Hagel says US military must shrink to face new era

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, where he recommended shrinking the Army to its smallest size since the buildup to U.S. involvement in World War II in an effort to balance postwar defense needs with budget realities. (AP...