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Spurs’ Buford named Executive of Year

Portland Trail Blazers’ Robin Lopez (42) and Nicolas Batum (88) battle with San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan (21) for a rebound during the first half of Game 1 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP...

Reineke wins GOP nomination in 88th House District

FREMONT — Bill Reineke Jr. won the Republican nomination Tuesday to represent the Ohio 88th House District, which covers Sandusky County and most of Seneca County. Propelled by a strong Seneca County voter turnout, the Tiffin car dealer garnered 49 percent of the vote in a...
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Circus acrobat willing to do hair-hanging again

In this undated family photo, Samantha Pitard, left, poses for a photo with Andrey Medeiros. Pitard was one of eight acrobats performing a hair-hanging stunt on Sunday, May 4, 2014, during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus when a clip at the top of the...

Tiffin man sentenced to life in prison for Carey killings

Richard L. Clark Jr. will spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and another man inside a Carey clubhouse. Clark, 65, of rural Tiffin,  was sentenced this morning on two counts of aggravated murder in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court....
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Universities rethink fight songs to ban lyrics

FILE – In this Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, Utah players celebrate at the end of their NCAA college football game against Colorado, in Salt Lake City. University of Utah President David Pershing says he agrees it’s time to consider some changes to the school fight song...
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Hawaii releases video of teen dropping from jet

This April 20, 2014 image taken from a surveillance video provided by the Hawaii Department of Transportation, shows a California teen, left, after hopping from a jet’s wheel well in Maui, Hawaii. Police said Tuesday, May 6, that they plan to interview the teen who stowed...

Michael Sam wins Arthur Ashe Courage Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Sam has been selected the winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The Missouri defensive end who likely will be drafted by an NFL team this weekend, will receive the award given to individuals who transcend sports at The 2014 ESPYs on July 16. Sam,...
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Model Power is Going out of Business

Milepost 828 Model Power, a model railroad manufacturer for over sixty years is closing its doors forever. Among other things, they have manufactured lower-end train sets, locomotives and rolling stock as well as a variety of plastic buildings. Recently, they acquired the old...
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APNewsBreak: Holiday delayed work in hot NYC jail

FILE – In this March 12, 2014, file photo, a picture of Jerome Murdough is held by his mother and sister in the Queens borough of New York. Murdough, a 56-year-old mentally ill inmate at Rikers Island jail, “baked” to death in his overheated cell during one of...