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NFL draft prospects consider life in the big time

This May 6, 2014 photo shows NFL Draft prospect Kony Ealy, a defensive end from Missouri, getting a haircut during the 5th Annual NFL Pre-Draft Gifting & Style Suite at the Sean John showroom in New York. Ealy is among dozens of prospects on the National Football...
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NFL Draft: 5 things to get ready for

This May 6, 2014 photo shows NFL Draft prospect Sammy Watkins, a wide receiver from Clemson, during an interview at the 5th Annual NFL Pre-Draft Gifting & Style Suite at the Sean John show room in New York. Watkins is among dozens of prospects on the National Football...
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Obama hangs with Spielberg, Springsteen at benefit

President Barack Obama, right, gets a hug from movie director Steven Spielberg after Obama was presented with the USC Shoah Foundation Ambassadors for Humanity award as he attends the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala in Los Angeles,...
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Albuquerque activists eye history in new protest

FILE–In this Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, Chicano Movement leader Reies Lopez Tijerina, appears at an event honoring the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in Santa Fe, N.M. In 1967, Tijerina and armed followers raided a courthouse in Tierra Amarilla,...

Locally: Frantz places 21st in half marathon

WASHINGTON — University of Findlay student Cassandra Frantz finished 21st in the Nike Women’s Half Marathon recently. Frantz, a Cory-Rawson graduate, finished the 13.1-mile race in a time of one hour, 28 minutes and nine seconds.

BVC Softball: Hardin Northern’s Bame fans 15 USV batters

MCGUFFEY — Addy Bame pitched a complete-game shutout, struck out 15 Upper Scioto Valley batters and allowed just four hits in Hardin Northern’s 2-0 nonconference softball win on Wednesday. Bame also doubled and singled at the plate, and Micheala Curtis hit two singles...

Federal agents target synthetic drugs, sellers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration is trying to stay one step ahead of synthetic drug makers, wholesalers and retailers as it broadens its crackdown on the growing black market product. DEA agents fanned out across the country Wednesday and made more 150...

Old photos become modern treasure

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer The family tree of Johann Georg and Elizabeth (Wilch) Marquardt just got a little easier to research. A new website contains photographs and biographical information about the couple who were married in 1857 in Hancock County and had eight...

Senior Center to host hymn sing

The Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave., will host a community hymn sing from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. The hymn sings are held four times a year, in February, May, August and November, and are open to everyone of any denomination. Participants will sing from hymnals and will be...

Style show set for seniors today

The Hancock County Agency on Aging, 339 E. Melrose Ave., will host a style show from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today featuring the summer fashions of Christopher Banks. Senior citizens will be modeling. Christopher Banks will provide two $25 gift cards as door prizes, and everyone will...