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Arkansas plans to appeal same-sex marriage ruling

Jennifer Rambo, right, of Fort Smith, Ark., kisses her partner Kristin Seaton, left, of Jacksonville, Ark., following their marriage ceremony in front of the Carroll County Courthouse as Sheryl Maples, far left, the lead attorney who filed the Wright v. the State of Arkansas...

Findlay landmark reduced to rubble

A downtown Findlay landmark, the former Elks building at 601 S. Main St., was reduced to rubble in one day on Saturday. Demolition work began at the rear of the building and slowly moved toward the front. Near the end, all that remained standing was the building’s front...

‘I Am Enough’ anti-drug campaign kicks off

By GENNA FREED STAFF WRITER In 2011, the Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services board surveyed 18- to 25-year-olds and found that an overwhelming 78 percent believed that prescription drug abuse or misuse is inappropriate and unacceptable. The board is...
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Twitter proposal brings Texans cheerleader to prom

High school student Michael Ramirez, right, and Houston Texans cheerleader Caitlyn pose for pictures outside a restaurant before attending the prom Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Houston. Ramirez sent Caitlyn a Twitter message saying “If I get 10,000 retweets will you go to...
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Gordon pulls away late for win at Kansas Speedway

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon celebrates in victory lane after winning the Sprint Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon celebrates in victory lane after winning the Sprint Cup Series...

Report: Gov’t agents protected director’s aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of a Secret Service special unit responsible for patrolling near the White House were pulled off that assignment over at least two months in 2011 to protect the assistant of the agency’s director while she was engaged in a dispute with a...
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Balloon crash looms over U. of Richmond graduation

This photo provided by Nancy Johnson shows what authorities say is a hot-air balloon that wass believed to have caught fire and crashed in Virginia, Friday, May 10, 2014. Virginia State Police received calls of the crash shortly before 8 p.m., police spokeswoman Corinne Geller...

Motorcycle crash reported

McComb Fire and EMS are responding to a report of a motorcycle crash on Ohio 613, near Township 117, west of McComb. The accident was reported about 12:28 a.m.

Prep track: Nye, PH throwers win at Montpelier

MONTPELIER “” Patrick Henry swept the boys throwing events, and Zach Nye captured the 110-meter high hurdles Saturday at Monpelier’s Lamberson Invitational. Natalie Herder won the high jump (5-0) to lead Patrick Henry’s girls. Team scores were not reported...

Boys tennis: Upper wins four titles at NCC tourney

BUCYRUS — It was a solid day Saturday for Upper Sandusky’s boys tennis team as the Rams claimed four championships and a runner-up at the North Central Conference tournament at Bucyrus High School. The Rams swept the Nos. 2 and 3 singles spots and both doubles draws....