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AP source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

President Barack Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River near Wilmington, Del., Thursday, July 17, 2014, to announce an initiative to increase private sector investment in the nation’s infrastructure. The bridge was closed for emergency...

New Fostoria Economic Development Corp. president named

FOSTORIA — Renee Smith, grants writer for Fostoria Economic Development Corp. and the city, has been named president of the economic development group, effective Aug. 1. “Speaking for myself and the board of trustees, we are very excited to have Renee Smith, with her enthusiasm...

Official: Malaysian Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine

GRABOVO, Ukraine (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the...

Rollover accident reported on I-75 near Cygnet

A non-injury rollover accident is backing up traffic on Interstate 75 near Cygnet, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation and State Highway Patrol. The accident is near Exit 171/Ohio 25, just west of the village, and has closed the right lane of northbound I-75....

UPDATE: Water boil advisory lifted

The West Melrose Avenue boil advisory has been lifted. Addresses that were affected included 619 through 739 W. Melrose Ave.
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American teen beaten in Mideast returns to Florida

This image from an AP video shows Tariq Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian-American teen who relatives allege was beaten by Israeli authorities earlier this month addressing the media after arriving at at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday night, July 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP...
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3 dead in California bank robbery, gunbattle

Stockton Police officers at the scene where bank robbers with hostages were stopped Wednesday July 16, 2014. Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a...
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Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

Richard Sherman, of the Seattle Seahawks, accepts the award for best breakthrough athlete at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) Richard Sherman, of the Seattle Seahawks, accepts the award for best...
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Jerry Sandusky’s son talks of his bedtime ‘ritual’

This June 27, 2014 image released by OWN shows Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, airing on OWN on Thursday, July 17. The network says Matt Sandusky describes grooming,...

Whose Faith Is It, Anyway?

Don’t usually leap into religious topics, but a recent Letter to the Editor drew my attention … and ire. One Dear Reader disliked a story of ours about a new, “seeker-friendly church” at the Findlay Village Mall. Despite her claim that she was not...