Crash injures Findlay motorcyclist

A Findlay motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday afternoon when he was struck by a car near the Kroger store on Sixth Street. Victor Benard, 50, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, city police reported. Benard was riding east on Sixth Street at 4:46...
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Murray grits through cramps to win at U.S. Open

Andy Murray, of the United Kingdom, stretches his left leg during the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament against Robin Haase, of the Netherlands, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Andy Murray, of the United Kingdom, stretches his left...

John Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies

This undated photo provided by the Apollo Education Group shows John G. Sperling, founder of the Univertsity Of Phoenix. Sperling, 93, a billionaire, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at a hospital near San Francisco, according to a statement from Apollo Education Group, the parent...
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Renewed calls for early-warning system after quake

The earthquake-damaged historic winery building dating from 1886 at Trefethen Family Vineyards leans Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery hopes to save the building that is in danger of collapse after San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years...

Freed U.S. reporter’s dad praises son’s noble cause

JOINVILLE-LE-PONT, France (AP) — The overjoyed father of the American journalist freed by Islamic militants said Monday that his son and others who venture into dangerous lands like Syria deserve praise for wanting to “bear witness … tell the truth about...
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Jets suspend CB Dimitri Patterson ‘indefinitely’

This is a 2014 photo of Dimitri Patterson of the New York Jets NFL football team. This image reflects the New York Jets active roster as of Monday, June 16, 2014 when this image was taken. (AP Photo) This is a 2014 photo of Dimitri Patterson of the New York Jets NFL football...
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Meyer not kidding when he says Buckeyes are good

FILE – This Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, file photo shows Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett throwing a pass during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio. Barrett, a redshirt freshman who’s never taken a collegiate snap, is set to start when the Buckeyes...
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Buccaneers bringing in Incognito for a visit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith watches his team play during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buccaneers won the game 27-14. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert) Tampa Bay Buccaneers head...
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Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

Army Major General Stephen Lyons speaks during a news conference at the base in Fort Lee, Va., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. A female soldier with a gun inside a key building at a Virginia Army base turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn’t wound any others as...
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Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn’t deter tourists

A worker removes an earthquake-damaged wine barrel from a barrel storage facility Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California’s wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing...