Kurds protest across Europe, seek help against IS

PARIS (AP) — Kurdish protesters clashed Tuesday with police in Turkey and forced their way into the European Parliament in Brussels, part of Europe-wide demonstrations against the Islamic State group’s advance on a town on the Syrian-Turkish border. The activists are...
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2 Japanese, 1 American win Nobel for LED lights

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes, a breakthrough that spurred the development of LED technology used to light up computer...

Coal Union Plans Rally Outside EPA Headquarters

TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers of America is organizing a rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants. The union march and rally is scheduled for Tuesday outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s...

Ohio Casino September Revenues To Be Released

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest monthly revenue figures for Ohio’s four voter-approved casinos are due to be released by a regulatory panel. The Ohio Casino Control Commission was scheduled to share the September revenue totals on Tuesday afternoon. In August, the casinos...

Arrest Warrant Sought For Convicted Sex Offender

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to traveling across state lines to have sex with a minor is now considered a fugitive from justice. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said Monday that 28-year-old Mustafa Bazbaz of Oakdale,...

Jury Hearing Closing Arguments In Ohio Judge Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — Closing arguments are underway in the trial of a southwest Ohio juvenile court judge facing felony charges. The Hamilton County Common Pleas jury could begin deliberations some time Tuesday. The defense attorney for Judge Tracie Hunter began his closing...

Early Voting To Begin In Ohio Following Dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Early voting can begin Tuesday morning in Ohio after the U.S. Supreme Court stepped into a dispute over the schedule, pushing the start date back a week in the swing state. Voters will pick the next governor along with other statewide officeholders on Nov....

US Health Providers Expand Their Ebola Precautions

NEW YORK (AP) — Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how good the triage staff is at identifying and isolating possible cases. A small hospital in the...

Sour Flower, ‘Doc’ Schoonover

No one can call businessman Warren Krout impulsive for vacating downtown Findlay after 30-plus years. Most people would have left the 200 block of Main Street seven years ago, if not sooner. Krout, like many other proprietors trying to make a go of it along Main Street, loved...

Letters to the Editor 10-07-14

SUPPORT VB SCHOOL LEVY I feel moved to address Van Buren School voters. I graduated from there in 1946 and that building was old even then. No amount of money could make it fit for our students in this modern age. Our students excel, our teachers receive national and state...