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VIDEO: Corps hold meetings with public

  The Army Corps of Engineers held public meetings on the Blanchard River flood mitigation plan at the Hancock County Engineer’s Office on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Army Corps commander discusses flood plan forum

Lt. Col. Karl Jensen, commander of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo Division, talks about the public forum being held to discuss the Blanchard River flood mitigation proposal on Wednesday at Findlay High School.
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VIDEO: Corps video shows how plan reduces flooding

The Army Corps of Engineers has released a video demonstrating how its proposed flood plan would control flooding of the Blanchard River at Findlay during a 100-year storm event. The computer simulation shows the combined flow of water in the river and Eagle and Lye creeks that...
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Pope OKs resignation of U.S. bishop for not reporting abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, answering calls by victims to take action against bishops who cover up for pedophile priests. The Vatican said Tuesday that...
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Mets’ Jerry Blevins injured in win over Miami

NEW YORK (AP) — One week of winning baseball from Matt Harvey and the Mets has created something new at Citi Field this season: noise. Now they’ll try to sustain that early success without several critical players, including left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins, an Arcadia...
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Bauer leads Indians over White Sox 4-2, stopping 4-game skid

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer won consecutive starts for the first time in his three-plus seasons in the major leagues, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Wednesday to stop a four-game losing streak, Bauer (2-0), who pitched six hitless innings against...
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Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot in custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police arrested a man who landed his small, one-person helicopter on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor’s Center. The man’s identity and motive were not immediately known. Capitol Police...
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Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened the way for Russia’s delivery of a sophisticated air defense missile system to Iran, a move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic’s military capability. Russia signed the $800 million contract to...
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Rubio tells top donors he’s running for president

MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio on Monday took on Hillary Rodham Clinton in his first words as a presidential candidate, telling top donors he is running for the Republican nomination because the 2016 race for the White House should be about the future, not the past. The first-term...
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Aaron Hernandez jury resumes deliberations for 5th day

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Jurors deciding whether to convict former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez of murder went back to work Monday for a fifth day of deliberations. The 12 jurors spent nearly 20 hours last week deliberating. They will work late into the afternoon...