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Brady suspension overturned by judge

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge deflated “Deflategate” Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football’s integrity. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman said NFL...
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VIDEO: Sights and sounds from the 2015 Hancock County Fair

The 2015 Hancock County Fair opened Wednesday in Findlay with food, farm animals, rides and more. This year’s additions include a Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course that visitors can run through.  
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Senate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress, handing President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory. Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote Wednesday morning, declaring the...

1st Freddie Gray hearing since 6 officers charged in death

BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters demonstrated outside Baltimore Circuit Court on Wednesday morning as the first court hearing began Wednesday in the case of six police officers charged in the death of a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody....
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Hunt for 3 suspects in Illinois officer’s death continues

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officials broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects in the fatal shooting of a popular veteran police officer in a small northern Illinois community. Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Christopher Covelli said hundreds of...
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VIDEO: Courier Chalk Talk – 2015 Week 2

The Courier’s Ted Radick, Dave Hanneman and Michael Burwell preview some of the high school football action coming up in Week 2 of the 2015 season!
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VIDEO: Strickland speaks at union hall

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, currently a candidate for Sen. Rob Portman’s seat in 2016, visited the United Steelworkers Local 207-L union hall in Findlay on Tuesday. MORE: Senate candidates campaigning hard
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Japan scraps Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials. Reversing their earlier support for designer Kenjiro Sano against allegations of plagiarizing the...
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Thai prime minister says bombing suspect arrested at border

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. He said the suspect resembles a yellow-shirted man in a surveillance video who...
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Somali militants overrun base of African Union forces

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists’ capacity to hit back amid a prolonged offensive against them. The attack in the small...