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Letters bind local family with WWII vet they never met
For years, the Bleau family has visited Willow Cemetery in Oregon, scouring headstones for a name. This year, when they return to the cemetery, they can lay flowers on that grave and say prayers for the soldier they never knew but who has been in their hearts more than two decades.

Burger Bash adds bite to KABOOM
Hundreds of hungry hamburger lovers devoured baskets of burgers.
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Taylor Automotive opens 3rd Hyundai dearlership
Central Avenue Strip site called satellite store.

Hens shuffle up, win
Ferrell gets bumped up to Detroit.

Local chaplains faith guardians
Drill weekend with the chaplains of the 180th Fighter Wing.
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Truck rams cars, patrons in Walmart parking lot
Driver reportedly struck several people near Port Clinton.
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Patrol volunteers hit the trails
Ottawa-Jermain Park gets help.


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Fireworks shoot into Colo. crowd
9 suffered minor burns during overnight incident.
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Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance in Cuba
88-year-old visited 19 cheese masters for four hours.
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Tentative agreement reached on Iran sanctions relief
It’s among the most contentious issues in a long-term nuclear agreement.
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Extra patrols out for the weekend
Area officers are focusing on speeding and impaired driving.
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Marilou Johanek
Why is Kasich planning a presidential run?
The governor is prone to bizarre stream-of-consciousness ramblings.
TK Barger
19th-century guide to faith has it all
“Illustrated Book of All Religions” is fascinating.
Keith Burris
Getting to green: Cars are the key
Motorized vehicles cause 75 percent of carbon monoxide pollution in U.S.
Matt Markey
Storm creates unpredictable fishing
Rivers pumping ’chocolate’ milk into Lake Erie for days.
Mary Bilyeu
Learning something new with you...
A look at how food gets on our food pages.
Dave Hackenberg
Avila’s return to Tigers may lead to platoon
The Tigers may soon face a juggling act behind the plate.
Keith Burris
It’s not easy being green
Pope Francis’ comments on environment should be taken seriously.

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