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Box of letters binds family, long-dead WWII soldier
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 festival
Hundreds of hungry hamburger lovers devoured baskets of burgers.

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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Committee outlines Asian Carp plan
Report highlights $60M in projects.

Patrol volunteers hit the trails
Ottawa-Jermain Park gets help.

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Cabrera hurt; Tigers top Jays 8-6
Sanchez takes no-hitter into 8th inning.
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Mud Hens top Indy
Greene allows one hit in six innings; Toledo wins 4-1.
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Dalai Lama celebrates 80th birthday at Calif. summit
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Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of July 4 hot dog contest
Famous eating contest is Saturday at Coney Island’s Nathan’s Famous.
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The governor is prone to bizarre stream-of-consciousness ramblings.
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19th-century guide to faith has it all
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The Tigers may soon face a juggling act behind the plate.
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It’s not easy being green
Pope Francis’ comments on environment should be taken seriously.


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