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House approves request to arm Syrian rebels
The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the U.S. military authority to train and arm Syrian rebels today as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces “do not and will not have a combat mission” in the struggle against Islamic State militants.

Grenade launchers in schools?
School police stock up on free military gear, including M16s.

Andersons to hold job fair
Applicants called to Maumee location this Thursday.

QB finds home after Ohio State
Findlay’s Reed enjoys game after leaving Buckeyes.

Woman drugged, kidnapped
Sylvania Twp. police say victim found near road; 2 arrested.

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states
12 governors have taken steps to avoid cuts.

Obesity rate still gaining in Lucas Co.
Despite health education efforts, 70% of adults overweight or obese.


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Texas executes woman for starvation of boy
Woman tortured her girlfriend’s 9-year-old son in 2004.
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Mich. board OK's Detroit hockey arena bonds
Downtown arena will be home of the Red Wings.
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Air Force: 'So help me God' in oath is optional
Officials say airmen taking oaths can omit the words if they choose.
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USDA approves new corn, soybean seeds
Seeds are designed to resist popular weed killer.
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