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College students finance futures as state aid vanishes
In all, 69 percent of those who graduated in 2013 from four-year public and private, nonprofit colleges took out student loans, according to the Institute for College Access and Success, a research and advocacy organization. Those borrowers had an average debt of $28,400, up from $18,550 for 2004 graduates, 65 percent of whom had student loans.

Animals seized; judge orders them back
Exotic animals removed from property in Wood County.
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Durant: Head Start kids need help
Tests show children lag in many areas.

Scott unbeaten in league play
Chris Darrington’s 24.2 points per game has Bulldogs winning.

La Autentica Michoacana
Mexican restaurant on Broadway offers authentic touch.

City says settlement saved money
Loss in court had potential of ‘easily’ doubling $1.27M.
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Super Bowl Sunday road warning issued
Law enforcement officials are preparing for Super Bowl Sunday by reinforcing…


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Malaysia declares Flight 370 an accident
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Pending home sales tumble in Dec.
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Gas truck explodes at Mexico City hospital
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Keith Burris
All local politics is personal
You make an enemy every day.
Barbara Hendel
Around Town: 1-29
Kickoff builds excitement for Taste of the Nation.
Mary Bilyeu
Resisting kryptonite foods
Even those who strive to eat nobly have weaknesses.
Road Warrior
Wales Road bridge’s drawback
Faster drive on Wales equals more train delays on Lemoyne Road.
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Black Swamp Bird Observatory exec honored...
Executive director Kim Kaufman recognized for promoting eco-tourism in the…
Dave Hackenberg
Duke coach’s career record is remarkable
UT’s Coach K reflects on Duke’s Coach K and his milestone win.
Keith Burris
Rossford’s exceptional young mayor
Neil A. MacKinnon III is an impressive politician.

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