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Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist
An online video released today purported to show an Islamic State group militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man. The video, released on militant websites and highlighted by militant sympathizers on social media sites, bore the symbol of the Islamic State group’s al-Furqan media arm.

3 arrested in $100,000 heist
Pair from Toledo among those arrested by Monroe Co. sheriff.

Chrys Peterson joins ProMedica
Former WTOL-TV newscaster will take on several roles at ProMedica.

Parents of teen file lawsuit over fatal crash
Ottawa Hills teen was killed in a drunken driving crash in 2013.

Toledo fan catches LeBron’s eye
W. Toledo boy gets shoutout from favorite Cavaliers player.

Family’s missing dogs found shot
Wood County home had prior trouble.

Ohio State dropping football ticket prices
The big games, however, will still cost fans dearly.


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8-12 inches of snow expected
National Weather Service bumps up projections.
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Rescue of 2 climbers underway on Mount Hood
Helicopter rescue operation underway for 2 injured climbers.
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Ottawa Hills rolls to 74-35 win
Green Bears remain unbeaten, clinch TAAC title.
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UT women defeat BG 64-48
Brenae Harris scores 17 points to lead the Rockets.
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TK Barger
Many forms of excommunication
Rev. Beverly Bingle has been in the news again recently.
Marilou Johanek
Lake should holster thoughts of arming staff
Teachers should not assume the responsibilities of a police officer.
Matt Markey
13-year-old breaks perch record
Tia Wiese reeled in 2-pound, 15.75-inch fish.
Keith Burris
A blue-collar libertarian
Tom Waniewski one of two Republicans on City Council.
Kirk Baird
Pro wrestling judgment slammed
PCW returns to Toledo, finds new fan in columnist.
Mary Bilyeu
Resisting kryptonite foods
Even those who strive to eat nobly have weaknesses.
Dave Hackenberg
Edelman gives Pats big contributions
’Minitron’ will be front and center in his second Super Bowl.

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