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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.

Toledo, national gangs shy away from color displays
Police say they are trying to avoid attention.

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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Dave Hackenberg
Get used to the bandwagoners
BGSU Coach Babers feeling the adulation. 
Kelly Heidbreder
Fall is time to divide and replant
Dig carefully; A muddy start; Time for a trim.
Keith Burris
In praise of those who hang in there
There is a lesson here: persist.
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