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Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity
Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign today against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand. The “It’s On Us” campaign encourages everyone to consider stopping sexual assault their personal responsibility and to intervene when they suspect a woman can’t or won’t consent.

Woman, 2 teens charged in Bedford vandalism
Trio etched 100-yard-long image of male genitalia in football field.

Scotland to stay part of U.K.
Nearly 85% of Scots flock to polls; 55% vote against independence.
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Workers injured in crashes on A.W. Trail
Tractor-trailer driver apparently fell asleep, hit crew; 2nd vehicle struck pickup.

Recaptured inmate arraigned in B.G. court
Rosado, charged with escape, found hiding in home of woman he assaulted.

Convicted Fla. felon kills his 6 grandkids
Man killed his daughter, then himself when deputy arrived.

Collins unveils city cleanup app
Mayor demonstrates $16,000 program to report blight.

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NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline
Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold news conference today.
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Keith Burris
Is America in decline? Is Toledo?
Are we all doing what we can about the stuff that matters?
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Lawmaker wants to protect interns
Unpaid interns can’t sue for sexual harassment.
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Cookbooks need more than recipes
It takes more than ingredients to make food writing relevant.
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UT can right ship with win
Campbell has yet to beat the Cardinals.
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Brett Leonard is a pioneer of digital technology and film.
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