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Enhanced detection could help ODOT with icy roads
There aren’t practical methods to prevent ice from forming on the pylons of the Veterans’ Glass City Skyway, but enhanced detection should help the Ohio Department of Transportation decide when to close lanes when falling chunks of ice could threaten traffic safety, according to state-commissioned research.

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Message from Publisher and Editor-In-Chief John Robinson Block.

Group works hard to get pets back to owners
Good Samaritans use social media to reunite hundreds of pets, owners.

Rev. 'Slim' Lake gets 5 years in prison
Street preacher convicted of selling, possessing drugs after entering Alford plea.

Man gets 15 years in 1983 slaying
Pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and rape of Whitehouse woman.

Repeat offenders key to jail overcrowding
Officials believe they can reduce population by focusing on returning inmates.

Campbell signs extension with UT
Coach to lead Rockets football through 2020.


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N. Korea in midst of internet outage
U.S. government recently accused nation of hacking Sony.
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Former teacher made racist comments
Document says Monroe instructor bad-mouthed blacks, Mexicans.  
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Ebola surge in Sierra Leone may recede
CDC director confident number of cases will drop. 
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Stocks push to record highs
Dow Jones, S&P 500, Nasdaq all continue to climb.
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S. Amjad Hussain
A bittersweet walk down memory lane
Sad to see that a once-enchanting place was crumbling and dilapidated. .
Keith Burris
Community is vital but by itself not enough
Pastor strives to create safer neighborhoods by uniting community networks.…
Mary Bilyeu
Toast Winterfest with craft beer, wine
Denny’s will be open for 24 hours on Thursday.
Jeff Gerritt
Not a drug dealer
Rev. Lake is many things, but he’s no drug dealer
Matt Markey
Coyotes take on bold posture
Coyotes nabs pit bull pup from backyard in Fremont.
Dave Hackenberg
Manziel's response vital for Browns
’Johnny Football’ looks to bounce back from awful start.
Barbara Hendel
On the Town: 12-21
Celebrating the holiday season. 

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