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More airstrikes in Iraq; insurgents threaten to kill captive
American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials said, even as the insurgents threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any continued attacks.

Tiffin to apply for loan for justice center
City Council agrees to proceed with a $500K application.

Toledo installs 5 drug drop-off boxes
Expired or unused prescription drugs may be disposed of around the city.

B.G. human trafficking sting nets 11
Suspects face prostitution, solicitation, and child endangering.

COOP SCOOP: Wade Gaynor
Fielder's versatility keeps him in lineup.

Buckeyes turn to Barrett
After Braxton Miller’s injury, QB duty falls to redshirt freshman.
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Palicki cast in ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’
Whitmer High School graduate to play super spy in TV show on ABC.

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