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ALS ice bucket challenge an issue for many Catholics
A local Catholic priest and Catholic educators proceeded with the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenges on Friday but donated to groups other than the association, whose research is opposed by the church.
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Volunteers aid festival after fire
1.5 tons of potato salad destroyed at German-American Festival.
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Winter withers Ohio’s peaches
Puny crop blamed on bitter cold that killed many trees.

Church approved as LGBT safe
Sylvania United Church of Christ now open and affirming.

Jimmy Carter speaking at convention
Former President appearing at Muslim gathering in Detroit.

Corvette gets boost in fuel economy
Sports car now gets 29 miles per gallon on highway.

Iggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA show
There is no immediate word if the Australian rapper was injured.


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2 Mormon missionaries die in Taiwan
Another 19-year-old missionary dies in Oklahoma car accident.
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Man shot backstage at Calif. concert
38-year-old dies after being shot at rapper Wiz Khalifa's concert.
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National Zoo celebrating panda's first birthday
Cub is only the second panda born at the zoo to survive to her first birthday.
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Woman allegedly ran over ex's new girlfriend
Authorities say the victim’s injuries are significant but not life-threatening.…
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