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Transcript of S. Korea ship sinking: 'We can't move'
JINDO, South Korea — The following is a portion of the transcript released today by the South Korean coast guard of the conversation between the ferry that sank Wednesday and the Jindo Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jindo island. The ferry Sewol issued its distress call to another VTS center before these communications began. The Associated Press translated the …

Updated 35 minutes ago
Man dies after crash in Erie County

Published 53 minutes ago
Dealer wanted for art fraud nabbed in Spain
MADRID — Spanish officials say a businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain.

Published 55 minutes ago
Death toll in S. Korean ferry disaster now 58
JINDO, South Korea  — A transcript released today shows the South Korean ferry that sank was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously, possibly adding to a death toll that is officially at 58 but could eventually exceed 300.

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Residents celebrate 419 Day
Dereck Watson of Toledo paints acrylic on wood in front of 39 S. St. Clair Street during the Arts Commission’s Spring Gallery Loop. Brisk crowds also gathered Saturday at the Maker’s Mart on Adams Street, where artists were selling wares from booths in one of many celebrations of 419 Day — so named for the region’s telephone area code —

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Tea Partiers gather in Perrysburg
An admitted flag lover, Jerry Thompson stood at Perrysburg’s Hood Park on Saturday with one of his favorites blowing in the wind: a white banner adorned with a simple pine tree and the words, “An appeal to heaven.”

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Easter morning delivery for space station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.

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Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers
ALGIERS, Algeria  — Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported today. The attack came two days after Algeria’s presidential election.

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Taverns, patrons flout smoking law
At Delaney’s Lounge in West Toledo, the bar recently was full of patrons having a good time, including about five of them who were openly smoking — despite Ohio’s law that prohibits lighting up in public places.

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Pope Francis, huge crowd celebrate Easter
VATICAN CITY — Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity’s most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so many Christians.