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Published 7 minutes ago
B&N and Samsung unveil new tablet
NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble and Samsung today unveiled a new co-branded tablet called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook that will replace B&N’s own Nook tablets.

Published 21 minutes ago
Shiites appeal to Iraq army for help
BAGHDAD  — Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants appealed to Iraq’s military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said today as the U.N. started a massive aid push to help Iraqis uprooted by the extremists.

Updated 31 minutes ago
Man in prison for unlicensed driving
Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Frederick McDonald sent a Curtice, Ohio, man who served seven years in prison for a fatal drunken driving crash back to prison for a year Tuesday for repeatedly driving without a license.

Updated 31 minutes ago
B.G. human trafficking sting nets 11
BOWLING GREEN — A human trafficking sting at an East Wooster Street hotel ended with 11 arrests, officials said.

Updated 1 hour ago
Ida Twp. gas station robbed late Tuesday
IDA, Mich. – Late Tuesday, a Lewis Avenue gas station was robbed at knife point, officials said.

Published 1 hour ago
Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing
AMSTERDAM  — Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining momentum.

Updated 1 hour ago
Thieves hit 2 Dorr St. churches
Two Dorr Street churches are increasing security after thieves have struck multiple times.

Published 2 hours ago
36 dead in Hiroshima landslide
TOKYO — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris today in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, police said.

Published 2 hours ago
Car, tractor-trailer rig crash in Henry Co.
NAPOLEON, Ohio -- One person was taken to an area hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Henry County today.