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Updated 3 minutes ago
Bluffton firm’s CEO, 1 other killed
FINDLAY — Two people, including the CEO of a Bluffton firm, were killed when a plane crashed northeast of Findlay in Hancock County on Sunday, authorities said.

Published 5 minutes ago
Stocks fall at midday on cooling home sales
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are slightly lower in midday trading after a report of sluggish sales in the housing market.

Updated 26 minutes ago
Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people today, nine of them children, as Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack and fighting in the Gaza war raged on despite a major Muslim holiday.

Updated 29 minutes ago
FLOC, British reps vow to fight
RALEIGH — A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions that could soon face international scrutiny.

Updated 30 minutes ago
Kids learn to putt like a pro
Four-year-old Michael Rosales pushed his adult-size sunglasses up his nose and stroked his chin thoughtfully before sending a golf ball flying wildly down the driving range.

Published 50 minutes ago
U.S. sending dirty coal abroad
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.

Updated 58 minutes ago
Red Lobster attempts to slow sales decline
NEW YORK — Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it’s getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher as is the style at fancy restaurants.

Published 1 hour ago
Tyson selling Mexico, Brazil operations
SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.

Published 1 hour ago
UN condemns terrorist oil sales
UNITED NATIONS  — The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning any sale of oil from Syria or Iraq by terrorist groups and is reminding all countries that buying this illegally obtained oil violates U.N. sanctions.

Updated 1 hour ago
Character built at Bible school
Bob the Builder would have been proud if he had walked into the Sylvania United Church of Christ one day last week.