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4/21/2014 11:35 AM
Sen. Brown touts loan legislation
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) talked to a group of Perrysburg High School students today about two pieces of legislation aimed at better protecting college students who take out student loans.

4/21/2014 11:15 AM
Teen OK after riding in wheel well of jet
HONOLULU — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

4/21/2014 10:35 AM
Toledoan arrested for pot, drug paraphernalia
Ohio Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Toledo man after finding marijuana and other drug paraphernalia in his vehicle.

4/21/2014 10:10 AM
UAW withdraws appeal of VW union vote
NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — The United Auto Workers announced today it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Tennessee.

4/21/2014 9:22 AM
Police allege man injured himself with icepick
Three times this year a Toledo man called 911 and reported he'd been stabbed by two men who were trying to rob him. Three times the man lied, police allege.

4/21/2014 9:01 AM
Syria to hold presidential election June 3
DAMASCUS, Syria  — Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, the country’s parliament speaker announced today, a vote President Bashar Assad is likely to contest, and win, as the country enters its fourth year of war.

4/21/2014 7:49 AM
Ohio gas prices up once again
COLUMBUS — Gas prices in Ohio are up slightly to start the work week.

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Boston Marathon makes room
BOSTON — “I need to run.”

4/21/2014 7:14 AM
Sherpas weigh boycott of Everest climbing
KATMANDU, Nepal  — Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal’s ethnic Sherpa community.

4/21/2014 12:00 AM
Flawed formula: BMI has holes
In July, 1998, the National Institutes of Health changed what it means to be overweight, defining it as a body mass index of 25 or greater for adults. The cutoff had been 28 for men and 27 for women, so suddenly about 29 million Americans who had been considered normal became overweight even though they hadn’t gained an ounce.