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4/17/2014 10:12 AM
Nigeria: Fate of abducted girls unknown
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria  — The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty today when their school principal denied the Nigerian military’s report that almost all the pupils had been freed.

4/17/2014 3:39 PM
Anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Ukraine
WASHINGTON  — The United States today condemned as “grotesque” the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences. U.S. officials also denounced other instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions the crisis in Ukraine and said no such behavior could be tolerated.

4/17/2014 12:00 AM
Base's local relationship solid
In the short time he has commanded the 180th Fighter Wing at Toledo Express Airport, Col. Craig Baker has grown to understand the relationship the National Guard Base has to the local community and what its support means to the men and women who serve under him.

4/17/2014 12:35 AM
Toledo police captain retires
If there’s one thing that Capt. Brad Weis has learned in 37 years on the Toledo Police Department, it’s “never say never.”

4/17/2014 3:15 PM
Lucas County sheriff hosts crime scene training
About 50 local law enforcement officials reviewed how to investigate crime scenes, including drug overdoses, at a training session today at the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office.

4/17/2014 2:54 PM
Budget office: Wage boost would cost $15B
WASHINGTON  — A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated today.

4/17/2014 2:31 PM
Delta-area man found dead in Fulton Co.
WAUSEON — A Delta-area man who went out woodchuck hunting was found dead on his property in Fulton Township Wednesday.

4/17/2014 12:12 AM
Obama offers $600M for job training
OAKDALE, Pa. — President Obama held up the Allegheny County Community College’s job-training programs as a national model on Wednesday as he joined Vice President Joe Biden to press the need to match education to the demands of the economy.

4/17/2014 12:19 AM
Study urges new jail for Lucas County
The current Lucas County jail is not worth saving and a new facility is needed, according to a preliminary feasibility study that was presented to The Blade on Wednesday.

4/17/2014 2:37 PM
Zuber resigns from Washington school board
After serving for 17 years on the Washington Board of Education, plus 30 years as a firefighter, Steve Zuber has resigned from the board, saying it is time to step away from public service.