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5/5/2014 12:00 AM
Free photography exhibit at the main library
“Ohio’s Sand Country: We call it the Oak Openings,” a new exhibit by the Metroparks National Center for Nature Photography, is on display through June 29 in the McMaster Gallery at the Main Library downtown.

5/5/2014 12:00 AM
Officials feel public tours are making case for levy
TEMPERANCE — Bedford school board member Lisa Beins-McCaig reported to her colleagues last week that the public tour at the Smith Road Elementary School building on April 29 was well-attended and achieved its purpose in demonstrating that the former school building remains in good shape, especially when compared to Douglas Road and Jackman Road elementary schools.

5/4/2014 10:12 PM
Strong earthquake jolts Tokyo
TOKYO — A strong earthquake jolted Tokyo early Monday, rattling windows and nerves, though there were no initial reports major damage and few injuries.

5/4/2014 10:51 PM
Landfill-area recommendation lifted
A recommendation for residents living near a burning landfill at Stickney Recycling in North Toledo was lifted today, but the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department said people with respiratory or health issues should continue to avoid contact with outside air.

5/4/2014 10:38 PM
52 arrested in Fulton County
DELTA, Ohio — Fulton County authorities cited 52 people and confiscated 72 live roosters after breaking up a suspected cockfighting event near Delta today

5/4/2014 9:00 PM
Sinn Fein's Adams freed
BELFAST — Sinn Fein party leader Gerry Adams was released without charge today after five days of police questioning over his alleged involvement in a decades-old IRA killing of a Belfast mother of 10, an investigation that has driven a dangerous wedge into Northern Ireland’s unity government.

5/4/2014 8:56 PM
More dead in Colombia mine
CARACAS, Venezuela — The death toll in a collapse at an illegal gold mine in western Colombia has risen to at least 12 as searchers continued to dig for bodies today, a local official said.

5/4/2014 8:53 PM
Train derails in India
NEW DELHI — A passenger train traveling through the Western Ghats mountain range on a route connecting Mumbai and Goa in western India derailed today, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 125 others.

5/4/2014 6:19 PM
Libyan parliament picks new PM
TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya’s parliament swore in an Islamist-backed businessman as the country’s new interim prime minister today after a disputed vote and a walkout by secular lawmakers, the latest political turmoil in a country where powerful militias hold sway years after its civil war.

5/4/2014 6:17 PM
Kenyan capital hit by bus bombings
At least two people died and more than 50 people were injured in explosions yesterday in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, a day after two other blasts killed four in the port city of Mombasa.