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Monday Memories: Operation Ouch
Polio was one of the most feared diseases of the 20th century. Little was known about the crippling and potentially deadly disease caused by a virus spread from person to person.

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More than a jam band with The Werks
Many bands have a story behind how they got their name, and The Werks is no different.

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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.

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Stuttering clinic to host workshop
University of Toledo associate professor Rodney Gabel has something in common with actors James Earl Jones, Julia Roberts, and Bruce Willis: They are among the 30 million to 35 million Americans who stutter or have stuttered.

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Dinner Tonight: Salmon Florentine
"This easy but still special seafood dish pairs creamy, cheesy spinach with heart-healthy salmon. It’s both pretty on the plate and low-cal enough that you can splurge on dessert. Plus, you don’t have to worry about feeding any leftovers to your dog," writes Gretchen McKay of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, as "the recipe comes from Gayle Pruitt’s

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Sale set for ‘Dick and Jane’ art
BROOKLINE, N.H. — In the portrait, the little boy’s blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There’s a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled.

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'Captain America' tops box office again
LOS ANGELES —  Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and beating formidable contender Johnny Depp.

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Gaffigan balances professional trio
Author of The New York Times best-seller Dad Is Fat, Jim Gaffigan is more than a popular stand-up comic. He earned critical acclaim on Broadway in That Championship Season. At 47, he is the father of five children who provide fodder for the stand-up routine he writes with his wife and partner, Jeannie Noth. They live in New York City.

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Summer set to be a film feast
The Hollywood summer film schedule is much like the movies themselves: lots of stars and plenty of high-stakes battles.

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Dog soothes students in Wauseon
WAUSEON — Once upon a time there was a dog that went to middle school.