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Applebaum: Russia’s blow to globalization

Cows are seen at a new dairy farm containing 960 animals on the day of its opening in the village of Petrovskoye in Leningrad region, on August 8, 2014. Russia retaliated against tough new Western sanctions, banning most food imports from the United States and the European Union...
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Peace in the Mideast will come only with international help

Palestinians erect a makeshift tent among the rubbles of destroyed buildings in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip, 07 August 2014. At least 1,886 people have been killed and more than 9,800 injured in the month since the start of the Israeli operation in Gaza, according...

Editorial: Russia’s quiet repression

By Editorial Board August 9 at 4:28 PM WHILE MOST of the world watches Russian President Vladimir Putin as he fuels separatist forces in Ukraine and curtails imports of Western goods, his growing repression of critics and independent organizations inside Russia is less noticed....

Editorial: Extreme space weather threatens to leave the U.S. in the dark

By Editorial Board August 9 at 4:29 PM YOU PROBABLY haven’t noticed, but the sun has been more restless lately. Scientists have been predicting an upswing in volatile solar behavior, resulting in “space weather” that poses a surprisingly dangerous threat to modern society....

Editorial: An overhyped House report shouldn’t derail the Eisenhower Memorial

By Editorial Board August 9 at 4:30 PM IT IS a perplexing rite of passage that the United States’ most cherished memorials must almost always endure public outcry in their infancy. Following the tradition that includes Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the...

Gerard “Jerry” N. Brickner

Gerard “Jerry” N. Brickner, 84, of Fremont, passed away at his home on Thursday, August 7, 2014. He was born September 7, 1929 in Huron County, the son of Raphael G. and Olga M. (Schreiner) Brickner. He was a 1948 graduate of St. Wendelin Catholic High School in...

Betty J. Brough

Betty J. Brough, age 93, of West Millgrove, Ohio passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Arrangements are being handled by Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne, Ohio.
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Bulldogs win 2nd straight Lakeland Invitational title

Rossford captured its second straight Lakeland Invitational title on Friday by edging runner-up Lake 318-323. Springfield’s Jace Fleischman shot a 75 as the overall medalist, leading the Blue Devils to a fifth place finish at 334 — behind Cardinal Stritch at 326 and...

Fostoria Bowling Association golf scramble today

Registrations are still being accepted for today’s third annual Fostoria Bowling Association golf scramble, scheduled for 2 p.m. at Lakeland Golf Course. The fee of $160 per four-player team includes a steak dinner. Prizes and raffles will also be available. Contact Ron...

Tigers slug back-to-back home runs, rally in 9th inning for win

TORONTO (AP) — Nick Castellanos tied the game with a two-run homer in the ninth inning and Eugenio Suarez followed with a go-ahead shot as the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night. Detroit trailed 4-2 entering the ninth against Blue Jays...
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