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Hancock commissioners deed library to its board

A $2 million debt, used to finance the expansion and renovation of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, has been paid in full. The commissioners signed the deed to the building over to the library’s board today. In 1988, the commissioners agreed to sell bonds to finance the...
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Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

People raise their hands in the middle of the street as police wearing riot gear move toward their position trying to get them to disperse Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said...
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Missouri shooting victim called quiet, respectful

AAA Aug. 12, 2014 10:11 AM ETMissouri shooting victim called quiet, respectful Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown’s father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family picture of himself, his son, top left in photo, and a young child...

US drone attacks Iraq militant mortar position

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say an armed American drone has attacked and destroyed a mortar position of Islamic militants in northern Iraq. The U.S. Central Command issued a brief statement saying the Tuesday morning attack targeted a mortar position that...
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Detroit area hit by severe flooding; 1 woman dies

A stranded motorist sits on top his car as he awaits rescue from the flooded Southfield Freeway, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Dearborn, Mich. The Michigan State Police issued an advisory Monday evening, urging drivers to avoid non-essential use of all metro Detroit freeways after...
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Guide to developments in St. Louis police shooting

A makeshift memorial sits in the middle of the street where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The FBI has opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager on Saturday whose death stirred...

vanden Heuvel: If Congress won’t, Obama may have to address inversion

By Katrina vanden Heuvel August 12 at 8:05 AM Corporate “inversions” are all the rage. No, I’m not talking about Wall Street yoga — although the term does refer to a method for companies to twist and contort themselves in order to evade taxes. Inversions are when a...

Deadline extended for valuation of Cooper Chengshan Tire factory

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s effort to end or mend its partnership in China with Chengshan Group continues without a resolution so far. An independent company missed a deadline Monday to assign a value to the Cooper Chengshan Tire factory. “Cooper has briefly extended that...

NCAA seeks clarification in O’Bannon ruling

The NCAA wants clarification on two points in a California judge’s ruling in the landmark Ed O’Bannon case. The governing body wrote in a brief to the U.S. District Court on Monday that schools want to know which recruits are covered under the ruling which opened the...
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Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

Lynn Hardy cries Sunday Aug. 10, 2014, in front of the Westward Painting Co. Inc in Lyons Falls, N.Y., where race car driver Kevin Ward Jr. kept and worked on his car and worked with his father Kevin Sr. in the painting business. Hardy was married to Kevoin Sr’s brother and...