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Mercedes sets the pace in 1st practice session in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Valtteri Bottas set the pace with Mercedes in the first practice session for this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. Bottas was fastest with a lap of 1 minute, 18.148 seconds at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Friday, nearly a second quicker...
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Fire destroys Fishlock Avenue duplex; cause unknown

The cause of a fire that destroyed this Findlay duplex in the 1100 block of Fishlock Avenue early Friday morning remains under investigation. According to the Findlay Fire Department, a person inside the duplex was alerted to the fire by a neighbor, who noticed flames at about...

Is 92 too old to lead? Malaysia’s Mahathir doesn’t think so

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The longtime strongman was born when silent films still packed movie theaters and Adolf Hitler was still a fringe politician. It was 1926, and his homeland was known as British Malaya. Now Mahathir Mohamad is 92 years old. He is also...
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Seoul to re-examine arrival of N. Korean restaurant workers

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it will look closer into the circumstances surrounding the arrival of a dozen North Korean restaurant workers in 2016, after a television report suggested some of the women might have been brought to the South against their...
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Prep Softball Roundup: McComb ousts H-L from tourney play

BASCOM — Sixth-seeded McComb scored five runs in the first two innings Thursday and held off four-run Hopewell-Loudon rally in the seventh to post an 8-6 upset over the No. 2 Chieftains in a Division IV district quarterfinal softball game. McComb (10-7) advances to play No....
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Junior Baseball: Fostoria BMP falls to Tiffin club

Carter Breitigam hit a pair of singles for Fostoria BMP Maintenance on Wednesday in its 5-1 loss to Tiffin Catholic in a Seneca County C League youth baseball game. Aden Affholder and Nick Moes added a single apiece for BMP Maintenance.
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Friday’s Scoreboard

PREP SOFTBALL Thursday’s District Quarterfinals Division I BOWLING GREEN DISTRICT Oregon Clay 9, Toledo St. Ursula 1 MAUMEE DISTRICT Toledo Notre Dame 5, Sylvania Northview 0 Division IV BRYAN DISTRICT Tinora 10, Pettisville 0 Antwerp 3, Edgerton 2 Hilltop 8, North Central...
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Prep Baseball Roundup: FHS racks up wild win vs. Sandusky

Fostoria High School collected 15 hits and improved its record to 4-20 on Thursday with a 15-13 nonconference victory over Sandusky High on Thursday at Grant Jackson Field. Leadoff batter Dylan Sheets had a double among his four hits and drove in a run for the Redmen. Winning...

‘Saucer-eyed’: Caps, others count on rookies in NHL playoffs

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have never used more rookies during a single postseason than the half-dozen who helped Alex Ovechkin and Co. reach the Eastern Conference final. They’re contributing in various ways, including with secondary scoring and a...
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Out of uniform and not managing, Baker relishes watching son

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Darren Baker walks through the California dugout shortly before first pitch, finds his famous father in the last row of the stands, smiles and points. Dusty Baker nods and gives his college freshman son and second baseman the peace sign. Then Darren...
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