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  1. Wooster police seek public's help in locating gun-toting robbery suspectFri, 17 Nov 2017 21:46:31 GMT
    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who allegedly stole an 18-pack of beer from a convenience store in the 4500 block of Cleveland Road on Thursday night and pointed a gun at two people in the parking lot once outside the store. Wooster Police responded to a call at 10:30 p.m. Thursday. More...
  2. Workman sentenced to prison for sexual assaultFri, 17 Nov 2017 21:46:30 GMT
    For sexually assaulting a woman who was asked to give him a ride to the hospital, a Wooster man was sentenced to 18 months in prison. At the conclusion of an August jury trial, Jamey R. Workman, 42, of 542 N. Bever St., was found guilty of two counts of gross sexual imposition and one count of sexual imposition. More...
  3. Steer nearly escapes in U.S. Route 30 crashFri, 17 Nov 2017 11:54:20 GMT
    There were no injuries and the steer that escaped an overturned livestock trailer was corralled shortly after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Eckard Road and U.S. Route 30 on Thursday at 10:19 a.m. According to Wooster Post of the State Highway Patrol, the driver of a northbound car said she saw the westbound truck but not the attached trailer when she pulled from the median, crashing into the backend of the truck. The collision forced the truck and trailer off and back onto the road before it overturned. More...
  4. Bright Life's 'Littlest Angel' to benefit Salvation ArmyFri, 17 Nov 2017 07:17:49 GMT
    The nonprofit, founded a year ago by local community theater veteran Margaret Leatherman, is in the final stages of rehearsal for "The Littlest Angel," a musical that will open Saturday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the Wooster Corps of the Salvation Army, 473 S. Market St. Other performances are scheduled Nov. 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for persons 65 and older, $7 for ages 4-12 and $30 for a family four-pack, and can be purchased at the door or online at www.brightlifeplayers.org. Leatherman had directed performances of "The Littlest Angel" at her church before, and after looking through some other titles decided to recreate it once more. More...
  5. What's in a name? ABLE becomes AspireFri, 17 Nov 2017 02:45:12 GMT
    What's in a name? When it comes to re-labeling the ABLE program - now called Aspire - quite a lot. While basic and literacy education, part of the former Adult Basic and Literacy Education acronym, is a core element, the program has always gone beyond that, as the new title indicates, according to Wayne County Aspire program director Emily Hartzler. More...
  6. Wooster, Smithville at odds over growth areaThu, 16 Nov 2017 22:08:37 GMT
    The city's first attempt to redraw lines where it anticipates development, thus requiring sewer services, was met with resistance initially. However, most objections do not appear to be insurmountable. More...
  7. Everyone's invited -- Salvation Army offers Thanksgiving feast, but could use some help with dessertThu, 16 Nov 2017 19:46:34 GMT
    True, Capt. Madelaine Dwier said, there will be a feast worthy of any table, thanks in no small part to the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary, which raises the funds for Buehler's Fresh Foods to cater the meal. More...
  8. Potter's Guild to hold annual sale Posted atThu, 16 Nov 2017 15:06:48 GMT
    The Potters' Guild of Wayne County is going back to its roots. Forty years ago the guild held its first pottery sale at The College of Wooster's art center, and this year they will return to the college venue. More...
  9. Crews raze condemned Beall Avenue houseThu, 16 Nov 2017 05:41:42 GMT
    Crews demolished a house Wednesday at the corner of Beall Avenue and North Street condemned by the city's chief building official, and it will play a role in the redevelopment of East Liberty Avenue. The house at 148 Beall Ave. was damaged by a fire in January, and "We condemned the house," Chief Building Official Tim Monea said. More...
  10. Window Wonderland makes for a festive Friday in WoosterThu, 16 Nov 2017 01:10:28 GMT
    Friday will be festive downtown as Ohio Magazine will present Mayor Bob Breneman with a "Best Hometown," business owners will decorate their windows, dignitaries will light Christmas trees and Santa Claus will be coming to town. The 29th version of Main Street Wooster's Window Wonderland starts a little bit earlier this year, 6:30 p.m. Friday, because of the presentation, said Beverly Linhoss, program coordinator at Main Street Wooster. More...
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  1. U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the skyFri, 17 Nov 2017 20:40:15 -0500
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a penis in the sky with the exhaust, officials said. More...
  2. Finnish police rap deputy minister for hiding in car boot in government crisisFri, 17 Nov 2017 11:05:19 -0500
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police reprimanded a man for traveling in a car boot to hide his meeting with Prime Minister Juha Sipila during a government crisis last summer, saying this was breach of the traffic code. More...
  3. I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve NorrisThu, 16 Nov 2017 12:32:17 -0500
    (Reuters) - A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath. More...
  4. 'No cash, Carney?' Bank of England Governor unable to find walletThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:34:59 -0500
    LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared unable to find his wallet on Thursday while attending a central bank event to promote public understanding of economics. More...
  5. India gives 'king of sweets' a geographical tag to end bitter rivalryTue, 14 Nov 2017 09:20:08 -0500
    KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - India has awarded a "geographical indications" tag to rosogolla, the king of Indian sweets, after a years-long battle between two neighboring states over the ownership rights. More...
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