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  1. Winging it: Chicago man smashes Philadelphia eating recordFri, 30 Jan 2015 12:37:51 -0500
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A professional competitive eater from Chicago downed 444 chicken wings in 30 minutes at the 23rd annual Wing Bowl in Philadelphia, narrowly edging out his nearest rival and shattering the record of 363 wings set a year earlier. More...
  2. Secretary of State Kerry fined for not shoveling by Boston homeFri, 30 Jan 2015 09:41:44 -0500
    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was slapped with a $50 fine for failing to have a side street adjoining his Boston home shoveled following the blizzard that dropped more than 2 feet (60 cm) of snow on Massachusetts this week, a spokesman said on Friday. More...
  3. Trucker pulling loose tooth triggers backup on Alabama freeway: reportFri, 30 Jan 2015 18:31:39 -0500
    (Reuters) - A truck driver distracted by yanking free his loose tooth veered off the road and caused a miles-long backup on an Alabama freeway, a local newspaper reported on Friday. More...
  4. Zimbabwean jailed for nine years for eating python meatFri, 30 Jan 2015 10:04:00 -0500
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean man has been jailed for nine years for eating python, a protected species, a Zimbabwean daily reported on Friday. More...
  5. Canadian man loses appeal on missing lotto jackpot by 7 secondsThu, 29 Jan 2015 11:55:25 -0500
    TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian man who was denied part of a C$27 million jackpot because he missed the deadline to buy the ticket by seven seconds has lost his appeal to get the money. More...
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  1. Obama proposes 14 percent tax on U.S. companies' untaxed foreign earningsSun, 01 Feb 2015 09:16:11 -0500
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget would impose a one-time 14 percent tax on some $2 trillion of untaxed foreign earnings accumulated by U.S. companies abroad and use that to fund infrastructure projects, a White House official said. More...
  2. Death toll mounts in Ukraine fighting after peace talks failSun, 01 Feb 2015 08:58:39 -0500
    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers and 10 civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours in the country's separatist-minded east, Kiev authorities said, after the collapse of peace talks dimmed hopes of a near-term ceasefire. More...
  3. Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong, no violenceSun, 01 Feb 2015 05:59:54 -0500
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in the first large-scale rally since demonstrations rocked the global financial hub late last year. More...
  4. Exclusive: Some charities to refuse money from U.S. financier accused in sex caseSun, 01 Feb 2015 08:04:43 -0500
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some charities that have received money from U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein said they are reviewing their relationships with him or will decline to accept any future gifts from him in the wake of recent allegations he forced an underage girl to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew and other powerful men. More...
  5. Islamic State says it has beheaded second Japanese hostage GotoSun, 01 Feb 2015 09:15:42 -0500
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to vow to step up humanitarian aid to the group's opponents in the Middle East and help bring his killers to justice. More...
  6. Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste expected to leave Egypt for Australia: reportSun, 01 Feb 2015 09:34:31 -0500
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, imprisoned in Egypt 400 days ago on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, will be deported to his native Australia on Sunday, Egypt's state news agency reported. More...
  7. Kurdish forces free oil workers at Kirkuk crude station: officialsSun, 01 Feb 2015 08:25:46 -0500
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish forces on Sunday found and freed workers who had gone missing a day earlier when Islamic State insurgents seized a small crude oil station near the northern city of Kirkuk, the provincial governor and a provincial councilman said. More...
  8. Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigeria's main city: witnessesSun, 01 Feb 2015 06:37:03 -0500
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents attacked the outskirts of northeast Nigeria's main city Maiduguri on Sunday, engaging in a gun battle with soldiers that killed at least eight people, witnesses and a security source said. More...
  9. At least 1,375 Iraqis killed in January, most of them civilians: U.N.Sun, 01 Feb 2015 04:18:31 -0500
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Fighting and other violence in Iraq killed at least 1,375 people including 790 civilians in January, the United Nations said on Sunday. More...
  10. Sudan rebels free Bulgarian aid workers: ministrySun, 01 Feb 2015 05:02:03 -0500
    SOFIA (Reuters) - Six Bulgarian U.N. aid workers who were detained by rebels in Sudan's strife-torn South Kordofan region have been released, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said on Sunday. More...
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  1. Meeting notesFri, 30 Jan 2015 19:41:12 GMT
    There were 30 boards in play Wednesday afternoon when Wooster Duplicate Bridge met Jan. 21. Average was 50. Pairs above average were, north-south: 60.5, Cheryl Backstrom and Gale Metsker; 55.5, Fran Beyer... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 287-1615 to set up an account. More...
  2. Tri-County One-Act Play Festival brings out the drama in studentsFri, 30 Jan 2015 15:26:20 GMT
    Five area high schools performed during the 38th annual Wayne County High School One-Act Play Festival held at Northwestern High School. Dalton, Norwayne, Triway, Waynedale and host Northwestern each performed at the event, sponsored by the Tri-County Educational Service Center and the Breakfast Kiwanis of Wooster. More...
  3. Angela Davis to speak at College of WoosterFri, 30 Jan 2015 11:11:41 GMT
    Scholar, author and legendary activist Angela Davis will present "Abolition Feminism and the Ethics of Transnational Solidarity" at the opening session of The College of Wooster's Colloquium on Global and Postcolonial Ethics Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in McGaw Chapel, 340 E. University St. Her lecture, and the two that will follow, are free and open to the public. Davis rose to prominence in the 1970s as an outspoken philosophy professor at UCLA and political activist affiliated with the Communist Party USA and the black liberation movement. More...
  4. Wayne County Public Library hosts Beachin' It with TweensFri, 30 Jan 2015 11:11:40 GMT
    "Tweens," so named because the age group falls between children and teenagers, is a population the Wayne County Public Library doesn't want to fall between the cracks. Defined as ages 9-12, the tweens group got a special invitation to come in out of the cold on Monday night to celebrate Beachin' It with Tweens in the conference room of the Wooster library on Liberty Street. More...
  5. Bits and Pieces: Memories or the original Buehler's storeFri, 30 Jan 2015 11:11:39 GMT
    Don Buehler phoned recently to reminisce about the original grocery store his father, Ed Buehler, opened in Wooster back in 1932. More...
  6. Great Decisions: Retired Gen. Wesley Clark says strong strategy will keep U.S. strongThu, 29 Jan 2015 23:38:14 GMT
    WOOSTER, Ohio -- Retired Army general, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, chairman/CEO, author, Democratic presidential nominee and Rhodes Scholar Wesley Clark was in town Tuesday to kick off the 2015 Great Decisions lecture series. "I'm not running for office," Clark declared to College of Wooster students during an afternoon lecture, where he recalled his memories from his presidential run in 2004, before dinner at President Grant Cornwell's house and his appearance speaking on his latest book, "Don't Wait for the Next War." More...
  7. Snowman says helloThu, 29 Jan 2015 19:18:24 GMT
    This snow guy east of Wooster doesn't seem to mind the cold and snowy weather; he's a happy fellow. The temperatures were in the single digits most of Wednesday. More...
  8. Letter: Respect handicapped parking signsThu, 29 Jan 2015 15:03:17 GMT
    Yesterday, Wednesday, Jan. 21, I drove my hubby, a veteran with poor health, to a Wooster eye doctor around 10:30 a.m. for his eyes to be checked. I dropped him off at the well salted main entrance, then circled and got a parking space up front. More...
  9. Brooks named to Wooster Community Hospital BoardThu, 29 Jan 2015 10:58:36 GMT
    Franklin Township trustees named their new representative to the Wooster Community Hospital board during the Jan. 21 joint township district meeting. Tammy Brooks, a psychotherapist at the SUMMIT Therapy Center on Cleveland Road, was approved to fill the seat made vacant following the death of Dr. James Anderson in October. More...
  10. Lee wins 2015 Wayne County Spelling BeeWed, 28 Jan 2015 09:41:03 GMT
    Clara Lee, 12, an Edgewood Middle School seventh-grade student, the daughter of Chang-Won Lee and Youna Kim of Wooster, prevailed until the 20th round of competition to earn first place --spelling "rhomboidal" and then "aperture" correctly to edge out the runner-up, Edgewood seventh-grade classmate Rheanna Valasquez, 12, the daughter of Victor and Josephine Velasquez of Wooster. Lee and Velasquez were among the four finalists a year ago who couldn't be stumped, with neither of them missing a word in 25 rounds. More...
2010 Relay For Life Cook Books on sale now!

NEW for 2010!

RELAY FOR LIFE OF WOOSTER

COOKBOOK

They're here!

Our new Cookbook Fundraiser committee organized the creation, printing and sale of a cookbook containing recipes submitted by Wooster area Relayers, friends, family, neighbors and co-workers. Its a beautifully bound, 3-ring binder-style book that comes with its own stand. Join in the fundraising effort! Dollars raised by teams through the sale of cookbooksare credited to the teams fundraising totals.

COOKBOOKS ARE ONLY$15 EACH. PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO "FRIENDS OF RELAY."

Wooster Relay Teams:The cookbooks are here!! We've scheduled a "drive-by" so team captains (or a team representative) can stop by to pick up all books whose sales have been credited to their team. Sara will have a list of purchasers to help you and your team members deliver them. Please check with each purchaser and make every effort to get the cookbook tohim/her quickly if it is intended as a Mother's Day gift.

WHAT: Cookbook Distribution "Drive-by"

WHEN: Friday, May 7 from 4-7 pm

WHERE: Wayne County Public Library Parking Lot

At the "drive-by,"team captains/members can also purchase cookbooks for themselves or to sell. We've already seen this phenomenon in practice: As soon as people see the cookbook, they want one for their own!

Other visitors to our Web sitemay wish to own cookbooks, too. Please contact any participating team member or committee member to purchase one or many.

Click here to see cookbook sample!

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