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  1. Bighorn sheep escapes Los Angeles Zoo, dies after car strikes itSat, 22 Nov 2014 20:18:39 -0500
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo at Griffith Park on Saturday and dashed around the hills in the park for hours before it ended up on a residential street where it was struck by a car and died, a zoo spokeswoman said. More...
  2. Lost kitten from New Mexico turns up in duffel bag in MaineFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:29:43 -0500
    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - An Albuquerque cat owner can sleep easier now that the kitten that went missing last month will be home for the holidays, despite a mysterious 2,300-mile side trip to Maine. More...
  3. Dog has its day as mayor of San FranciscoTue, 18 Nov 2014 20:22:32 -0500
    (Reuters) - A previously unknown female Chihuahua named Frida has won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day as part of a campaign to support the city's animal shelter. More...
  4. Labor-intensive: China hospital gives men chance to experience pain of childbirthFri, 21 Nov 2014 02:58:10 -0500
    JINAN China (Reuters) - A hospital in eastern China is offering fathers-to-be a chance to experience the pain of childbirth after several new moms complained they got little sympathy from their partners. More...
  5. Texas woman sues family after her dogs kill neighbor's pet beagleWed, 19 Nov 2014 09:58:46 -0500
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - The owner of three pit bulls and a pit-bull mix is seeking up to $1 million in damages after her dogs entered the Houston-area property of her neighbor and fatally attacked her neighbor's 10-year-old beagle. More...
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  1. Iran nuclear talks may be extended as U.S. sees 'big gaps'Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:49:39 -0500
    VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome crucial differences that are preventing them from ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran's atomic ambitions, raising the prospect of another extension to the high-stake talks. More...
  2. Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shootingSat, 22 Nov 2014 21:59:52 -0500
    FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen. More...
  3. U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in SyriaSat, 22 Nov 2014 19:51:54 -0500
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday. More...
  4. Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears riseSat, 22 Nov 2014 19:44:39 -0500
    BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More...
  5. U.S. pledges $135 million in additional Syria aid after U.N. warningsSat, 22 Nov 2014 12:47:07 -0500
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The United States pledged an additional $135 million in aid for the victims of the Syrian war on Saturday, much of it to help the United Nations with a funding shortfall it had warned could force it to scale back food distribution. More...
  6. Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officialsSat, 22 Nov 2014 19:54:45 -0500
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists. More...
  7. Demonstrators clash with French police over protester deathSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:24:28 -0500
    TOULOUSE France (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police in southern France on Saturday over the death of a young activist killed by a police grenade, in the latest of a series of demonstrations which have embarrassed the Socialist government. More...
  8. Bill Cosby says he does not have to 'answer to innuendos': reportSat, 22 Nov 2014 18:25:47 -0500
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby spoke out against a wave of sexual assault allegations but told a Florida publication he does not have to "answer to innuendos." More...
  9. Obama approves fresh guidelines for U.S. military in AfghanistanSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:09:22 -0500
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has approved plans giving U.S. military commanders broader authority in helping Afghanistan forces repel Taliban fighters after U.S. and NATO combat operations formally end in December, a senior administration official said. More...
  10. FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement sourceSat, 22 Nov 2014 11:08:22 -0500
    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters. More...
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  1. Bits and Pieces: A column full of readers' questionsFri, 21 Nov 2014 22:47:57 GMT
    Harry Carr called with a question. When he worked at Ohio Injector Co. in Orrville, he said the Jolliff Vending Co. More...
  2. Heightened security as Wooster schools get back to normal following threat letterFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:28:12 GMT
    In the wake of a written threat to Wooster City Schools, the Police Department and district personnel are doing everything possible to keep students and staff members safe. "The hard part," Superintendent Michael Tefs said Wednesday, is " no guarantee. More...
  3. Stuff the Hanna Mobile Coats for Kids driveFri, 21 Nov 2014 15:22:41 GMT
    Mike Schenk photo/www.buydrphotos.com COATS FOR KIDS -- Lynda Geitgey , Dianne Hange and Julie Huffman will accept coats for Howard Hanna's second annual Stuff the Hanna Mobile Coats for Kids drive through Dec. 5. Drop boxes are located at several schools and businesses as well as the Howard Hanna office, 177 W. Milltown Road, Wooster. New or gently used children and teen winter coats are needed. More...
  4. Wooster family provides home for adopted siblingsFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:18:12 GMT
    November is National Adoption Awareness Month, said Anthony D. Burwell, advancement manager for Christian Children's Home of Ohio, highlighting the Wooster family of Phil and Rita Roberts as an example of handling the "challenges and triumphs" of adopting children. More...
  5. Fight continues for $45,000 grant to launch dispatch centerFri, 21 Nov 2014 11:18:11 GMT
    The Wooster-Ashland Regional Council of Governments continues to fight for its $45,000 grant it believed it would receive months ago to launch a new combined dispatch center. Representatives from WARCOG met in mediation Wednesday with Ohio Local Government Innovation Council representation and David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, after being referred to mediation by Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O'Connor. More...
  6. Letter: Dispatch has had issues many yearsThu, 20 Nov 2014 15:15:26 GMT
    Since The Daily Record only seems to have one source to the issue on dispatching, I decided to hopefully clear it up a little. Several years back, a Wooster firefighter and an Ashland firefighter were talking about quality of dispatching. More...
  7. The College of Wooster's Applied Mathematics Research Experience expandsThu, 20 Nov 2014 11:10:26 GMT
    The College of Wooster's AMRE program, now in its 21st year, has "recently exploded in size," said its director. More...
  8. College of Wooster workshop highlights theater -- camera, audio lightsThu, 20 Nov 2014 11:10:25 GMT
    Giving students a leg up when it comes to presenting their senior thesis through a documentary, the last piece of a three-part filmmaking workshop was held Sunday at The College of Wooster. As with those prior, the workshop was led by Rick Storck, Storck Film Design, Wooster. More...
  9. President's Cookbook: Wayne County's Festival of Trees set for Dec. 2Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:01:25 GMT
    The year flies by quickly and it's time to be thinking seriously about how to decorate the tree for Christmas. Or, one could purchase an already-decorated piece at the annual Festival of Trees. More...
  10. Letter: Boys & Girls Club members thank veteransThu, 20 Nov 2014 02:56:49 GMT
    On Veterans Day 2014, Boys & Girls Club of Wooster's members would like to take a moment to explain what Veterans Day means to them, and to say "thank you" to all the veterans that have served: Veterans Day is a day to respect and honor our veterans, and it's a day to remember soldiers that sacrificed their live for us. It's important because many of our grandparents and parents have been in the military. 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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