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  1. Putin's tiger the main suspect in mystery China goat deaths: XinhuaTue, 25 Nov 2014 07:00:49 -0500
    BEIJING (Reuters) - A Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is the main suspect in a series of goat deaths in China's northeast, state media reported Chinese local authorities as saying on Tuesday. More...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
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  1. Missouri governor orders more troops to Ferguson after riotsTue, 25 Nov 2014 15:09:24 -0500
    FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Aiming to head off new looting and rioting, Missouri's governor on Tuesday ordered National Guard reinforcements into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson following overnight violence ignited by the clearing of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. More...
  2. Exclusive: U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned - sourcesTue, 25 Nov 2014 10:42:13 -0500
    KABUL (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation. More...
  3. Colombia FARC free two soldiers, vow to release general by weekendTue, 25 Nov 2014 15:03:53 -0500
    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian Marxist rebels released two captives on Tuesday and vowed to free a kidnapped army general by the weekend in a move that may lead to the resumption of suspended peace talks which aim to end five decades of war. More...
  4. Street clashes break out as Hong Kong clears part of protest zoneTue, 25 Nov 2014 13:03:16 -0500
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong riot police arrested 80 pro-democracy protesters on Tuesday in running clashes after several thousand demonstrators erected street barricades following clearance of part of a protest hotspot. More...
  5. Ukraine reports new arrivals of Russian supplies for eastern rebelsTue, 25 Nov 2014 13:35:02 -0500
    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine leveled fresh charges on Tuesday that Russia was sending support to pro-Russian separatists in the east, saying that five columns of heavy equipment were seen crossing onto Ukrainian territory on Monday. More...
  6. Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeastTue, 25 Nov 2014 12:47:44 -0500
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Two female suicide bombers killed at least 21 people on Tuesday in a busy market area of Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, center of a militant Islamist insurgency, emergency services said. More...
  7. HSBC admits fault, is fined by SEC over Swiss bankTue, 25 Nov 2014 15:10:20 -0500
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc will pay $12.5 million to resolve charges that its Swiss private banking unit illegally offered services to U.S. clients without being properly registered, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday. More...
  8. Jewish-nation bill frays Israel's delicate social fabric Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:18:59 -0500
    KAFR QASSEM, Israel (Reuters) - Israel is poised to pass one of the most divisive laws in its 66-year history, a bill that would declare it the homeland of the Jewish people only -- and further alienate its Arab minority. More...
  9. Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji refineryTue, 25 Nov 2014 12:12:23 -0500
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the center of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege of the country's largest oil refinery just outside the town, an army officer and residents said. More...
  10. Why a small North Dakota town is taking on Big RailTue, 25 Nov 2014 15:15:08 -0500
    ENDERLIN, N.D. (Reuters) - After her shift at the TraXside Cafe in the southeast North Dakota hamlet of Enderlin, all Karla Souer wants to do is go home. Unfortunately for the 38-year-old waitress the commute, which should only last a minute or two, can take a half-an-hour. That's because, chances are, there's a Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd train blocking the tracks somewhere on her route. More...
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  1. People gather for the YMCA of Wooster's annual Free Thanksgiving DinnerMon, 24 Nov 2014 06:42:59 GMT
    The YMCA of Wooster Woodland Program Center was packed for its fifth annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner Wednesday. Located in the gymnasium, about 500 community member broke bread and shared a meal of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, stuffing and plenty of desserts. More...
  2. Wooster talks property maintenance issuesMon, 24 Nov 2014 06:42:58 GMT
    Before City Council cast a vote on proposed changes to the building code, members of the Building Standards Division presented their case after taking a hard-line position on property maintenance issues in 2014. At a Laws and Ordinances Committee meeting, Tim Monea, chief building official, and Justin Reed, who is heading the department's R-T Inspection Program, presented their findings after taking a proactive approach toward property maintenance and reasons why an updated property maintenance code would help the city. More...
  3. Meeting notesSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:27:03 GMT
    Silver Trowel Garden Club members visited Deborah's Garden Market, Wooster, Nov. 18. Kathy Batchelder was welcomed as a guest. More...
  4. Letter: Religious problem with gay lifestyleSat, 22 Nov 2014 10:12:21 GMT
    Anyone should be allowed to adopt or bear a child as long as they love and take responsibility for a child. But they should not use the term of gay or LGBT as a reason. More...
  5. Religion briefs: Nov. 21Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:47:27 GMT
    Donations are now being taken for the Rittman Christmas Baskets at Rittman United Methodist Church, 211 N. Metzger Ave. Names of families in need will be taken by calling 330-925-4025 Dec. 1-12 from 9-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the first two days, then 9 -11 a.m. Baskets will be delivered the morning of Dec. 20. Please be sure that someone will be home for delivery. ORRVILLE -- Andrew Michaels will be the guest speaker/musician Sunday at 6:30 p.m. with Chestnut Ridge Mennonite Church hosting the annual combined churches Thanksgiving worship service. More...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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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