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  1. In nod to Hollywood, Italian bank robbers don Trump masks for heistsMon, 24 Jul 2017 11:43:05 -0400
    ROME (Reuters) - Italian police said on Monday they had arrested two brothers suspected of robbing dozens of cash machines while wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump. More...
  2. Winning toilet paper gowns offered to brides-in-needThu, 20 Jul 2017 19:18:04 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A toilet paper wedding dress with 1,500 hand-cut butterflies made by a mother of two in her spare time won the $10,000 first prize in a quirky New York fashion competition on Thursday and a bride-in-need may have the chance to wear it down the aisle. More...
  3. Cambodia widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calfThu, 20 Jul 2017 19:17:17 -0400
    KRATIE, Cambodia (Reuters) - Cambodia's latest social media sensation is a five-month-old calf believed by a villager to be the reincarnation of her dead husband. More...
  4. Swedish train to be named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to BoatyThu, 20 Jul 2017 09:32:44 -0400
    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish rail operator has vowed to name one of its trains "Trainy McTrainface" after a public vote, saying it would bring joy to people disappointed when Britain rejected the name Boaty McBoatface for a polar research ship following a similar poll. More...
  5. Hyenas spark admiration, not fear, in Ethiopia's Harar cityMon, 17 Jul 2017 10:09:21 -0400
    HARAR, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Hyenas roam the streets of the ancient walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia every night, seeking scraps of meat to drag to the nearby caves. More...
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  1. Organic ranchers eye Amazon distribution ahead of Whole Foods dealMon, 24 Jul 2017 12:26:38 -0400
    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc plans to meet on Wednesday with a dozen U.S. ranchers, seeking to expand distribution of organic and grass-fed meats as it takes over Whole Foods Market Inc, according to the meeting's organizer. More...
  2. 'I did not collude': Trump son-in-law Kushner on RussiaMon, 24 Jul 2017 11:57:38 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, said on Monday he "did not collude" with Russia, as he prepared to appear before a Senate panel probing alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election. More...
  3. Chainsaw attacker targets insurer in Swiss rampage, still on runMon, 24 Jul 2017 12:26:22 -0400
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - A chainsaw-wielding loner who mostly lived in the woods stormed into an insurance office in a Swiss town on Monday, wounding two members of staff and three other people before fleeing, police said. More...
  4. Trump open to signing Russia sanctions legislation: officialMon, 24 Jul 2017 11:00:03 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump was open to signing legislation toughening sanctions on Russia after Senate and House leaders reached agreement on a bill late last week. More...
  5. Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial testMon, 24 Jul 2017 10:43:54 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the U.S. Senate, where lawmakers will decide whether to move forward and vote on a bill whose details and prospects are uncertain. More...
  6. EPA chief spent almost half of spring in home state of OklahomaMon, 24 Jul 2017 09:13:44 -0400
    (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, was in his home state of Oklahoma on at least 43 of the 92 days of March, April and May, according to copies of his travel records obtained by the Environmental Integrity Project watchdog group and reviewed by Reuters. More...
  7. Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane: U.S. officialsMon, 24 Jul 2017 12:13:42 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea over the weekend, with one coming within about 300 feet (91 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday. More...
  8. Israel cites self-defense in Amman embassy shootingMon, 24 Jul 2017 09:41:22 -0400
    JERUSALEM/AMMAN (Reuters) - An Israeli embassy security guard shot dead a Jordanian who stabbed him with a screwdriver in the Amman mission compound in an incident in which a Jordanian bystander was also killed, Israel said on Monday. More...
  9. Driver due in court in Texas after deaths of 10 smuggled in truckMon, 24 Jul 2017 10:32:49 -0400
    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A truck driver was due in federal court on Monday, accused in a suspected human smuggling operation in which 10 people died and dozens more were hospitalized in Texas after being trapped inside a tractor-trailer in sweltering heat. More...
  10. U.S. venture capital's digital coin quandary: cash-rich startupsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:01:42 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. venture capital firms lining up for a slice of the burgeoning digital currency market are grappling with a novel challenge - some of the hottest tech startups that sell the coins just don't need their money. More...
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  1. Letter: Quick, professional action averts disasterMon, 24 Jul 2017 12:30:03 GMT
    Last week, I experienced a small house fire and was once again reminded of the caring, efficiency and professionalism of our community that makes us all sleep soundly at night. While there was some property damage, this event could have been far more disastrous if not for the bravery and immediate response of those around me. More...
  2. Meeting noteMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:34:02 GMT
    The Widows, Widowers & Friends group held its July meeting at Das Dutch Kitchen with 31 attending. Elaine Newman gave the opening prayer. More...
  3. Wooster Dental hopes for sunny future as it completes solar panel installation projectSun, 23 Jul 2017 10:44:27 GMT
    Dr. Ferenc Relle was swapping car stories with a patient, telling her about what it's like to drive a Toyota Prius, the popular hybrid car that runs partially on electric. The patient countered that her husband was driving the hybrid version of a Ford Fusion. More...
  4. Patrons help apprehend alleged robberSat, 22 Jul 2017 10:25:32 GMT
    A Wooster man remains in jail after he was arrested on allegations he was involved in Thursday morning's robbery at a local Speedway gas station. Preston Dickens Jr., 50, last known address of 908 Kieffer St., remained in custody without new charges for his alleged role. More...
  5. Church built with donationsFri, 21 Jul 2017 23:21:30 GMT
    During the 1800s, contributions made to the building of Wooster's early churches consisted not only of money but included an assortment of materials and promises of labor. One list explained that when First Presbyterian Church built its first house of worship in 1825 on West Liberty Street, the following items were donated: "$105 in 'sawed stuff,' 258 bushels of corn, digging stumps and foundation work, 114 bushels of rye, $12 in leather, $78 in cloth, $5 in tailoring, $6 in blacksmithing, $13.50 in hats, $8 in saddlery, $30 in nails, one spinning wheel and 42 gallons of whiskey." More...
  6. Auxiliary honors volunteers, studentsFri, 21 Jul 2017 18:36:52 GMT
    Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary spring awards dinner was held at The Pines Restaurant with 81 volunteers receiving a pin or bar in recognition of hours of service to the hospital. Recipients with the highest amount of hours were: Marilyn Schmid, 13,000; Marilyn Snoddy, 9,500; Helen Raudebaugh, 8,500; Nancy Hartrum, 7,000. More...
  7. NewPointe takes lead on YMCA painting projectFri, 21 Jul 2017 13:41:54 GMT
    The 60-year-old Wooster YMCA building on Woodland Avenue is getting a fresh coast of paint -- and building some partnerships along the way. Lori Colon, who serves as the director of the Y's LuK Launch Pad, said, "I just kind of had the vision that the YMCA needed updated." More...
  8. Vacation Bible SchoolFri, 21 Jul 2017 09:10:26 GMT
    Camp Out VBS will be at Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., with something for the whole family. On July 28, VBS will be from 4:45-7:15 p.m. and includes dinner for the whole family at 4:45. More...
  9. Engagement: Suzanne Roby, Ryan EggemanThu, 20 Jul 2017 14:33:16 GMT
    Mr. and Mrs. James Roby of Wooster announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Nicole, to Ryan Joseph Eggeman. He is the son of Gary and the late Nancy Eggeman of Marshallville. More...
  10. Meeting notesThu, 20 Jul 2017 09:59:35 GMT
    Ten members lost 9 pounds with only a half-pound gain. Randy Kemper was best weekly loser. More...