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  1. Former Washington state governor ejects man from carThu, 16 Apr 2015 15:59:06 -0400
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Former Washington state Governor Chris Gregoire used fast thinking and driving to stop a stranger from climbing into her car in a store parking lot, Olympia police said on Thursday. More...
  2. San Francisco board approves wild animal performance banWed, 15 Apr 2015 19:48:02 -0400
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban performances of wild or exotic animals for public entertainment, including appearances in circuses or on the sets of movies, television shows and commercials. More...
  3. Wolverine tranquilized at New Jersey airport after chewing through cageWed, 15 Apr 2015 17:20:30 -0400
    NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) - Authorities at Newark International Airport in New Jersey tranquilized a wolverine who was enroute from Norway to an Alaskan wildlife center on Wednesday after discovering the wild animal had chewed through his metal carrier. More...
  4. Celebrity mountain lion leaves refuge under L.A. houseTue, 14 Apr 2015 16:25:25 -0400
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A mountain lion with his own Facebook fan page that triggered a media storm by hiding in the crawl space under a Los Angeles house has left its urban refuge, wildlife officials said on Tuesday. More...
  5. U.S. satellite launcher gets first Vulcan rocket request: change the nameTue, 14 Apr 2015 07:03:44 -0400
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Hours after unveiling its next-generation "Vulcan" rocket, the company that launches most of America's satellites, United Launch Alliance (ULA), ran into its first problem - the rocket's name. More...
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  1. Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a U.S. 'myth'Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:19:05 -0400
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the "myth" of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this week. More...
  2. Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off LibyaSun, 19 Apr 2015 09:53:17 -0400
    PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - As many as 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in what may be one of the worst disasters of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday. More...
  3. Republican hopefuls target middle-class insecurity as economy improves Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:18:06 -0400
    NASHUA (Reuters) - Facing a recovering economy and a tumbling jobless rate, Republican presidential candidates honing their economic message are trying tap into a lingering sense of insecurity among Americans seven years after the global financial crisis. More...
  4. Shanghai GM to invest $16 billion to develop new vehiclesSun, 19 Apr 2015 08:53:28 -0400
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shanghai GM, a joint venture between General Motors and Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Corp , plans to spend 100 billion yuan ($16.14 billion) over the next five years to develop new vehicles, Shanghai GM President Wang Yongqing said on Sunday. More...
  5. For short-sellers in U.S. stocks, the agony just piles onSun, 19 Apr 2015 08:11:12 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - In January 2014, veteran short-seller Bill Fleckenstein said he was readying a new fund to bet on falling stock prices. More than a year later, he's still waiting to launch that fund. More...
  6. Thousands of Yemeni troops pledge backing for exiled leaderSun, 19 Apr 2015 09:35:48 -0400
    ADEN (Reuters) - The Yemeni commander of a vast military district covering half the country's border with Saudi Arabia pledged support on Sunday to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, local officials said. More...
  7. Survivors gather for 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombingSun, 19 Apr 2015 11:10:53 -0400
    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - When Priscilla Salyers attends Sunday's anniversary ceremony for victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, she will be thinking how far she has come in fighting depression and survivor's guilt. More...
  8. Egypt Brotherhood trial relied on single testimony: Human Rights WatchSun, 19 Apr 2015 06:40:43 -0400
    CAIRO (Reuters) - The prosecution's evidence in a trial this month of 51 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt relied on the testimony of one police officer, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday. More...
  9. Poland summons U.S. ambassador over FBI head's Holocaust remarksSun, 19 Apr 2015 08:48:20 -0400
    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland has summoned the United States' ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top U.S. intelligence official on Poland's alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World War Two, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday. More...
  10. Somalia's al Shabaab fighters attack African Union troops: witnessesSun, 19 Apr 2015 06:50:34 -0400
    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist al Shabaab militants attacked an African Union peacekeepers' convoy on Sunday in southern Somalia, wounding at least three people and burning two vehicles, a Somali army officer said. More...
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  1. Death in the bookmobileSat, 18 Apr 2015 13:04:35 GMT
    The Riverside County bookmobile came to the Alpha Beta parking lot on Fridays from 2:30 to 4:45, and I would sit there on the long strip of carpet in the air-conditioned hum reading books not appropriate at all for me, full of death - until the poor librarian who not only drove the coach but also checked out books and kept an eye on the patrons announced that I had to go down the black rubber-grooved steps and head home. It was 1970, I was 9, and those hours were my own. More...
  2. On the street: What do you think about the Wayne County commissioners ...Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:50:04 GMT
    People in Holmes and Wayne counties were asked: What do you think about the Wayne County commissioners spending $5.5 million to renovate the iconic downtown courthouse? "They don't have a choice. It's crumbling. More...
  3. College of Wooster reprises Black Arts FestivalFri, 17 Apr 2015 08:49:01 GMT
    A star-studded cast, filled with familiar faces, will light up the stage in McGaw Chapel on April 24 at 8 p.m. when the Black Arts Festival returns to The College of Wooster. More...
  4. Men admit to fentanyl possession in WoosterThu, 16 Apr 2015 13:17:53 GMT
    The scourge of drugs continues to run rampant, and indeed knows no boundaries, as two men admitted to bringing perhaps the city's most dangerous drug yet off the streets and creating a "sea of needles" in a child's bedroom. More...
  5. 'Let's do science'Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:33:36 GMT
    Telescopes, microscopes, liquid nitrogen ice cream and exploding Mentos, oh my! They were just some of the props representing fun on all four floors of The College of Wooster's Taylor Hall, where Community Science Day drew children by the dozens for an educational passport encompassing experiments that included "flubber" and edible DNA. More...
  6. Noble: Give to what brings you joyWed, 15 Apr 2015 10:17:49 GMT
    A Woosterian who runs a charitable foundation shared what he called "one of the great paradoxes of life" with a group of high school juniors representing six local school districts -- Chippewa, Dalton, Northwestern, Norwayne, Green and Wooster -- in the Wayne County Community Youth Foundation. More...
  7. PHOTOS: Sinkholes as Deep as Eight-Story Buildings Form Along Shoreline of the Disappearing Dead SeaTue, 14 Apr 2015 20:39:22 GMT
    However, over the last few decades, the shoreline has become known for sinkholes that appear to just pop up out of nowhere. More than 3,000 sinkholes exist along the banks of the Dead Sea, ABC News reported. More...
  8. Tent City: Watching and waitingMon, 13 Apr 2015 18:20:50 GMT
    The bridge along Madison Avenue in Wooster was a busy place Monday morning as people stood and waited to watch the eviction of the people who live at Tent City. As of 1 p.m., nothing but the placement of "no parking" signs has been placed; people were still waiting. More...
  9. Record Store Day comes to Wooster SaturdayMon, 13 Apr 2015 09:01:08 GMT
    April 18 is probably just another Saturday for a lot of folks. However, if you love the sound of a needle hitting fresh vinyl, you'll be skipping out on your obligations that morning so you can stand in line with all the other record store geeks for Record Store Day. More...
  10. Priest named Wooster firefighter of the yearSun, 12 Apr 2015 08:57:36 GMT
    WOOSTER, Ohio -- If Mike Priest had his way, every firefighter in the county would win the award of Wayne County Fire and Rescue Association's Firefighter/EMT of the year. The way Priest sees it, being a firefighter is all about teamwork and family, as he indicated in his speech during the banquet he almost missed. 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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