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  1. San Francisco stations banish 'Royals' song ahead of World SeriesTue, 21 Oct 2014 10:49:41 -0400
    (Reuters) - At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals. More...
  2. Ebola plush toys fly off the shelf for Connecticut companyMon, 20 Oct 2014 14:19:24 -0400
    (Reuters) - It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist." More...
  3. California woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into homeMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:51:03 -0400
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California woman who tried to sneak into a house through the chimney got stuck and had to be rescued by firefighters, who used dish soap to help extricate the soot-covered intruder, authorities said on Monday. More...
  4. Washington teacher told not to use disciplinary 'Wheel of Misfortune'Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:49:55 -0400
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state high school teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior that included being pelted with rubber balls by fellow students, school officials said. More...
  5. Australian returns home from holiday with spider in stomachThu, 16 Oct 2014 22:51:46 -0400
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian man had a spider removed from his stomach after it burrowed its way into his body and survived for three days before being removed. More...
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  1. U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through five airportsTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:27:03 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Travelers to the United States from Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into one of five airports that have enhanced screening in place for the virus, the U.S. government said on Tuesday. More...
  2. Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground againTue, 21 Oct 2014 14:15:29 -0400
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - In recent weeks, the world has watched the battle to save Syrias border town of Kobani from Islamic State. But the radical jihadists have for longer been engulfing another strategically more vital target - Iraqs western Anbar province and its road to Baghdad. More...
  3. Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva SteenkampTue, 21 Oct 2014 11:55:35 -0400
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. More...
  4. Special Report: U.S. visa program for crime victims is hit-or-miss prospectTue, 21 Oct 2014 09:18:30 -0400
    (Reuters) - It was the week of Chinese New Year, and Jian Zhen Huang was climbing her sisters doorstep in Brooklyn with cups and other supplies for the celebration inside. Suddenly, a young man grabbed her, punched her in the face several times, knocked her down to the pavement and stole her phone. More...
  5. Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plowTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:19:57 -0400
    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic and outspoken chief executive of the French oil company Total , was killed when his private jet hit a snow plow as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night. More...
  6. Totals 'Big Mustache'- bon vivant, deal-maker and risk-taker Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:46:57 -0400
    PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil and gas giant Total who died when his jet crashed in Moscow, was a gregarious bon vivant with a passion for risk-taking and deal-making. More...
  7. U.S. existing home sales at one-year high, prices upTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:39:17 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales raced to a one-year high in September, the latest indication the housing market recovery is gradually getting back on track. More...
  8. War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliamentTue, 21 Oct 2014 12:28:16 -0400
    KIEV (Reuters) - Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine's next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won't be to Russia's liking. More...
  9. Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalize gas dealTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:04:14 -0400
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union's energy commissioner. More...
  10. Palestinians downbeat on promised rebuilding of ruined Gaza StripTue, 21 Oct 2014 09:27:18 -0400
    GAZA/RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians who scrambled to patch homes wrecked by the summer war with Israel. More...
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  1. Library programs: 10-20Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:28:06 GMT
    Oct. 23: Story Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m. and 2-2:45 p.m., Thursdays, Wooster Branch of the Wayne County Public Library. More...
  2. Children's Free Care Fund casino nightMon, 20 Oct 2014 10:45:49 GMT
    Mike Schenk photo/ www.buydrphotos.com CASINO NIGHT -- Howard Hanna Real Estate members Melissa Sanford , Linda Wengerd, Lauren Mingay, Dianne Hange and Kimm Bond are preparing for their annual Children's Free Care Fund casino night. The event will be Saturday, 6-10 p.m., at Declaration Crossfit, 1694 Cleveland Road, Wooster. More...
  3. Wooster Council could vote on zoning changesSun, 19 Oct 2014 11:02:07 GMT
    City Council has a light agenda Monday night, but could see a vote on proposed changes to the zoning code. The ordinance for the code changes is up on third reading and has garnered the attention of residents from the Burbank Road neighborhoods, who have attended every meeting with the ordinance on its agenda. More...
  4. Wooster residents throw 16th century wedding and receptionSun, 19 Oct 2014 11:02:06 GMT
    Wooster residents Tabi Barbu and Tom Knepper wanted to throw a wedding ceremony and reception that no one could forget. To bring out their unique interests, the couple had a 16th century renaissance-themed wedding Oct. 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church in Wooster. More...
  5. Bits and Pieces: Readers recall long-gone restaurantsFri, 17 Oct 2014 15:37:22 GMT
    Roger Miller of Smithville recently came across a newspaper article about the Dine-A-Mite Drive-In Restaurant in Wooster. More...
  6. Letter: AAUW, Kiwanis appreciated book sale supportFri, 17 Oct 2014 11:48:09 GMT
    On behalf of the American Association of University Women and the Kiwanis Club of Wooster, we want to thank the many members of the public who supported our 2014 Used Book Sale. After many years of running the sale AAUW formed a partnership with the Kiwanis Club five years ago that has proved to be very successful. More...
  7. Commission discusses Wooster's Comprehensive Plan for first timeThu, 16 Oct 2014 12:42:52 GMT
    The latest rendition of the city's Comprehensive Plan has been completed for several weeks, after nearly a year of data gathering. The Planning Commission held a special meeting Sept. More...
  8. Firefighters visit Wooster Township Elementary to explain their life-saving 'costumes'Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:42:51 GMT
    TRIWAY DISTRICT, Wooster, Ohio -- Students at Wooster Township Elementary School are likely to remember the fire safety principles taught them by Wooster Township Fire Department members. They helped "teach" Jasper, the Dalmation fire dog, how to "stop, drop and roll." More...
  9. Former Wooster mayor remembered as 'a pioneer'Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:34:57 GMT
    Margaret Demorest, a former teacher, City Council member, and the city's first female mayor, passed away Sunday at the age of 92. "She was a pioneer," said Mayor, Bob Breneman, who added she had strong opinions about local government and ran the city to the best of her abilities. She "left it moving forward," after her lone term was up from 1980-1983, Breneman noted. More...
  10. Stamp enthusiasts gather for WOOPEX 2014Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:34:56 GMT
    One of the perks of being a member of the Wooster Stamp Club, Orrville resident Michael Barnhouse said, is the camaraderie amongst other stamp enthusiasts. "We have social get-togethers, but help each other with philatelic question and trade stamps to improve collections," Barnhouse said. 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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