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  1. Indian scientists express doubt over meteorite death attributionWed, 10 Feb 2016 06:10:52 -0500
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian scientists have expressed doubt that a man in the southern state of Tamil Nadu was the first person to have been confirmed killed by a meteorite strike, as the state's top official has declared. More...
  2. Wild elephant rampage in Indian village caught on videoWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:59:14 -0500
    (Reuters) - A wild elephant went on a rampage in a village in India's eastern West Bengal state on Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said. More...
  3. Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurantTue, 09 Feb 2016 04:36:37 -0500
    (Reuters) - A Florida fast food restaurant got a customer it wasn't expecting when a live alligator was tossed through a drive-thru window by a patron. More...
  4. Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: courtMon, 08 Feb 2016 15:17:17 -0500
    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records. More...
  5. Scientists investigate suspected meteorite death in southern IndiaMon, 08 Feb 2016 07:43:34 -0500
    CHENNAI (Reuters) - Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years. More...
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  1. Last four occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge set to surrenderThu, 11 Feb 2016 11:39:36 -0500
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - The last four armed protesters occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon were set to surrender on Thursday, a day after authorities arrested the Nevada rancher whose sons started the showdown. More...
  2. Kerry wants 'all or nothing' truce at Syria talks Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:31:36 -0500
    MUNICH/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Major powers were beginning a new round of Syria peace talks on Thursday focusing on calls for a ceasefire and access for humanitarian aid. More...
  3. NATO launches sea mission against people-smugglersThu, 11 Feb 2016 09:29:52 -0500
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO ships are on their way to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crack down on criminal networks smuggling refugees into Europe, the alliance's top commander said on Thursday. More...
  4. Donors seek Clinton comeback, sharper message before debate with SandersThu, 11 Feb 2016 11:24:48 -0500
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will try to mend her badly wounded campaign in a debate on Thursday with rival Bernie Sanders, an encounter many of her donors said would allow her to play a role that suits her - embattled underdog. More...
  5. Fed's Yellen sticks to her guns as market rout worsensThu, 11 Feb 2016 11:41:30 -0500
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen returned to Capitol Hill with a brave face on Thursday amid a worsening meltdown on global stock markets and growing skepticism the U.S. central bank can carry out its long-planned pivot to "normal" monetary policy. More...
  6. Fifty-two inmates dead in cartel prison battle in northeast Mexico Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:22:57 -0500
    MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - A battle between rival drug gangs at a prison killed 52 people in the northeastern Mexican city of Monterrey, authorities said on Thursday, days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another jail in Mexicos far north. More...
  7. North Korea says South's pulling out of industrial zone 'declaration of war'Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:49:34 -0500
    PAJU, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea said it was kicking out all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone on Thursday, calling the South's move to suspend operations, in retaliation for Sunday's rocket launch by the North, a "declaration of war". More...
  8. Back to its roots: how Zika may threaten AfricaThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:46:15 -0500
    PRAIA/LONDON (Reuters) - Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm about whether the Zika virus infection she contracted at 21 weeks could have harmed her unborn child. More...
  9. U.S. tells allies campaign to defeat Islamic State must be acceleratedThu, 11 Feb 2016 10:10:14 -0500
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States pressed allies on Thursday to contribute more to a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State that it says must be accelerated, regardless of the fate of diplomatic efforts to end Syria's civil war. More...
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  1. HCTV Program Schedule for Feb. 8 - 14, 2016Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:43:39 GMT
    The Hudson High School Game of the Week features the Hudson Explorers vs. Twinsburg Tigers basketball game this Friday night. The game will be shown at 10:30 p.m. the same evening and will be repeated at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. More...
  2. Letter: Unhappy with movie choices in areaThu, 04 Feb 2016 16:14:27 GMT
    I've noticed that none of the movie theaters in our area run movies I want to see enough to drive 30 miles to get there. We've got two Panda movies, one in 3-D, two Finest Hour movies, one in 3-D, Dirty Grandpa, Ride Along, 13 Hours, which is something about Benghazi, a horror movie , 5th Wave , and Star Wars. More...
  3. Letter: Abuse of parking deserves ticketThu, 04 Feb 2016 11:08:16 GMT
    I am getting a little tired of hearing people whine and complain about receiving parking tickets for abusing the free parking time limits in downtown Wooster. What is the difference between a posted sign giving you a time limit or a coin operated parking meter? Maybe we should eliminate free downtown parking and go back to meters. More...
  4. It's the Super Bowl for Port ClintonThu, 04 Feb 2016 06:03:05 GMT
    Mark your calendars for Super Bowl Tuesday! What? No, the Super Bowl is this Sunday. Not for Port Clinton...Super Bowl Tuesday is March 15, just a month or so away. More...
  5. WoosterSat, 30 Jan 2016 11:58:12 GMT
    Wooster Chinex FTP brushes are the best choice for fast-drying coatings. Featuring 100% DuPont Chinex synthetic bristles, no other brush offers better clean ability or durability. More...
  6. Letter: Wooster parking issue needs to be addressedSat, 30 Jan 2016 11:58:11 GMT
    Like Pamela Ice , I also was in receipt of a parking ticket for taking too long to eat lunch with a friend while in downtown Wooster last Friday. Ironically, it was the same day Ms. More...
  7. Letter: Scot Industries recognizes ReardonWed, 27 Jan 2016 22:27:42 GMT
    Although I could not attend the evening's events for the annual Chamber dinner, I hope this letter is very congratulatory for Mike Reardon, Mike Pallotta and the rest of the honorees for the contributions they make to the community. I would, however, like to personally and professionally offer with great pride and pleasure a big thank you from Scot Industries Associates, myself and our owners, the Wilmeth family, for the recognition of Mike Reardon's tireless help in establishing our operations in Wayne County. More...
  8. Education Insider: Colleges want focus on applicants' ethicsWed, 27 Jan 2016 13:45:06 GMT
    Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith, left, may soon have more money in his budget thanks to former Dispatch publisher John F. Wolfe. A consortium led by the two universities that likely bear the nation's largest share of responsibility for application angst - Harvard and Yale - says it's determined to dial down the stress in college admissions. More...
  9. Willetts Middle School to help build Kid CityTue, 26 Jan 2016 17:25:30 GMT
    In the matter of months, the thought will become a reality thanks to support from the community and the hard work of several hundred students at Willetts Middle School. For years, the students at Willetts have been giving back to their community every spring with the school's annual Day of Caring. More...
  10. Commentary: Group recognizes importance of treesTue, 26 Jan 2016 11:15:46 GMT
    April 26, 2016. That is the day that Wooster will play host to representatives of at least 33 communities from 13 Ohio counties for the annual regional Tree City USA conference held each year. 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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