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  • “Stand Up to Cancer Night” at Sunday’s Mud Hens game

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    You can help fight cancer and cheer on the Mud Hens this weekend. Fifth Third is hosting "Stand Up to Cancer Night" on Sunday The night at the ballpark is part of Fifth Third's ongoing effort to help raise money for cancer research. So far the bank has helped raise more than $2 million for Stand Up to Cancer, a national effort to fight the disease. The bank offers special debit and credit cards that help bring in money for the organization. Through their "Pay to the Order Of" campaign the ...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - NOVEMBER 13, 2012

NEW LOCAL NEWS

1. BODY IDENTIFIED

The body found Friday near an abandoned barn in Palmyra Township has been identified. The Lenawee County Sheriff's office confirms dental records from the body match those of Catherine Sackrider. She lived in Indiana and was last seen leaving her daughter's home in Sylvania Township last month. The sheriff says there were signs of foul play.

2. OTTAWA HILLS BOY SCOUTS

The Ottawa Hills Schools Parent Association voted tonight to renew its charter with the Boy Scouts. The parent group has considered pulling its charter agreement over the national Boy Scouts' policy of excluding gay members. At tonight's meeting, the members voted 103 to 16 to keep the charter.

NEW STATE NEWS

3. OHIO COLLEGE TUITION

(AP) - A panel studying ways to boost Ohio's college graduation rate says tuition should be raised on students to out-of-state rates and the state should withhold money from those students' institutions if they're taking too long to graduate. The Complete College Ohio Task Force says institutions should tie tuition guarantees to completing on a set schedule, and distribute financial aid like a paycheck to encourage students to work less and take more classes.

4. SEX WITH STUDENTS

(AP) - A former high school teacher convicted of having sex with five students in southwest Ohio will get out of prison after serving a little more than a year of a four-year sentence. A judge in Lebanon granted 34-year-old Stacy Schuler's request today. She was sentenced last October for encounters with the Mason High School students at her Springboro home in 2010.

NEW NATIONAL NEWS

5. PETRAEUS SCANDAL

(AP) - The scandal that felled CIA Director David Petraeus is ensnaring the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan. President Barack Obama has put a hold on Gen. John Allen's nomination to become the next commander of U.S. European Command as well as the NATO supreme allied commander in Europe. This, after investigators uncovered 20,000-plus pages of documents and emails involving Allen and Tampa socialite Jill Kelley.

6. DEADLY INDIANA BLAST

(AP) - The woman who lived in the home believed at the center of a deadly Indianapolis explosion doesn't think her furnace was the source of the blast. She tells The Associated Press that she recently had her thermostat replaced and her furnace was working fine. Two people were killed in the blast.

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