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  • French Ambassador visits NW Ohio

    French Ambassador visits NW Ohio

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:35:58 GMT
    French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre and Congressman Bob Latta made their way around Northwest Ohio Wednesday, as part of a cultural and diplomatic visit to the area.First Findlay, then the Glass City."We, France, are among the leading foreign investors in Ohio and especially in northwest Ohio," Ambassador Delattre said.France and Ohio have a strong partnership, one Congressman Latta calls meaningful."It's very important, not just because of our cultural ties, but our eco...
    French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre and Congressman Bob Latta made their way around Northwest Ohio Wednesday, as part of a cultural and diplomatic visit to the area.First Findlay, then the Glass City."We, France, are among the leading foreign investors in Ohio and especially in northwest Ohio," Ambassador Delattre said.France and Ohio have a strong partnership, one Congressman Latta calls meaningful."It's very important, not just because of our cultural ties, but our eco...
  • Vigil planned for 4 boaters lost on fishing trip

    Vigil planned for 4 boaters lost on fishing trip

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:11:33 GMT
    Friends and family are gathering to remember four people who went on a fishing trip and never returned. Amy Santus, 33, and her niece, Paige Widmer, 16, were found dead last week. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose are still missing. Friends and family will hold a vigil at Turtle Point Marina this Friday in their honor.
    Friends and family are gathering to remember four people who went on a fishing trip and never returned. Amy Santus, 33, and her niece, Paige Widmer, 16, were found dead last week. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose are still missing. Friends and family will hold a vigil at Turtle Point Marina this Friday in their honor.
  • Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving

    Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:01:54 GMT
    Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.
    Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - NOVEMBER 21, 2012

HOSTESS FUTURE

Hostess Brands is officially going out of business after mediation failed. The 82-year-old company will not begin winding down production and eliminating 15,000 job nationwide. More than 100 of those jobs are at the Northwood Bakery. Hostess says it will keep about 3,000 employees to help with the shutdown. The company says the entire process of closing should be complete in a year.

COUNTERFEIT PERFUME

(AP) - A drug-sniffing patrol dog picked up on a different scent to help northern Ohio authorities this week. The State Highway Patrol says troopers seized almost 1,500 counterfeit perfume and cologne bottles following a traffic stop Monday on the Ohio Turnpike in Lorain County. Authorities say a patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle while it was stopped.

THANKSGIVING TRAVEL

(AP) - The number of Ohioans traveling for Thanksgiving is expected to increase slightly compared with last year as travelers feel the pinch of the sluggish economic recovery. Auto club AAA expected nearly 1.7 million Ohioans to travel at least 50 miles from home between Wednesday and Sunday. AAA says most travelers were expected to hit the road, as automobiles are often the preferred option for more flexible, affordable travel.

OSU V. MICHIGAN

(AP) - One game, 60 minutes, four quarters are all that separate Ohio State from a season for the ages. Just five teams in the program's 122 previous years have gone through a campaign unbeaten and untied. The Buckeyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten) can become the sixth on Saturday when they take on their rival Michigan. Since the two officially saved the best for last and moved their biggest game to the end of the schedule in 1935, Ohio State has carried a perfect record into the Michigan game 12 times, going 8-3-1.

DROUGHT CONTINUES

(AP) - The nation's worst drought in decades is getting worse again. After five weeks of improving conditions, the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report shows that 60 percent of the continental U.S. was in some form of drought as of yesterday. That's up from about 59 percent the previous week. The portion of the lower 48 states in extreme or exceptional drought rose to 19 percent from last week's 18 percent.

PRICE IS RIGHT MODEL

(AP) - A jury has awarded a former model on "The Price is Right" more than $7.7 million in punitive damages after determining the show discriminated against her because of her pregnancy. They awarded Brandi Cochran nearly $777,000 in actual damages. The show's producers are vowing to appeal the verdict and say they expect to be vindicated.

SHERMAN HEMSLEY FUNERAL

(AP) - Friends and family are remembering actor Sherman Hemsley at his funeral service in West Texas by showing video clips of his best known role as George Jefferson on the TV sitcom "The Jeffersons." About 150 people attended today's service in El Paso. Hemsley died in July but a fight over his estate has delayed his burial. He'll be laid to rest at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Hemsley served in the Air Force before turning to acting.

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