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  • County earns clean audit

    Wood County received a clean 2012 report from the state auditor's office.The county's operations and record keeping have earned the Auditor of State Award with Distinction, recently presented to Wood County Auditor Michael Sibbersen by state Auditor Dave ...
  • Crashes hurt 2

    Two people were taken to area hospitals following crashes reported Tuesday in Wood County.According to the sheriff's office, at 6:45 a.m. Heather Saragusa, Bowling Green, was northbound on Huffman Road, just south of Mermill Road, when she lost control an...
  • Owens enters partnership for testing police applicants

    Owens Community College has announced a new test location partnership with local police departments.The new partnership will allow applicants to complete one test and have their score sent to multiple departments. Applicants will pay a fee of $45 to initi...
  • Michigan football fans take graveyard stroll

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of Michigan football fans took a stroll through an Ann Arbor graveyard ahead of Saturday's showdown with rival Ohio State to remember the greats of seasons gone by. The group stopped by the final resting places of Wo...
  • Washington, Ill., dog found after nine days under rubble

    WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A dog and his owner have been reunited after the animal was found under a pile of rubble more than a week after a tornado ripped through a central Illinois city. Jacob Montgomery of Washington and his dog Dexter were separa...
  • Ohio amusement park uses new coaster as fundraiser

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kings Island amusement park in southwest Ohio says the first night rides on its newest roller coaster will go to people who raise money for a designated children's charity. The park in Mason says the "Banshee" will be the world'...
  • Should you worry or is U.S. military at the ready?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Warnings from defense officials and some experts are mounting and becoming more dire: The nation's military is being hobbled by budget cuts. "You'd better hope we never have a war again," the House Armed Services Committee chairm...
  • Australia blocks $3.1 billion U.S. bid for GrainCorp

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Friday blocked the 3.4 billion Australian dollar ($3.1 billion) takeover bid by U.S. food giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. for GrainCorp Ltd. Treasurer Joe Hockey, invoking a rarely used power to veto foreig...
  • German retail sales drop for second month in a row

    BERLIN (AP) — German retail sales dropped for the second month in a row in October, underlining concerns abroad that Europe's largest economy is overly dependent on its exports to drive growth. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that r...
  • Officials say three tried to dig out of Indiana jail

    MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say three inmates tried to escape from a central Indiana jail by digging a hole through the wall of their cell. Morgan County Jail officers say they heard noise coming from the cell and found a shallow 6-inch ...
  • Bilked legal clients get $1.1M refunded in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fund overseen by the Ohio Supreme Court has reimbursed more than $1.1 million in the past year to people ripped off by their attorneys. The fund reimbursed 19 percent more to victims of attorney theft in the fiscal year end...
  • Fewer Ohio deer taken during youth-hunting season

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Young hunters in Ohio took fewer white-tailed deer this gun season than last year. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says young hunters checked more than 6,600 deer, compared to nearly 9,200 in 2012. The agency says the...
  • Ohio State aiming to avoid upset at Michigan

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ohio State has put itself in a position to possibly play in the BCS championship. The third-ranked Buckeyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten) are undefeated and heavily favored to stay that way after playing slumping archrival Michigan (7...
  • Jane Kean, star of "Honeymooners" revival, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Kean, a diverse performer who got her start in musical theater but was best known as Trixie alongside Jackie Gleason on a TV revival of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 90. Kean, of Toluca Lake, died Tuesday at Provide...
  • Most WIllard derailment evacuees allowed back home

    WILLARD, Ohio (AP) — Most of the estimated 425 families evacuated after a train derailment and chemical spill were allowed to return home Thursday. About three dozen homes closest to the scene of Tuesday night's derailment remained off-limits and ...
  • Pizza Hut manager fired over Thanksgiving dispute

    ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Pizza Hut has offered to rehire the manager of a northern Indiana restaurant who was fired over his refusal to open up on Thanksgiving Day. Tony Rohr said he has worked at the Elkhart restaurant since starting as a cook more t...
  • Small company helps Twitter make money

    DENVER (AP) — Twitter just issued its IPO but a lingering question is how the popular worldwide microblog company will turn a profit. One Colorado-based company thinks it has found one way to help Twitter, and itself, make money. Wayin has partner...
  • Two people in van killed in Ohio Turnpike crash

    FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says two people riding in a van were killed when it was struck by a car traveling more than 125 mph in northwest Ohio. Troopers were chasing the speeding car when the accident happened around 7:15 p.m. ...
  • Mexico's booming car industry selling unsafe cars

    RAMOS ARIZPE, Mexico (AP) — In Mexico's booming auto industry, the cars rolling off assembly lines may look identical, but how safe they are depends on where they're headed. Vehicles destined to stay in Mexico or go south to the rest of Latin Amer...
  • Technology reveals what kind of shopper you are

    A man pushes two televisions in a shopping cart at a Target store in Colma, Calif., on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major ...

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Vigil set for BGSU student
07/24/2014 | Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) — A vigil for a Bowling Green State University student who was found dead in Lorain [ ... ]


BG park and rec fees to increase
07/24/2014 | PETER KUEBECK, Sentinel City Editor
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The Bowling Green Park Board Tuesday night approved a slate of fee increases to  [ ... ]


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