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Meyer: Miller's surgery successful

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COLUMBUS — Braxton Miller came through surgery just fine.The Ohio State quarterback will still miss the rest of the 2014 season after having successful surgery on Tuesday to repair the torn labrum in his right (throwing) shoulder.“Braxton and I talked this morning before he went in,” Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said on the Big Ten coaches teleconference on Tuesday. “He had surgery. Everything is good.”Miller sent Meyer pictures of himself, his father and Dr. James Andrews, who performed the operation on Tuesday in Gulf Breeze, Florida.A day before his surgery, Miller posted the following on his Twitter account: “There are two sides of everything. The worst has happened. The best is next ..”



ANNACOACH: Bryan RiochYEARS AT SCHOOL: 15th year, 104-47LAST YEAR’S RECORD: 4-6DIVISION: VIRETURING LETTERMEN: 22RETURNING STARTERS: Shaun Wenrick (DT, Sr.), Wes Showalter (LB, Sr.), Nathan Arling (LB, Sr.), Jordan Jurosic (LB, Sr.), Collin Edwards (DL, Jr.), Kody Williamson (DE, Sr.), Ryan Counts (S, Sr.), Christ...

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Gary Welton: Retirement: A new and different form of work

Both financial and physical well-being in retirement require foresight and planning. Although far too many people fail to plan their financial resources, perhaps even more people fail to plan how to invest their hours and days once the structure of the workweek is removed by retirement.In his book “Invisible Man,” Ralph Ellison writes, “Don’t you know the quickest way to die is to retire?” Unfortunately, there is some research evidence to suggest that ...

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Letter: Dialogue needed on stadium issue

I went to a Lima City Board of Education meeting about the stadium issue with basically two questions:•Why does the name “Lima” not appear on the new sign?•Did the school board realize the positive entrance way the stadium and park could make for people entering the city from the east side? These opportunities are very few during a lifetime.

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Sacramento (Calif.) Bee: To answer calling, these professionals go into danger to help others

AUG. 22 — Real bravery is knowing that you’re risking your life for a worthy cause but doing it anyway.Soldiers and police officers often do that. As two global stories — the Ebola outbreak and the Middle East conflicts — should remind us, so do reporters and doctors.James Foley, a freelance journalist, knew he was going into harm’s way when he went to Syria to help tell that story. He disappeared in November 2012 and became the second Weste...

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Indians beat White Sox 8-6 in 10 innings

CHICAGO — Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.Pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall doubled to lead off the 10th against Jake Petricka (0-4), and after failing to sacrifice Chisenhall to third, Walters hit a 3-2 pitch well into the right-field bleachers to give the Indians the lead.Bryan Shaw (5-3) pitched 2 1-3 scoreless innings in relief for the win, k...

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OSU’s Wilson ready for bigger role

COLUMBUS — A year ago, Braxton Miller called then-freshman wide receiver Dontre Wilson “that lightning bolt.”“He’s something special, man,” Miller said.Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was enthusiastic, too. So was offensive coordinator Tom Herman. Fans expected big things.And then lightning didn’t strike.Wilson, who chose Ohio State over Oregon after the Ducks coach Chip Kelly took the Philadelphia Eagles job, ...

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Lima Senior gains volleyball victory over Allen East

HARROD — Lima Senior topped Allen East 3-2 in volleyball Tuesday.Kierre James had seven aces and 22 digs, Dahlais Bouyer had 17 kills and four solo blocks, Mara Zell had 11 assists and Ragan Williams had 11 assists for Lima Senior.Carly Clum had six aces and 15 kills, Madison Jacobs had 15 digs, Taylor Lloyd had nine assists and Sadie Kirkendall had two solo blocks for Allen East.Shawnee 3,Bluffton 1Kathryn Basinger had 12 kills, Ha...

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Wood, Cubs shut down Reds

CINCINNATI — Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.Arismendy Alcantara hit a two-run shot and Anthony Rizzo connected for his 30th homer for the Cubs, who have won four in a row for the first time since June 30-July 4.Cincinnati was shut out for the 12th time this season. Cueto (15-8) struck out eigh...

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Meet the Racers softball set for Sunday, Sept. 14

LIMA — There will be a “Meet the Racers” University of Northwestern Ohio softball team at the UNOH softball diamond Sunday, Sept. 14.There will be an open practice from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. That will be followed by a “Meet the Racers” autograph session from 2 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.From 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. there will be a free youth camp. The camp is for ages 8-to-14.For information or to register for the camp, email bjurek@unoh...

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OHSAA offers basketball officials classes

Anyone interested in becoming an Ohio High School Athletic Association basketball official, there will be classes starting in September. Contact Ron Black at 937-599-1134 or email him at or email for more details.

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Spartans to host Lima Senior luncheon

LIMA — The Lima Senior athletic department will host the Lima Senior football Luncheon at noon Friday at the Casa Lu Al restaurant.Lima Senior fans are invited to attend to hear coach Mike Fell talk about the upcoming football season.Any questions, please contact the Lima Senior Athletic Department at 419-996-3050.

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Lima Senior selling tickets on Thursday

LIMA — Pre- Sale tickets for all Lima Senior varsity football games will be sold on from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday.Tickets will be at the Lima Senior athletic department. Pre-Sale tickets are $4 for students and $6 for adults. All tickets at the gate are $7.

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Local pastors comment on new bishop

TOLEDO — Several area priests commented on Pope Francis’ selection of the Most Rev. Daniel E. Thomas, 55, as the eighth bishop of the Toledo diocese and leader of the region’s Catholics.Thomas, 55, will be installed as bishop during a Mass at 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral in Toledo.

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Elida position attracts national attention

ELIDA — Applicants from far and wide have returned the village of Elida’s call for a village administrator, according to Elida Mayor Kim Hardy.During the village meeting Tuesday, Hardy discussed the open position and the need for a suitable candidate to step forward. As Scott Fessler is no longer the village administrator, Hardy said the village posted the job position on the government website, the Ohio Municipal League, and has had an overwhelmingly large response fro...

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Ohio Lottery Results for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

DAILY (Tuesday)Pick 3: 4-7-7 day, 5-8-4 nightPick 4: 9-9-8-3 day, 6-4-2-6 nightPick 5: 1-1-1-4-7 day, 0-5-1-3-8 nightRolling Cash 5: 7-14-17-27-33CLASSIC (Monday): 1-5-8-14-35-45KICKER: 711564Jackpot: $4.1 millionPOWERBALL (Saturday): 28-32-35-36-52Powerball: 31Power Play: 3Jackpot: $80 millionMEGA MILLIONS (Friday): 5-31-34-41-74Mega Ball: 3...

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AmeriCorps members needed

COLUMBUS — The American Red Cross of West Central Ohio is accepting applications for AmeriCorps openings in Allen County.AmeriCorps members are an important part of the community outreach that is the core of the Red Cross mission. Training and materials are provided for you to help your community learn to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.To apply, you must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen or legal resident (proof of citizenship, birth certif...

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Family wants feds to probe in Wal-Mart shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by police while holding an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart called on the U.S. Justice Department to open a civil rights investigation and assess whether the shooting was justified and whether race played a factor.The attorney, Michael Wright, and the family of 21-year-old John Crawford III criticized Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s handling of the case and his announcement Tuesday that a veteran Ohio pro...

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