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Review: The 1975’s new album is proof they can do it all

The 1975, A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships (Interscope/Dirty Hit) The English band the 1975, practitioners of some of the smoothest electropop in recent memory, have delivered another gem with “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships,” the group’s third full-length album that ...

Trump cancels meeting with Putin

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as he headed to the Group of 20 Nations summit Thursday, citing Russia’s seizure of Ukrainian vessels as a source of tension in a relationship he has fostered in ...

Warnings grow over unsanitary conditions in Tijuana shelter

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Aid workers and humanitarian organizations expressed concerns Thursday about the unsanitary conditions at the sports complex in Tijuana where more than 6,000 Central American migrants are packed into a space adequate for half that many people and where lice infestations ...

Mayfield makes no apologies after ripping ex-Browns coach Jackson

BEREA (AP) — Baker Mayfield won’t back down, won’t change. Not for Hue Jackson or TV commentators or critics or anyone. Don’t bother telling Cleveland’s rookie quarterback how he should act, what he should say or how he should feel. He’s not listening. “I’m not a ...

Bowling Green hires Boston College OC Loeffler as next coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green hired Boston College offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler as its new head coach Wednesday, tapping the Ohio native and longtime quarterback coach to restore the lagging Mid-American Conference program. The 44-year-old Loeffler has done recent stints ...

Haskins steps forward as a leader as Buckeyes hit stride

COLUMBUS (AP) — Dwayne Haskins Jr. has been throwing touchdown passes and impressing NFL scouts all season, but Ohio State coach Urban Meyer thinks his quarterback became a fully legitimate leader once he showed he was willing to run the ball. That didn’t happen until two weeks ago in the ...

Cost of keeping Asian carp out of Great Lakes nearly triples

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Fortifying an Illinois waterway to prevent invasive carp from using it as a path to Lake Michigan could cost nearly three times as much as federal planners previously thought, according to an updated report. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week released a final ...

Not just jobs riding on fate of GM plant after Trump promise

LORDSTOWN (AP) — General Motors is moving to shut down as many as five North American factories in a major restructuring, but there are more than jobs riding on the fate of at least one of them: Ohio’s Lordstown assembly plant. Ohio and much of the rest of the industrial Midwest were ...

Phyllis A. Heck

Phyllis A. Heck, 90, beloved wife of the late Dalton C. Heck Sr., entered into rest Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at her residence. She is survived by her daughter, Christa Terry; two sons, Dalton C. “Butch” (Sheila) Heck Jr. and Randy (Jayne) McCormack; three brothers, Mike (Marlene) ...

Will Saudi crown prince be pariah at Group of 20 summit?

At most international summits, the discord is generally on show outside as protesters clash with police some distance from the halls of power. But what about when the thorny issue is inside the bubble itself? All eyes will be on Saudi Arabia’s embattled Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as ...

Pelosi nominated to reclaim speakership

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi was nominated by fellow Democrats to be House speaker Wednesday, but she still faces a showdown vote when the full House convenes in January. Pelosi entered the closed-door caucus election in an unusual position — running unopposed for the nomination despite the ...

Trump says Manafort pardon a possibility

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday a pardon for Paul Manafort is “not off the table” — a comment that drew swift rebuke from critics who fear the president will use his executive power to protect†friends and supporters caught up in the Russia probe. The president’s ...

2nd man pleads ‘not guilty’ in slayings of family

WAVERLY — The second of four family members charged with killing eight people from another family in southern Ohio has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges. Twenty-seven-year-old George Wagner IV was arraigned on a 22-count indictment Wednesday in Pike County court. ...

Stocks surge as Powell hints at slower interest rate hikes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rocketed to their biggest gain in eight months Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted that the Fed might not raise interest rates much further. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 617 points. In a speech to the Economic Club of New ...

Clash with migrants spotlights force at the Mexico-US border

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents near Tijuana, Mexico, faced a choice as they looked out over the chaos at a crowd of migrants that included rock-throwing men as well as barefoot children: Do they respond with force — and, if so, what kind? The circumstances at the San ...

Hosts lack understanding

Dear Annie: My daughter and son-in-law live in another state. He is a doctor, and she is a nurse. They are 30 and have no student loan debt. They have two kids. I go up and visit whenever I can. I don’t make near the amount of money they do, but when we all go out to eat, I have to pay for ...

Ex-governors: Execution decisions a burden

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s three living former governors have no trouble agreeing on the toughest burden they faced in office: deciding whether someone should live or die. And after a collective 20 years as Ohio’s governor, Richard F. Celeste, Bob Taft and Ted Strickland all wish they had spared ...

Briefly, Nov. 29

Packages reported stolen in Tiffin Tiffin Police Department took several reports of packages being stolen. About 5 p.m. Tuesday, a 300-block Ohio Avenue resident reported a package was stolen around 11:30 a.m., a police report states. There were no suspects, it states. About 11 a.m. ...

Daily Log, Nov. 29

County reports • Cyrus A. Tucker, 48, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Tuesday. • Brock H. Warnick, 20, of Sycamore, was charged with a Financial Responsibility Act suspension and counterfeit tag Tuesday. • Ricky J. Seery, 58, of Tiffin, was charged with possession of ...