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    Kentucky clerk Kim Davis faces judge in defiance of same-sex order

    A Kentucky clerk who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples will argue her side before a federal judge Thursday morning.

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    Interest in McKinley sites in Ohio up since mountain controversy

    Interest in McKinley sites in Ohio up since mountain controversy

    The curator of the William McKinley Presidential Library said interest in the 25th president has been sparked by the Obama administration’s decision to change the name of Mt.

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    Troy schools asked to change decision on restrooms

    Troy’s schools superintendent said Wednesday that time was needed to review a letter received from the group Alliance Defending Freedom, which asks the board of education to change a decision allowing students to use restrooms designated for the opposite gender.
    Mass Baptism at Villa Rica High School

    Georgia school investigating ‘mass baptism’ at football practice

    A Georgia school system is investigating an incident in which several members of a local high school football team and one of their coaches were reportedly baptized on-field before practice.

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    Careflight headed to serious crash in Greene Co.

    A Careflight medical helicopter was dispatched to a two car crash in Xenia Township at the intersection of U.
    Kettering Meijer reopens after chemical odor caused evacuation

    Kettering Meijer reopens after chemical odor caused evacuation

    Update@10:40 p.m.: The store’s being renovated, and the strong odor was caused by three different coatings construction crews applied to the floor overnight, and there wasn’t adequate ventilation throughout the building, said Kettering Fire Marshal Bill Ford.

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    Owner: American Pharoah will race again

    The owner of American Pharoah says the Triple Crown winner will run again before he is retired at the end of the year.
    Persistence pays off for UD football’s newest ‘link’

    Persistence pays off for UD football’s newest ‘link’

    Standing next to each other on the far side of the field, they look — especially to the uninitiated — like quite The Odd Couple.

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    Tom Brady

    Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate.

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    Baron Colon

    Former MTV reality show contestant convicted of 2006 murder

    A former MTV reality show contestant was convicted of a 2006 murder in the Miami area on Tuesday. Baron Colon, who was a 2009 finalist on MTV’s “From G’s to Gents,” was convicted of killing Marcelo Vera, who was found shot to death in his home in January 2006, the Miami Herald reported.
    "Star Wars" Toys Get Marathon Roll-Out in Disney Merchandising Push

    Star Wars 'Force Friday' merchandise hits shelves early at some stores

    A new assortment of Star Wars merchandise isn’t supposed to go on sale until 12:01 a.m. Friday morning, but at one Florida retailer a fan was able to score some of the coveted items early.

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    Rinaldos Bakery closing

    Dayton bakery to shut its doors after 45 years

    Rinaldo’s Bake Shoppe, a Dayton mainstay for more than 45 years, will shut down Sept. 13. “This place is just too big for us,” said Anna Stolfo, who founded the bakery with her husband Rinaldo in 1970.
    Insurance agency opens three new locations in Dayton area

    Insurance agency opens three new locations in Dayton area

    Allstate is opening three new locations in the Dayton area, company officials said.They include:• Agency owner Jennifer Morehouse has opened an office at 1120 E Dorothy Lane, Kettering.

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    A perfect warm-weather party trick.

    This is how you skin a watermelon

    Watermelon is the perfect back yard snack, or treat for your tailgate, but this new way to cutting it will definitely impress your friends.
    Ice skating: Even adults can learn how

    Ice skating: Even adults can learn how

    ​It wasn’t about the artistry or grace or the challenging jumps and spins. Anna Taylor’s reason for taking ice skating lessons was much more basic.