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County's hockey landscape shrinks again, boosts rosters

The St. Joseph high school program is gone - and the Hennessy League with it, since MIAA-affiliated leagues must have a minimum of four teams. What's left, though, is a trio of county teams that, at season's start, seem to have at least similar, if not better, numbers from seasons past. Full Story
Ohio man says dog got the best of would-be burglar

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door. Full Story
Voltaire book on tolerance climbs French best-seller lists

PARIS (AP) — A 250-year-old book by the Enlightenment anti-establishment writer Voltaire is climbing best-seller lists in France weeks after attacks by French-born Islamic extremists that left 20 people dead, including the gunmen. Full Story
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Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for racist remark

“The Imitation Game” actor was trying to address racial inequities in the film business when he referred to “colored actors” during a TV interview.