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Saturday, February 7th, 2015
Two sides debate merits of mandatory vaccines
By David Giesige
Recent measles outbreaks in at least 14 states have reignited the debate over mandatory vaccinations for children.
Although Ohio has yet to confirm a case this year, local residents are taking strong stands on the issue. Supporters say immunizations are effective at preventing outbreaks and all children should be vaccinated. Opponents say the vaccine carries its own health risks. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
MINSTER - If you're going to miss critical free throws down the stretch, it helps to get the rebounds.
Minster snared two clutch offensive rebounds off missed free throws Friday night to grab the upper hand in overtime and outscored Fort Recovery 14-4 in the extra period to pull away for 64-54 win. [More]
Obituaries on February 7th, 2015
Betty Ann Poeppelman Hoying, 90, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes in the early morning, Feb. 6, 2015, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney. [More]
Richard Carl "Dick" Mayer, 89, Celina, and formerly of Tipp City, passed away Feb. 4, 2015, at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on February 7th, 2015
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