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K of C serves more than 150 Thanksgiving meals

Do-Right MC sets annual Christmas party

The Delphos Area Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club will present Hometown Christmas on Nov. 30. The annual parade showcasing the arrival of Santa steps on at 6:30 p.m. From The Delphos Herald parking lot and heads south on Main Street, east on Second street and ends at Santas house in the First Financial Bank parking lot. Horse and carriage rides will be offered until 8:30 p.m. from the bank parking lock; Maverick Media will have cookies, hot dogs and hot chocolate; The Grind Cafe will host a craft show; Schrader Realty will have Santas Workshop, the Canal Commission Christmas Tree Festival will be open and the EMS will offer its annual ham and bean supper from 5-8 p.m.

Knights of Columbus members prepared and delivered more than 150 Thanksgiving meals to shut-ins and the elderly on Thursday. The menu included turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry salad, corn, roll and pumpkin pie. The Knights have provided a free Thanksgiving meal for more than a decade. Above left: Mike Beckmann, left, Joe Lehmkuhle, Kevin Backus, Jerry Backus and Dave Burnett portion out cranberry sauce for dinners. Above right: Kevin Backus, left, Ben Neumeier, Jerry Backus, Shelly Kundert and Mike Grubenhoff get ready to pack meals. (Delphos Herald/Jim Metcalfe)

Ottoville track to get facelift


By NANCY SPENCER nspencer@delphosherald.com OTTOVILLE The track at Ottoville Local Schools will be re-coated next year. School board members approved a contract with Star Trac Enterprise of Southfield, Mich., for $52,000 to perform the work. The Big Green Athletic Boosters will give $25,000 for the project. Star Trac was the successful bidder out of seven, including Pro Track and Tennis, $105,401; Hellas Equip Tracks, $91,000; Benynon, $89,310; Goddard Coatings, $68,900; Track Surfaces CO., $66,900; and All American Track Corp., $57,687. Star Trac resurfaced the tennis courts at the White House when President George H.W. Bush was in office. Treasurer Bob Weber reported health insurance quotes for 2013 are the same as in the past several years and dental quotes came in slightly higher. Weber also reported the recently-completed volleyball tournament hosted by the Big Green raised $1,200 and the girls soccer tournament raised $1,000. The money will be deposited in the Athletic Fund. Industrial Arts instructor James Hoersten has indicated his desire to retire and be rehired by the district in the same capacity. A notice has been posted in a local newspaper and a hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Hoersten currently shares time between Ottoville and Fort Jennings, with Jennings picking up a portion of his salary and benefits. If he is rehired, the arrangement will remain the same. The following athletes received post-season honors and were acknowledged by the school board: Soccer (girls) First Team PCL: Rachel Turnwald. Second Team PCL: Nicole Vorst, Monica Sarka. See OTTOVILLE, page 10

The Do-Right Motorcycle Club will hold its annual Christmas benefit from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. (adults only after 7 p.m.) on Dec. 1 at Moes Dougout at 416 W. Clime St. Santa will be there from 5-7 p.m. for pictures and a coloring contest for the kids will be offered with prizes awarded. Pork sandwiches, chips and desserts available for purchase. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Delphos Community Christmas Project and local food pantries.

FCCLA to hold Dime War

Delphos FCCLA will be holding a Dime War at Jefferson Middle School next week. Each grade level and staff will put dimes in their containers for positive points and bring all other coins or currency to sabotage the other containers. The money raised will benefit Meals Til Monday as well as to assist Scott and Carrie German with expenses they have incurred since Scotts accident. Anyone who would like to make a donation can send it with a student in grades 6-8, a staff member or send it to Bev Tuttle, Delphos Jefferson MS FCCLA, 227 N. Jefferson St., Delphos OH 45833, sometime before Nov. 30. Partly cloudy Saturday. Chance of flurries in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s. Lows in the mid 20s. See page 2.

Youth deer-gun hunters harvest more than 9,000 deer


Information submitted COLUMBUS The 10th annual youth deergun season proved successful for many hunters across the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. This excellent youth deer-gun season is a tribute to our young hunters as well as the non-hunting adults who accompanied them this weekend, said ODNR Director James Zehringer. Offering special hunting seasons encourages families to spend time together outdoors and we are glad so many young Ohioans participated this year. Youth hunters checked 9,178 white-tailed deer during the two-day season, Nov. 17-18. The harvest total represents a 5.7 percent increase from 2011 (8,681) and is the highest total since 2009 (9,269). Youth hunters have checked at least 8,300 deer every year since 2005. Counties reporting the highest number of deer checked: Tuscarawas (317), Coshocton (295), Muskingum (280), Licking (262), Knox (247), Holmes (235), Belmont (234), Guernsey (232), Harrison (225) and Washington (196). These were also the top 10 counties in 2011, although the order was different. Ohios youth deer-gun season was open in all 88 counties. All participants were required to wear hunter orange, possess a valid Ohio youth hunting license and youth deer permit and also be accompanied by a nonhunting adult. Youth hunters can commemorate their achievement with a First Harvest certificate, available at wildohio. com. Participants can upload a photo and type in their information to personalize the certificate. Hunters can also share photos by clicking on the Photo Gallery tab

Fort Jennings resident Alice Swick shops at ALCO early Thanksgiving morning for her grandchildrens gifts. The store kicked off its Black Friday sales Thursday. See related photo on page 10. (Delphos Herald/Stephanie Groves)

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online. The youth deer-gun season is one of four special youth-only hunting seasons designed to offer a safe and excellent early hunting experience for young hunters. Special seasons are also set aside for upland game, wild turkey and waterfowl hunting. All hunters will have a chance at bagging a whitetailed deer during the statewide deer-gun season, which is open Monday through Sunday, Nov. 26-Dec. 2, and an additional weekend, Dec. 15-16. More information can be found in the 2012-13 Ohio Hunting and Trapping Regulations and at wildohio. com. ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR website at ohiodnr. Kaylee Buzard, 10, shot her first deer this year during com. A list of deer checked by Ohios Youth Deer Gun Hunt last weekend. She is the daughter of Crystal and Jeremie Buzard of Fort Jennings. See DEER, page 10 (Photo submitted)

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County Common Pleas Court: service. with work release, Megaplier days jail Jeffersons Scholar of the Lester E Sulfridge III, 25, complete all who said while Dickerson, programs she 4 Van Wert, was sentenced on and jail, additional 30 days jail in her two siblings were Day is Parker Pick 3 Evening a charge of abusingeveryone not in daily contact hourstheir Brantley. Obviously, not harmful at later date, 200 with com- 5-6-0 d- intoxicants, these (shipwrecks), father whenservice, insubstance Pick 4 Evening can look at a misdemeanor of munity he died 1991 of Congratulations abuse assessment and his ral the whatdegree. so first the group does is go heart failure, did not knowtreat- 5-4-0-9 Parker! His sentence was to year ment, were on a basement en, down for information onebring remainstwo years intensive pro- Powerball Students can pick up their bation, drivers license susan community control, 30 days jail, shelf of a Columbus funeral back, Papes said. hours community service, pended for six months, pay Estimated jackpot: $94 awards in their school offices. eat 100With the information, peo- home for more than 20 years. million substance abuse assessment and She said they and partial attorple who dont dive or someone court costs were notified of of treatment an interestcourt costs. his death and hemonths later who has and pay in another ney fees only reports to jail Rolling Cash 5 180 days jail and $1,000 fine and assumed there was nothio, genre, like artifacts, can still be today for the 60 day sentence. 01-05-07-29-38 jackpot: ist were deferred added. You can ing left for themprison sentence Estimated involved, he pending comple- An 11-month to do. ST. RITAS $100,000 re. tion of Community Control. translate the information into was deferred pending compleThe Missing in America Dale E.Evening A boy was born April Roger Miller 10 to Norma L. Wollet Ten OH La Rue Rachel Clark, 27, are different levels of study. Ohio tion of Community Control Aug. 1, Beth Schnipke of MAST was on a charge Projects Ohio coordinator, City, was sentencedformed in Lonnie Gentry, 65, Ohio 08-09-14-17-19-20-23-25- Adam and1928-Nov. 20, 2012 Oct. 6, 1922-Nov. 21, 2012 Norma L. Wollet, 90, of o- of theft, 2000, by a groupof the Chastity Booth, saidon a felony 27-28-30-31-33-35-47-48-53- Fort Jennings. Miller, 84, of March, a misdemeanor who City, was sentenced she was Roger Sept. 26, 1922 2. first degree.underwater archae- surprised when she spoke toof 56-57-59 had taken of the fourth degree charge Nov. 22, 2012 Delphos, died at 5:45 p.m. Middle Point, died at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at Van Wert n- ology sentence was one year of Dickerson violence. Tuesday at his residence. Her courses from various domestic on Tuesday. Booth in sentence interview ed community control, 30 days jail, said His an earlier was three agencies and recognized the He was born Aug. 1, 1928, Manor. Dale E. La Rue, 90, of in Delphos to Harry and Irene was community relatives She was born Oct. 6, 1922, he 100 hours a single volunteer- it years unlikely anycontrol, 30 need for community service, 2:04 (Bodkin) Miller, who preced- in Washington Township, to ms she was ordered to pay partial would step forward before the Van Wert died at based group. days jail, 200 hours commuDelmer and Ethel (Jenkins) The fees, works annually nity because the story of attorney grouppay restitution of burial service, substance abuse a.m. Thursday at Van Wert ed him in death. Stemen, who preceded her in on $1,800 and pay court costs. 180 the unclaimed and treatment, Inpatient Hospice Center. on a project, but of the approx- assessment veterans had On May (AP) URBANA 20, 1950, he mar- death. He was born Sept. 26, ried Leila Mueller, An ole days jail 1,400 shipwrecks in receivedmay include in-patient imately and $1,000 fine were which extensive media who died (AP) man suspected On March 8, 1943, she p- deferred pending completion of exposure since they were 1922, in Van Wert to FloydOhio Aug. 21, 2011. of stabLake Erie, fewer than 10 have treatment at VA, psychologi- TOLEDO on Investigators say a manLa Rue,bing, suffocating and disand Grace (Spelbring) who by Community Control been surveyed. married Alfred Wollet, who identified in November. Survivors cal assessment and treatment, tried to abandon six puppies membering his include three girlfriend Some Garwood was senWere thrilled, Booth who preceded sons, Dan (Jan) Miller Jared of those surveys have two years intensive probation by zipping themhim in death. has pleaded not guilty by of died on Oct. 10, 1962. On March inside a suit-he Delphos, Dave (Donna) Miller 23, 1947, ed tenced on to create diveof traf- said. And forto pay court costs. been used two charges slates. and ordered children to step Survivors include two est ficking in drugs. One was a forward? We prison term was case and leaving it(Shaffer)an reason of insanity. John (Lynn) daughters, The work on others has A 12-month totally didnt married Helen outside La of Huntsville and Gloria (Ric Media Delphos; report p- felony of the fourth degree and expect this. My daycompletion Ohio business was chargedIn Miller of outlets a daugh- Wagner) Hundley and Ginger been helpful in garnering deferred pending has been Rue, who died in 2001. after authorities found hedL.25-year-old Matthew Puccio enthusiasm about Lake Erie of Community Control. 2002, He married Edna ter, Ellen (Robert) Suever (Russ) Rahrig; two sisters, the second count was a felony made. he shipwrecks. Harman, who tag with his 19 to 52 Booth, a 33-year-old stay- left the luggagedied in 2010. entered the plea Tuesday of Delphos; nine grandchil- Marilyn (Dorce) of Canfield he Everyone is responsible for at-home mother, discovered contact information attached. in Champaign County court Funeral services will dren, Nikkie Taylor, Brian and Joan Alt of Van Wert; five ve getting a piece A Toledo Area Humane western Ohio. He was AL Stuff of the plan. 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By KEN GORDON The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS (AP) One evening years ago, Jewel McCoy was preparing to serve dinner at the Faith Mission when a hunter dropped a deer at the door. He put it right on the dock horns and all, said McCoy, the food-service manager at the time and a cook at the shelter since last year. With no way to process the animal, she couldnt use the donation but she graciously accepted it nonetheless. We dont turn anything away, she said. I wanted to make him feel good about coming to donate to us. The sentiment is familiar among the dozens of shelters and soup kitchens that serve the poor and hungry in Columbus: All donations are welcome. On a daily basis, the core philosophy makes for some interesting scenarios for the kitchen crews: A man at the door of the Open Shelter has four shopping bags of fresh tomatoes to give. A supermarket ships 6,000 soon-to-expire sandwich buns to the Faith Mission. A wedding is canceled, and a banquet hall donates 500 fancy meals to the Community Kitchen. The unexpected extras sometimes leave shelter cooks and volunteers to cobble together dishes and meals almost on the fly. Nothing ever runs perfectly; you have your hiccups, said Geoff Rife, an employee at the Community Kitchen, 640 S. Ohio Ave. But we figure something out pretty quick.
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COLUMBUS (AP) A new Ohio database of companies in the solar-power industry is part of a larger effort to help those businesses attract customers and work together. The Columbus Dispatch reports the nearly 300 companies shown on the online map includes component manufacturers and installers. They vary in size from one-person firms to larger operations like DuPonts solar-components plant in Circleville. The Ohio Development Service Agency and Ohio University created the map. The head of energy and environmental programs at the universitys Voinovich School of Leadership says the project takes a broader view at the industry serving a growing market. Owner Kevin Eigel of the solar-power installer Ecohouse in central Ohio says hes happy to be part of such databases because they help customers find him.

We dont stop serving because we run out of food. If more people show up than the cook anticipated, we expect them to start cooking again. Thats a hard thing for a lot of people to wrap their head around: Ive already done a meal, and now youre telling me to do another?

Holiday shoppers warned of intersection crashes

COLUMBUS (AP) Black Friday begins not only the holiday shopping season but the holiday rise in intersection crashes. The Ohio Department of Transportation warns drivers to be constantly vigilant in heavy shopping corridors to avoid crashes and injuries. Some 410 intersection crashes resulted in serious injuries during the 2011 holiday season, an 18 percent increase over the previous year. Intersection crashes rose while the overall number of crashes fell for the period from Thanksgiving to New Years Day. The department reminded drivers a statewide texting ban is in effect. Under the law, adult drivers face a $150 fine for texting or using email while driving. Those under 18 are prohibited from using a mobile communications device while driving.

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CINCINNATI Army veteran Buck Clay found that adjusting to college life after years in the military wasnt easy. Thats why he welcomes efforts by Ohio universities and colleges to provide more help for student veterans trying to make that transition. Some campuses are developing one-stop veteran services centers and other ways to better support thousands of veterans seeking degrees around Ohio as more troops return from overseas. A lot of veterans who get discouraged trying to adapt to a campus environment from the more regimented military culture just give up, said Clay, a 31-year-old former Army staff sergeant who served in Iraq and Kosovo. We need a sense of community and support to help with the academic and emotional challenges. Clay attends the University of Cincinnati, which opened its Veterans One Stop Center this month. The center will provide more centralized information and access to services such as tutoring, academic and psychological counseling, disability

One late-summer day at the Community Kitchen, a line formed in front of the lunch counter by 11:15 a.m., 15 minutes before any serving would begin. The kitchen, which offers breakfast and lunch, serves 600 to 700 meals a day, supervisor Eric Smith said. Theres a big need, Smith said. A lot of people out there are hungry. A lot of people, they havent eaten in days. According to the Community Shelter Board, which directs funding for Franklin County shelters, Columbus had 1,418 homeless people during its annual oneday count in 2011. Also last year, according to the boards

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Im a realist and so I think regretting is a useless occupation. You help no one with it. But you cant live without illusions even if you must fight for them, such as love conquers all. It isnt true, but I would like it to be. Marlene Dietrich, German-born actress (1901-1992)

Bernanke warns Congress to avoid fiscal cliff


By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER The Associated Press WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Tuesday urged Congress and the Obama administration to strike a budget deal to avert tax increases and spending cuts that could trigger a recession next year. Without a deal, the measures known as the fiscal cliff will take effect in January. Bernanke also said Congress must raise the federal debt limit to prevent the government from defaulting on Treasurys debt. Failure to do so would impose heavy costs on the economy, he said. Bernanke said Congress also needs to reduce the federal debt over the long run to ensure economic growth and stability. Uncertainty about all these issues is likely holding back spending and investment and troubling investors, the Fed chairman said in a speech to the Economic Club of New York. Resolving the fiscal crisis would prevent a sudden and severe shock to the economy, help reduce unemployment and strengthen growth, he said. That could make the new year a very good one for the American economy, he said. A stronger economy will, in turn, reduce the deficit and contribute to achieving longterm fiscal sustainability, Bernanke told the group. When asked during a question and answer session after the speech whether the Fed could soften the impact of the fiscal cliff, Bernanke was firm in his warning. In the worst-case scenario where the economy goes off the broad fiscal cliff ... I dont think the Fed has the tools to offset that, Bernanke said. Bernanke also said the severity of the Great Recession may have reduced the U.S. economys potential growth rate. He didnt say by how much or how long slower-than-normal growth might persist. Over the long run, the U.S. economy has grown an average of about 2.5 percent each year. Economists predict growth in the July-September quarter will be revised up to an annual rate of around 3 percent, above the governments initial 2 percent estimate. But they think the economy is slowing to an annual growth rate below 2 percent in the October-December quarter too slow to make much of a dent in unemployment.

One Year Ago Rick Miller was the guest speaker at the Delphos Optimist Club. Miller is a sports broadcaster on WDOH and has been covering play-by-play for local and area teams for many years. He talked about the highlights and most memorable moments in his career. 25 Years Ago 1987 The November meeting of the Delphos Lioness Club was held at the Lions Den. Following dinner, a business meeting was conducted and final plans were made for the annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale to be held Dec. 5 in the office of Yocum Realty on Main Street. Kathy Stemen of Creation Station showed women how to make a Christmas wreath. The November meeting of Fort Jennings Catholic Ladies of Columbia St. Anns Council 88 was held in the rectory basement with 20 members present. Election of officers was held and the results are as follows: President Sharon Calvelage, recording secretary Helen Calvelage, treasurer Margaret Schimmoeller, trustee Alice Swick, monitor Janet Maenle and inner guard Eileen Ostendorf. Nothing seemed to be going Jeffersons way through three quarters. In the fourth quarter they went back to basics, running almost exclusively over the right side. Backup tailback Rick Dienstberger scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns as Jefferson carved out a 29-7 win over Monroeville Saturday night at Lima Stadium. 50 Years Ago 1962 Roger Hoverman, with the assistance of his son Tom, took charge of the program at the meeting of Delphos Rotary Club at NuMaudes Wednesday. They opened with a two-way discussion of price concessions in retailing. Club singing was led by Oliver Lundegren. Plans for the annual Christmas party and Christmas exchange were announced by Ned Fry. A display of Indian relics and a talk concerning what certain ones were used for, was the topic at the semi-monthly program of the Middle Point Community Lions Club. Tom Hihiser of Van Wert, an employee of the Marsh Foundation, who hunts and collects arrow and spear points ass well as other Indian tools as a hobby, presented the talk. Many Indian relics were displayed by members of the club. The program was arranged by Lion Edwin Adam. Santa Claus will make his first appearance of the season in Delphos Friday in the parade sponsored annually by the merchants of Delphos. There will be no candy thrown from the sleigh by Santa but immediately following the parade, Santa will distribute candy to all children from his headquarters in the alley beside Remlingers Drug Store. 75 Years Ago 1937 The Delphos Kiwanis Club will meet in joint session with the Ottawa Kiwanis club Monday night. The meeting will be held at Ottawa at the Hotel DuMont. The guest speakers of the evening will be from Delphos. Oliver Schneider and Arthur Imber will give accounts of their trip to Europe this fall. The card party given at St. John auditorium Sunday evening under the sponsorship of the Altar Society was well attended. The following received awards in the respective games: Mrs. Oscar A. Kolkmeyer and Otto G. Weger in bridge; Mrs. D. G. Gengler and Otto H. Stallkamp, fivehundred; Ethel Adams and Anna Lause, euchre; Mrs. Andrew Stauterman and William B. Gladen, pinochle; and Helen Buecker and Paul Grewe, bunco. There was a large attendance at the sunrise Thanksgiving service held at 6 a.m. Sunday at the Presbyterian Church. The special service was sponsored by the Sunday School with Oris Sawmiller, superintendent in charge. E. W. Bell read the scripture and the remainder of the service included songs and prayers. A breakfast was served in the dining room following the service.

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Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkey


By MATTHEW DALY The Associated Press WASHINGTON President Barack Obama pardoned two turkeys in an annual Thanksgiving rite on Wednesday, saying he wanted to offer the birds a second chance. They say life is all about second chances, and this November I couldnt agree more with that sentiment, a smiling Obama said in one of several lighthearted references to his reelection this month to a second term. Cobbler, the newly designated national turkey, and his alternate, Gobbler, received a reprieve. The American people have spoken, and these birds are moving forward! Obama said in a reference to his campaign slogan of Forward. Obama noted that Cobbler and Gobbler were selected by the American people, who cast their votes for the national Thanksgiving turkey on the White House Facebook page. Once again, Nate Silver completely nailed it, Obama said, referring to the New York Times blogger who correctly predicted the presidents decisive victory in the Electoral College. Accompanied by daughters Sasha and Malia, Obama waved his hand over Cobbler in a vaguely religious dispensation, then laughed as the bird gobbled loudly. Obama and Sasha petted the turkey. Malia did not. Congratulations, Cobbler. Youre going to have a great life, Obama said. The 19-week-old, 40-pound turkeys are from Rockingham County, Va. They will live at George Washingtons Mount Vernon estate, along with last years birds, Liberty and Peace. Thanks to the American people, the only cobbler anyones eating this Thanksgiving will come with a side of ice cream, Obama said. On a more serious note, Obama asked Americans to remember those in the Northeast who lost their homes, possessions and loved ones to Superstorm Sandy. Obama, who toured New York and New Jersey after the storm, said he has seen much destruction, but I have yet to find a broken spirit. Later the Obamas and the presidents mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, went to the Capital Area Food Bank where they distributed sweet potatoes, carrots and other vegetables to those in need, including a group of children wearing bright yellow vests identifying them as part of the ECS youth program. Michelle Obamas brother, Craig Robinson, who coaches the Oregon State University mens basketball team, joined them, along with several team members. President John F. Kennedy spared a Thanksgiving turkey in 1963, but the practice did not become a formal White House tradition until President George H.W. Bush granted a presidential pardon to a turkey in 1989.

Extreme weather tough on transportation system


By JOAN LOWY The Associated Press WASHINGTON Wild weather is taking a toll on roads, airports, railways and transit systems across the country. Thats leaving states and cities searching for ways to brace for more catastrophes like Superstorm Sandy that are straining the nations transportation lifelines beyond what their builders imagined. Despite their concerns about intense rain, historic floods and record heat waves, some transportation planners find it too politically sensitive to say aloud a source of their weather worries: climate change. Political differences are on the minds of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, whose advice on the design and maintenance of roads and bridges is closely followed by states. The association recently changed the name of its Climate Change Steering Committee to the less controversial Sustainable Transportation, Energy Infrastructure and Climate Solutions Steering Committee. Still, there is a recognition that the associations guidance will need to be updated to reflect the new realities of global warming. There is a whole series of standards that are going to have to be revisited in light of the change in climate that is coming at us, said John Horsley, the associations executive director. In the latest and most severe example, Superstorm Sandy inflicted the worst damage to the New York subway system in its 108year history, halted Amtrak and commuter train service to the city for days, and forced cancellation of thousands of airline flights at airports in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia. In Washington state, we joked we were having 100year storms every year, said Paula Hammond, head of the states Department of Transportation. Last year flooding threatened to swallow up the Omaha, Neb., airport, which sits on a bend in the Missouri River. The ground beneath the airfield became saturated, causing about 100 sinkholes and soil boils uplifted areas of earth where water bubbles to the surface. The airport was spared through

Bernanke said several factors have weighed on growth: Long-term unemployment has eroded many workers skills and led some who have lost jobs to stop looking for one. Companies have spent less on machinery, computers and other goods, reducing their production capacity. Stricter lending rules and uncertainty about the economy may have discouraged would-be entrepreneurs from starting more companies, the Fed chairman said. Even assuming the economys potential growth has declined, Bernanke said that unemployment, now at 7.9 percent, is abnormally high. He suggested, though, that the drags on economic growth should fade as the economy heals. By the end of December, just as the fiscal cliff nears, the federal government is expected to hit its borrowing limit. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has said he will resort to the same maneuvers he used during the last debt standoff in 2011 to prevent the government from defaulting on its debt. But these maneuvers would buy only a few weeks time, until late February or early March, before the government would face the prospect of a first-ever debt default.

Internal emails offer details on bin Laden burial


WASHINGTON (AP) Internal emails among U.S. military officers indicate that no sailors watched Osama bin Ladens burial at sea from the USS Carl Vinson and traditional Islamic procedures were followed during the ceremony. The emails, obtained by The Associated Press through the Freedom of Information Act, are heavily blacked out, but are the first public disclosure of government information about the al-Qaida leaders death. The emails were released Wednesday by the Defense Department. Bin Laden was killed May 1, 2011, by a Navy SEAL team that assaulted his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. One email stamped secret and sent on May 2 by a senior Navy officer briefly describes how bin Ladens body was washed, wrapped in a white sheet, and then placed in a weighted bag. According to another message from the Vinsons public affairs officer, only a small group of the ships leadership was informed of the burial. Traditional procedures for Islamic burial was followed, the May 2 email from Rear Adm. Charles Gaouette reads. The deceaseds body was washed (ablution) then placed in a white sheet. The body was placed in a weighted bag. A military officer read prepared religious remarks, which were translated into Arabic by a native speaker. After the words were complete, the body was placed on a prepared flat board, tipped up, whereupon the deceaseds body slid into the sea. The email also included a cryptic reference to the intense secrecy surrounding the mission. The paucity of documentary evidence in our possession is a reflection of the emphasis placed on operational security during the execution of this phase of the operation, Gaouettes message reads. Recipients of the email included Adm. Mike Mullen, then the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. James Mattis, the top officer at U.S. Central Command. Mullen retired from the military in September 2011. Earlier, Gaouette, then the deputy commander of the Navys Fifth Fleet, and another officer used code words to discuss whether the helicopters carrying the SEALs and bin Ladens body had arrived on the Vinson. Any news on the package for us? he asked Rear Adm. Samuel Perez, commander of the carrier strike group that included the Vinson. FEDEX delivered the

a massive effort that included installing 70 dewatering wells and stacking sandbags around airport equipment and buildings. Record-smashing heat from Colorado to Virginia last summer caused train tracks to bend and highway pavement to buckle. A US Airways jet was delayed at Washingtons Reagan National Airport after its wheels got stuck in a soft spot in the tarmac. Dallas had more than five weeks of consecutive 100 degree-plus high temperatures. That puts stress on pavements that previously we didnt see, Horsley said. States and cities are trying to come to terms with what the change means to them and how they can prepare for it. Transportation engineers build highways and bridges to last 50 or even 100 years. Now they are reconsidering how to do that, or even whether they can, with so much uncertainty. No single weather event, even a storm like Sandy, can be ascribed with certainty to climate change, according to scientists. But the increasing severity of extreme events fits with the kind of changing climate conditions that scientists have observed.

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package, Perez responded. Both trucks are safely enroute home base. Although the Obama administration has pledged to be the most transparent in American history, it is keeping a tight hold on materials related to bin Laden raid. In a response to separate requests from AP for information about the mission, the Defense Department said in March that it could not locate any photographs or video taken during the raid or showing bin Ladens body. It also said it could not find any images of bin Ladens body on the Vinson. The Pentagon also said it could not find any death certificate, autopsy report or results of DNA identification tests for bin Laden, or any pre-raid materials discussing how the government planned to dispose of bin Ladens body if he were killed. The Defense Department also refused to confirm or deny the existence of helicopter maintenance logs and reports about the performance of military gear used in the raid. One of the stealth helicopters that carried the SEALs to Abbottabad crashed during the mission and its wreckage was left behind. People who lived near bin Ladens compound took photos of the disabled chopper.

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SATURDAY 9 a.m.-noon Interfaith Thrift Store, North Main Street. St. Vincent DePaul Society, located at the east edge of the St. Johns High School parking lot, is open. 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Delphos Postal Museum is open. 12:15 p.m. Testing of warning sirens by Delphos Fire and Rescue 1-3 p.m. The Delphos AB Honor Roll Canal Commission Museum, Sixth grade 241 N. Main St., is open. Keith Doepker, Melissa 5 p.m. Delphos Coon and Sportsmans Club hosts a Erhart, Collin Fortman, Camryn chicken fry. 7 p.m. Bingo at St. Johns Little Theatre. The asterisk * denotes a SUNDAY 4.0 GPA. 1-3 p.m. The Delphos Ottoville Canal Commission Museum, Jarrod Girardot 241 N. Main St., is open. Mac Kensey Bendele 1-4 p.m. Putnam County Andrew Horstman Museum is open, 202 E. Main * Matthew Burgei St. Kalida. * Alex Schnipke 1:30 p.m. Amvets Post Victoria Girardot 698 Auxiliary meets at the Benjamin Schnipke Amvets post in Middle Point. Zachary Miller 4 p.m. Amvets Post 698 Andrew Schnipke regular meeting at the Amvets Jefferson post in Middle Point.

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Friday, November 23, 2012

Texans top Lions 34-31 in OT after coachs mistake


The Associated Press DETROIT Justin Forsett scooted up the middle and lunged forward while a couple of Detroit defenders closed in to stop him His knee hit the ground, but the Houston running back hopped up quickly and took off toward the end zone. I know now that I was down but I didnt think I was during the play, Forsett said. I didnt think my knee hit and there was no whistle, so I kept going. Forsett had nothing to lose by getting up and running and unbelievably, the 81-yard scoring play stood. The officials missed the call, giving the Texans a touchdown, and Detroit coach Jim Schwartz inadvertently wiped out any chance of a replay review by throwing his challenge flag when he wasnt allowed to. That was all Houston needed to start a second-half comeback and the Texans went on to beat the Lions 34-31 in overtime Thursday. Sometimes its better to be lucky than good, running back Arian Foster said. AFC South-leading Houston (10-1) has won five straight two in a row in OT and if a handful of teams lose, the Texans could be in the playoffs by the end of this weekend. The Lions led 24-14 in the third quarter when Forsett scored on his long run. Replays clearly showed Forsetts knee touching the ground around his own 25 Detroit players even slowed up, assuming the play was over. Forsett got up and ran all the way to the end zone. Scoring plays are reviewed automatically but if a coach throws a challenge flag like Schwartz did, the review is negated and an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty is assessed. So the touchdown stood despite obvious evidence it shouldnt have. Detroit (4-7) still led 24-21 after Forsetts touchdown and the Lions went up 31-24 on Joique Bells 23-yard TD run with 13:31 left in the fourth. Houston rallied, tying it at 31 on Fosters 1-yard run with 1:55 to play. That touchdown capped a 15-play, 97-yard drive that included a conversion on fourth-and-7. Had our opportunities to win it multiple times. Both teams did, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said. It was a great football game. Didnt catch many breaks and couldnt capitalize on a couple we needed to. Texans kicker Shayne Graham missed from 51 yards in overtime and Detroits Jason Hanson hit the right upright from 47. Graham finally connected from 32 to win it. Detroit extended its losing streak in its annual Thanksgiving showcase to nine. Hansons miss came on third down after the Lions had lost 3 yards on a second-down run. The Lions sent the veteran kicker onto the field instead of trying to move the ball a bit closer. We didnt want to give up a negative play and theyd been trying really hard to strip the ball, so we didnt want to risk a turnover, Schwartz said. The Lions were hoping a 3-game homestand would help revive their playoff hopes but they lost against Green Bay last weekend and couldnt hold on against the Texans. If the Lions didnt have enough problems, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh could be in trouble with the league again after his left cleat connected with Houston quarterback Matt Schaubs groin area in the first quarter. Suh was on his chest, taken down by an offensive lineman, when he extended his left foot below Schaubs belt. It wasnt clear on replays whether the kick was intentional. Last year on Thanksgiving, Suh was ejected for stomping on the right arm of Green Bay offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith and was suspended for two games. He has been fined in previous seasons for roughing up quarterbacks: Cincinnatis Andy Dalton, Chicagos Jay Cutler and Clevelands Jake Delhomme. Schaub stayed in the game and was 29-of-48 for 315 yards with a 9-yard TD to Owen Daniels that tied it at 14 late in the first half. He also threw an interception. Houstons Andre Johnson had nine receptions for 188 yards. Stafford was 31-of-61 for 441 yards with two TDs tiebreaking scores to Calvin Johnson and Mike Thomas in the second quarter. It wasnt enough.
NOTES: Lions OT Jeff Backus (right hamstring) was inactive, ending his 186-game starting streak. ... Houston LB Brooks Reed (left groin) and OT Derek Newton (knee) were injured during the game. RG3 sparkling, steady as Skins top Cowboys, 38-31 ARLINGTON, Texas Robert Griffin III will always be RG3. That didnt stop Washington coach Mike Shanahan from trying something a little different after his rookie quarterback was equal parts sparkling and steady in his Texas debut. Hes kind of like Cool Hand Luke, Shanahan explained. He doesnt get too upset about anything. The Heisman Trophy winner from Baylor threw for three touchdowns in a dazzling second quarter, then calmly quelled a Dallas rally reminiscent of a comeback that made Cowboys vs. Redskins on Thanksgiving famous, leading Washington to a 38-31 victory Thursday. Griffin told anyone who asked he didnt think his first pro game in his home state on Thanksgiving would overwhelm him. He wasnt kidding. Griffin finished with 311 passing yards and four TDs and made Dallas look like an overmatched college team in building a 28-3 halftime lead thanks to a 28-point second quarter, the first for the Redskins (5-6) in 13 years. After Tony Romo threw the longest touchdown of his career an 85-yarder to Dez Bryant late in the third quarter Griffin answered by becoming the first Redskins quarterback with four TD tosses in consecutive games. When the Cowboys (5-6) got within a touchdown and really had people thinking back to Clint Longleys miracle TD to Drew Pearson in the final seconds of a 1-point Dallas victory over Washington on Thanksgiving in 1974, Griffin calmly led the Redskins on a clock-killing drive to a field goal for a 38-28 lead. Romo lost for the first time in six starts on Thanksgiving, despite a career-high 441 yards and three second-half touchdowns. After the long TD to Bryant, who matched his career high from last week with 145 yards receiving, Romo threw a TD to Felix Jones, ran in the 2-point conversion and threw another scoring pass to Bryant to help Dallas close to 35-28 with 8:24 remaining. I thought we had a good chance, said Romo, who tied a career high with 62 pass attempts. Griffin, who threw just his fourth interception the previous possession, responded by completing three passes for first downs including a third-and-1 near midfield and the Redskins ran nearly 5 1/2 minutes off the clock before Kai Forbaths 48-yard field goal with 3:03 remaining. Dallas drove to a field goal with 23 seconds left but DeAngelo Hall easily picked up the onside kick and ran untouched before sliding down short of the goal line, clinching Romos third loss in three career 400-yard games. It also was the Cowboys first loss to the Redskins in seven games on Thanksgiving. The Cowboys actually contained Griffin in the first quarter, getting a sack and forcing an intentional grounding penalty that gave them good enough field position for an easy drive to a 3-0 lead. Everything changed on Griffins first big NFL play in Texas. He hit Aldrick Robinson in stride for a 68-yard touchdown and a 7-3 lead. Griffins next big throw wasnt nearly as accurate but Pierre Garcon somehow came down with it and outran the Dallas defense the final 45 yards on a 59-yard score for a 21-3 lead. Romos first interception in four games gave the Redskins a chance to get one more score before halftime when Hall returned it to the Dallas 33 with 30 seconds left. Out of timeouts at the Dallas 6 with 10 seconds left, the Redskins trusted Griffin to try to get a touchdown and Santana Moss kept both feet in while falling out of bounds for a 28-3 lead with 5 seconds left. Griffin completed 12 straight passes from the middle of the first quarter to the middle of the third and finished 20-of-28. It was hard to tell from his final numbers but the Cowboys did manage to put some pressure on Griffin. They sacked him four times, forced him to sprint out of the pocket a number of times and delivered hard hits after several throws. The Dallas offense, playing most of the game without Miles Austin after he injured a hip early, never could answer in the decisive second quarter. The Cowboys had only two first downs while the Redskins were scoring four touchdowns. Alfred Morris had 113 yards on 24 carries and one of Washingtons second-quarter scores. NOTES: Redskins LB London Fletcher, who also had an interception, extended his consecutive games streak to 235 and made his 190th straight start. He left the game later after re-injuring the ankle that put his streak in jeopardy. ... The Cowboys had three injured defenders that didnt return: LB Bruce Carter (elbow), DE Jason Hatcher (concussion-like symptoms) and DB Orlando Scandrick (hand/wrist). Patriots roll past Jets 49-19 with big 2nd quarter EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Tom Brady couldnt believe what happened. Neither could Bill Belichick, nor the rest of the New England Patriots, for

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that matter. They were up 7-0 on the New York Jets one minute and 28-0 the next. Literally. Three touchdowns in 52 seconds. That was all it took to send the highscoring Patriots to a 49-19 victory Thursday night and put the bumbling Jets on the verge of seeing their season slip away. Brady threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score as the Patriots (8-3) took advantage of five turnovers and used a 35-point second quarter including the three TDs in less than a minute to cruise past the Jets (4-7). New Englands 35 second-quarter points tied for the fourth-most in a quarter in NFL history. After a scoreless opening period, the Patriots then went on a touchdown spree despite holding the ball for only 2:14 as the Jets kept giving the ball away. The Patriots jumped on a poor decision by Mark Sanchez, who ruined a nice drive by keying in on Jeremy Kerley on second-and-6 from the 23. Steve Gregory read the play the whole way for an easy interception. Brady then led the Patriots on a 15-play, 84-yard drive that was capped by Wes Welkers 3-yard touchdown catch on the first play of the second quarter. Things got out of hand in a hurry a few minutes later. After New England recovered a fumble by Shonn Greene, Brady threw a swing pass on first down to Shane Vereen, who zipped down the left sideline untouched for an 83-yard touchdown that made it 14-0 with 9:43 remaining in the opening half. The Patriots were back in the end zone moments later after Sanchez fumbled on second down as he fell when he slammed into right guard Brandon Moores backside. Gregory picked up the ball and ran it 32 yards for a score to put New England up 21-0 with 9 minutes left. And, the Patriots werent done. Joe McKnight, one of the leagues top returners, fumbled the ensuing kickoff on a hit by Devin McCourty. Julian Edelman grabbed the ball out of the air and scooted 22 yards for yet another score, making it 28-0 with 8:51 remaining in the half. Disgusted Jets fans were chanting for Tim Tebow to play before the second quarter of this Thanksgiving showdown was over and booing as the team left the MetLife Stadium field at halftime. New England, which beat Indianapolis 59-24 on Sunday, scored four touchdowns in just over 6 minutes, helping Belichick become the eighth coach in NFL history with 200 career victories, including the playoffs. Edelman also caught a 56-yard pass for a score before leaving with a head injury and Stevan Ridley ran for a touchdown as New England set a franchise record with 108 points in a 2-game stretch. The Patriots improved to 19-0 in the second half of the season since 2010. They were 8-0 that year and last year and are 3-0 this season after the midway point. Meanwhile, the Jets allowed their most points since giving up 52 to Miami in the 1995 season opener and will likely have to win their remaining five games to even have an outside chance at the postseason. New England was without star tight end Rob Gronkowski, out a few weeks after breaking his left forearm against Indianapolis. It didnt need him not with the Jets fumbling and stumbling around. Brady finished 18-of-28 for 323 yards before leaving with 2 minutes left in the game. He reached 3,000 yards passing for the 10th time, becoming one of six players to accomplish the feat. He also passed Dan Fouts for 10th place on the career passing list. Tight end Aaron Hernandez returned after missing three games with a sprained ankle and had two catches for 36 yards. Sanchez was 26-of-36 for 301 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Tebow didnt play at all revealing after the game that he has two broken ribs and stood on the sideline with a cap on throughout despite the occasional chants for him to get some snaps. It looked as though this one might be a close as both teams missed opportunities to score in the opening quarter, including Stephen Gostkowski going wide left on a 39-yard field goal attempt for New England. The Jets were hoping to boost their playoff hopes and keep some momentum going after a 27-13 victory at St. Louis on Sunday that snapped a 3-game skid. The Patriots had other plans, sweeping their AFC East rivals for the second straight season. NOTES: Edelman left the game early in the third quarter on a helmetto-helmet hit by LaRon Landry on an end-around during which he fumbled. Belichick would reply only well see, when asked about the injury. ... Jets WR Clyde Gates also left with a head injury in the second quarter after a hard hit from Kyle Arrington. ... Ridley was called for a chop block in the end zone midway through the third quarter, giving the Jets a safety.

Does Manti Teo JIM METCALFE deserve the Heisman Trophy? I saw that question posed on the Internet and Id like to take a crack at answering it. He is the linebacker jmetcalfe@delphosherald.com for top-ranked Notre Dame and its top-flight defense. The last defensive player to win the award was Charles Woodson of That Team Up North in 1997. Teo is the undisputed leader of this Irish team and if he isnt playing at an All-American level, they arent where they are. We all know that offense gets the publicity but defense still wins championships, even in this day and age of exploding scores. Until the voters of the Heisman get really serious and start to consider ALL players on a regular basis, the Heisman wont be what it should be; the BEST player in America. Thus, my answer is - yes. Voters, do the right thing. This sounds like one of those truly silly rules in the National Football League. I refer to the game Thursday between the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans. I cite the play where Justin Forsett of the Texans was clearly down but with no whistle blowing, allowed to get back up and complete an 81-yard touchdown run. Understandably, Lions coach Jim Schwartz threw the challenge flag. It turns out that, in the eyes of the NFL and its rulemakers yes, it is in the rules; I looked it up! that is an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty and also wipes out the now-standard automatic replay of a scoring play. He illegally threw the challenge flag and thus cannot benefit from the action that (is) to be initiated by the replay official because he was delaying the next play. Its almost as if you were taking your marbles and going home because you didnt get your way! Here is also a potential problem with instant replay; are officials more inclined to let things go with the understanding that replay with make it all right? Thats not good for The League. By the way, shouldnt the Thanksgiving Day games always be the Cowboys vs. Redskins and the Lions vs. the Packers (Id even accept the Bears) every year? Doesnt that seem truly traditional for Turkey Day? Now, dont get me started on Da Boys ... I scratch my head as to why Rutgers and Maryland are joining the Big 10/11/12/14. I understand that the Big East was never really a football league it was a basketball league through and through and will likely be depleted further in the future. Then it was brought to my attention I knew it all along but just didnt think about it that Rutgers is in the New York metropolitan area and that is the largest media market in the country perhaps the world so it makes sense for the Big Whatever. I am not sure why the Terrapins are coming in except for more money. It surely isnt for the rivalries! These realignments are, quite frankly, strange. Boise State in the Big East? Dont these people understand geography? Notre Dame smack in the heart of the Midwest joining the ATLANTIC COAST Conference in everything but football? And yet still being allowed to have a bowl tie-in with the ACC? Stop the world, I want to get off ... Happy/Merry (belated) Thanksgiving!

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Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people,but love your neighbor as yourself. Leviticus 19: 18

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There is a popular forum on the Internet known as TED which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design and whose motto is Ideas Worth Spreading. TEDs mission statement centers on the belief that ideas can have a far-reaching and profound effect: We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. That ideas can become viral and thus spread quickly is truer now than ever, especially with the advent of the Internet. But, even in Biblical times ideas went viral. In the Acts of the Apostles, we see that the early Christian message spread quickly, even if there were disputes among the founders about the details of living a Christian life. Even earlier than the Christian era, it appears that there were pivotal figures whose ideas caught on and spread virally. In the period from roughly 800-200 BC, diverse figures such as Confucius, Buddha, Socrates, and the prophets Isaiah and Jeremiah were spreading very similar messages about what it was to live a good life. Which invariably involved some version of the golden rule, i.e., that we should do unto others what we would want them to do to us. Perhaps the golden rule is an idea that went viral, and perhaps what ultimately makes an idea worth spreading is whether or not it contributes to human well-being.

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For many of us, the question of finding meaning or significance in our lives is a nonissue. We find our careers meaningful, and our families, friends, and recreational activities provide essential sources of meaning or significance. But, sometimes people have accidents or illnesses which call all of that into question. If an accident or illness prevents you from working, you may feel an overwhelming sense of meaninglessness. Likewise, parents whose lives are made meaningful by their children may feel a tragic sense of meaninglessness if they lose their children. The heartache of losing a loved one or a significant other is partly a sense that our life has lost something essential to it. In these cases, it is imperative that one find meaning elsewhere in ones life. While this is not always simple or easy, it is possible, even in the worst of cases. Imagine how drastically your life would change if you suffered a brain or spinal cord injury that left you paralyzed or unable to function as you once did. This sort of injury can be a tremendous challenge, and yet the vast majority of people who suffer these injuries are resilient. They bounce back and somehow find meaning in

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Dear Annie: I was mar- to look them over. Whats ried to my husband for 31 your take on this? A Guy years. Two years ago, he in Virginia Dear Guy: In most was killed in an accident. I loved him to the moon and instances, body art is intendback and miss him terribly. ed to be noticed. Discreet Eight months later, my glancing is fine. Ogling is daughter introduced me to a not. Staring, making comnice gentleman. He is a sweet ments, whistling, smacking man, and we have been see- your lips or touching the ing each other ever since. other person are definite nonos. You can look, Unfortunately, but do so respectmy mother-infully. law is upset and Dear Annie: bitter because of New Sibling disit. She thinks I covered that he had did not wait long a half-brother and enough after my wanted to know husbands death. whether it was What gets me is too late to form a that one of her relationship over daughters just his fathers objecleft her hustions. band a couple of After my mothmonths ago, is Annies Mailbox er died, I found not yet divorced and already has a boyfriend out at age 42 that I was moving in with her. That a child from a first mardoesnt seem to bother my riage. My stepdad adopted me and changed my name to mother-in-law. I love my in-laws, but his. I went on a search and they have to realize that my found half-brothers from path in life is changing, and my biological fathers other I have to do what is right for marriages. One half-brother me. How do I get my moth- thought it was terrible that I er-in-law to understand? Do was searching, but another I just leave it alone and of my half-brothers, only live my life? Confused five months younger, was thrilled to have a new sister. Daughter-in-Law Dear Confused: Parents We have a wonderful relagrieve in their own way, and tionship. the loss of a child is differSo, its never too late. ent from that of a spouse. And I agree with your advice No amount of mourning that this is not Dads deciwould be long enough for sion. Yes, Im angry that your mother-in-law. But it my birth information was is unrealistic and unfair for hidden from me and that I her to expect you to remain never had the opportunity to alone indefinitely. Try to meet my biological father. bring your in-laws into your My new half-brother and I new life. Tell them how have often wondered whethmuch you love them and er any of the wives knew how you will never stop lov- about the others. I have one ing their son, but you dont more brother we havent think he would want you to found, and Im guessing be alone. Explain that you he was also adopted and hope they will always be had his name changed. part of your life. Introduce California Sister them to your new man. Be gentle and compassionate, but dont let them dictate your future. Dear Annie: While waiting in a line at a deli, a young girl ahead of me was dressed in todays typical tight, skimpy shorts. She was leaning against the deli case, and I noticed she had a sizable tattoo just above her very clearly exposed rear cleavage. Naturally, I glanced at it briefly and read what it said. I did not gawk or ogle. It was simply normal curiosity. I was cautioned by a friend who warned me that doing so could be considered sexual harassment. My argument is that when someone essentially has a billboard on their butt, its an invitation for others to peruse it. To me, people who have multiple exposed tattoos should expect others

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BY ANNE DINNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press This years Black Friday shoppers were split into two distinct groups: those who wanted to fall into a turkey-induced slumber and those whod rather shop instead. Stores typically open in the wee hours of the morning on the day after Thanksgiving thats named Black Friday because its traditionally when retailers turn a profit for the year. But after testing how shoppers would respond to earlier hours last year, stores such as Target and Toys R Us this year opened as early as Thanksgiving evening. That led shoppers on a mission to find the best Black Friday deals to ask a difficult question: Deal with the crowds now or later? Crystal Camacho, 19, and Sammy Caban, 23, got to Best Buy in the Manhattan borough of New York City at 12:30 a.m. on Black Friday with one goal in mind, a 40-inch Toshiba TV on sale for $180. They were determined, even though they both worked on Thanksgiving Day and had to work on Black Friday, she as a restaurant hostess and he as salesperson at GameStop. Five hours later, a little after 5 a.m., they walked out with the TV. It was crazy but well worth it, Caban said. We got lucky. Elizabeth Garcia, a sales rep from the citys Bronx borough, decided for a later shopping started at about 3:30 a.m. at a nearby Toys R Us in New Yorks Times Square. Garcia, who has three children ages three, five and seven, said she specifically decided on the later time to avoid the crowds on Thanksgiving when the store opened at 8 p.m. She believes that was the best decision: Last year, Garcia almost got into a fight over a Tinker Bell couch, but this year things were much calmer. This year I wasnt about to kill people, she said. It is unclear how many shoppers were drawn to the earlier openings versus the traditional Black Friday hours. But according to an International Council of Shopping Centers-Goldman Sachs survey of 1,000 consumers conducted this month, about 17 percent planned to shop at stores that opened on Thanksgiving, up from 16 percent last year when retailers were testing the earlier hours. Meanwhile, 33 percent intended to shop on Black Friday, down one percentage point from last year. Overall, its estimated that sales on Black Friday will be up 3.8 percent to $11.4 billion this year. The earlier hours are an effort by stores to make shopping as convenient as possible for Americans, who they fear wont spend freely during the two-month holiday season in November and December because of economic uncertainty. Many shoppers are worried about high unemployment and a package of tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff that will take effect in January unless Congress passes a budget deal by then. At the same time, Americans have grown more comfortable shopping on websites that offer cheap prices and the convenience of being able to buy something from smartphones, laptops and tablet computers from just about anywhere. Thats put added pressure on brick-andmortar stores, which can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue during the holiday shopping season, to give consumers a compelling reason to leave their homes. Thats becoming more difficult: the National Retail Federation, an industry trade group, estimates that overall sales in November and December will rise 4.1 percent this year to $586.1 billion, or about flat with last years growth. But the online part of that is expected to rise 15 percent to $68.4 billion, according to Forrester Research. As a result, brick-and-mortar retailers have been trying everything they can to lure consumers into stores. Some stores tested the earlier hours last year, but this year more retailers opened their doors late on Thanksgiving or at midnight on Black Friday. In addition to expanding their hours, many also are offering free layaways and shipping, matching the cheaper prices of online rivals and updating their mobile shopping apps with more information. Every retailer wants to beat everyone else, said C. Britt Beemer, chairman of Americas Research Group, a research firm based in Charleston, S.C. Shoppers love it. Indeed, some holiday shoppers seemed to find stores earlier hours appealing. About 11,000 shoppers were in lines wrapped

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BY HOPE YEN The Associated Press WASHINGTON Emboldened by rapid growth in e-commerce shipping, the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to start a premium service for the Internet shopper seeking the instant gratification of a store purchase: same-day package delivery. Teaming up with major retailers, the post office will begin the expedited service in San Francisco on Dec. 12 at a price similar to its competitors. If things run smoothly, the program will quickly expand next year to other big cities such as Boston, Chicago and New York. It follows similar efforts by eBay, Amazon.com, and most recently Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which charges a $10 flat rate for same-day delivery. The delivery program, called Metro Post, seeks to build on the post offices double-digit growth in package volume to help offset steady declines in first-class and standard mail. Operating as a limited experiment for the next year, it is projected to generate between $10 million and $50 million in new revenue from deliveries in San Francisco alone, according to postal regulatory filings, or up to $500 million, if expanded to 10 cities. The filings do not reveal the mail agencys anticipated expenses to implement sameday service, which can only work profitably if retailers have enough merchandise in stores and warehouses to be quickly delivered to nearby residences in a dense urban area. The projected $500 million in potential revenue, even if fully realized, would represent just fraction of the record $15.9 billion annual loss that the Postal Service reported last week. But while startups in the late 1990s such as Kozmo. com notably failed after promising instant delivery, the Postal Services vast network serving every U.S. home could put it in a good position to be viable over the long term. The retail market has been rapidly shifting to Internet shopping, especially among younger adults, and more people are moving from suburb to city, where driving to a store can be less convenient. Postal officials, in interviews with The Associated Press, cast the new offering as exciting and potentially revolutionary. Analysts are apt to agree at least in part, if kinks can be worked out. There is definitely consumer demand for same-day

around Macys flagship store in New York Citys Herald Square when it opened at midnight on Black Friday. Joan Riedewald, a private aide for the elderly, and her four children ages six to 18, where among them. By the time they showed up at the department store, Riedewalde had already spent about $100 at Toys R Us, which opened at 8 p.m., and planned to spend another $500 at Macys before heading to Old Navy. I only shop for sales, she said. Carey Maguire, 33, and her sister Caitlyn Maguire, 21, showed up at the same Target about two hours before it opened. Their goal was to buy several Nook tablet computers, which were on sale for $49. But while waiting in line they were also using their iPhone to do some online buying at rival stores. If youre going to spend, I want to make it worth it, said Caitlyn Maguire, a college student. By the afternoon on Thanksgiving, there were 11 shoppers in a four-tent encampment outside a Best Buy store near Ann Arbor, Mich., that opened at midnight. The purpose of their wait? A $179 40-inch Toshiba LCD television is worth missing Thanksgiving dinner at home. Jackie Berg, 26, of Ann Arbor, arrived first with her stepson and a friend Wednesday afternoon, seeking three of the televisions. The deal makes the TVs $240 less than their normal price, so Berg says that shell save more than $700. Well miss the actual being there with family, but well have the rest of the weekend for that, she said.

EU leaders enter bitter fight over budget


BY RAF CASERT The Associated Press BRUSSELS The leaders of Britain and France staked out starkly different visions of Europes future Thursday as talks began in Brussels on how much the European Union should be allowed to spend, setting the stage for a long, divisive and possibly inconclusive summit. While British Prime Minister David Cameron is seeking to keep payments into EU coffers down as low as possible, French President Francois Hollande called for sustained subsidies for farming and development programs for poorer nations. With each of the 27 nations having the power of veto over the 2014-2020 budget, the summit negotiations could stretch over the weekend, perhaps without result. Cameron voiced the concerns of several other countries that do not want to see an increase in the blocs spending plan at a time when many member states are cutting budgets at home. No, Im not happy at all, Cameron said about EU President Herman Van Rompuys latest offer to cap spending for 2014-2020 at (euro) 1 trillion ($1.28 trillion). Clearly, at a time when were making difficult decisions at home over public spending, it would be quite wrong it is quite wrong for there to be proposals for this increased extra spending in the EU, Cameron said.

The EU budget primarily funds programs to help farming and spur growth in the blocs less developed, and it amounts to about 1 percent of the EUs gross domestic product. Frances Hollande said that was worth fighting for, adding he would be happy to walk away from the meeting if his demands were not met. No country should have a privileged position, Hollande retorted. I come here to find a compromise, not to set an ultimatum. The European Commission, the EUs executive arm, supports more spending, arguing that crossborder initiatives will help create the economic growth and jobs that the bloc of a half-billion people needs, particularly during a financial crisis that has pushed some countries into recession. The amount of work Van Rompuy has to do to bring the conflicting views closer together was highlighted earlier Thursday as the bilateral meetings preceding the summit overran, forcing the opening discussions to be delayed by 2 1/2 hours until about 10:30 p.m. Calling on all for a compromise, Van Rompuy said it is necessary and, I am convinced, it is within our reach. So, dear colleagues, lets get down to business. Several leaders were already anticipating the possibility of failure and the need to hold another summit in the new year to negotiate a deal.

2 killed, dozens injured in massive Texas pileup

delivery, at the right price, said Matt Nemer, a senior analyst at Wells Fargo Securities in San Francisco. The culture in retail traditionally has been to get a customer into the store, with the immediacy of enjoying a purchase being the main draw. So same-day delivery could be huge for online retailers. The question is whether the economics can work. He and others said that consumers are a fickle lot when it comes to shipping, seeking fast delivery, but also sensitive to its pricing. Many will order online and pick up merchandise at a store if it avoids shipping charges, or will agree to pay a yearly fee of $79 for a service such as Amazon Prime to get unlimited, free two-day delivery or even purchase a higherpriced item if it comes with free shipping. Customers do like sameday delivery when it gets very close to a holiday or it otherwise becomes too late to shop, said Jim Corridore, analyst with S&P Capital IQ, which tracks the shipping industry. But while the Postal Service has the ability to deliver to any address, they are not always known for their speed. To increase their speed might prove to be a much more complex offering than theyre thinking about.

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Thanksgiving morning shoppers, Larry and Chris Boop, load up their cart at ALCO with gifts for their family members. (Delphos Herald/Stephanie Groves)

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Texas Two people died and more than 80 people were hurt Thursday when at least 140 vehicles collided in Southeast Texas in a pileup that left trucks twisted on top of each other and authorities rushing to pull survivors from the wreckage. The collision occurred in extremely foggy conditions at about 8:45 a.m. Thanksgiving Day on Interstate 10 southwest of Beaumont, a Gulf Coast city about 80 miles east of Houston. A man and a woman were killed in a Chevy Suburban SUV crushed by a tractor trailer, the Texas Department of Public Safety told KFDM-TV. Jefferson County sheriffs Deputy Rod Carroll said in a news release that 80 to 90 people were transported to hospitals with 10 to 12 of those in serious to critical condition. He said 140 to 150 vehicles were involved in the pileup. According to DPS, a crash on the eastbound side of the highway led to other accidents in a dangerous chain reaction. There were multiple crashes on the other side of the highway as well. Carroll told The Associated Press the fog was so thick that deputies didnt immediately realize they were dealing with multiple accidents. It is catastrophic, Carroll said. Ive got cars on top of cars. I-10s eastbound lanes were re-opened Thursday evening after more than eight hours. DPS trooper Stephanie Davis told KFDM that two people in an SUV died after the crash. Carroll said uninjured drivers tried to help as authorities sorted through the wreckage.

Honorable Mention: Haley Landwehr, Rachel Beining, Kendra Eickholt. Scholar-Athletes: Rachel Beining, Kendra Koester, Marissa Pohlabel, Rachel Turnwald. District Soccer Honors (girls) First Team: Rachel Turnwald. Second Team: Nicole Vorst. Honorable Mention: Monica Sarka, Rachel Beining. Soccer (boys) First Team PCL: Matt Burgei (POY), Anthony Eickholt, Dylan Klima. Second Team: Bryan Hohlbein, Austin Honigford. Honorable Mention: Austin Schroeder, Alex Horstman, Logan Gable. Scholar-Athletes: Logan Gable, Bryan Hohlbein, Cory Fischer. PCL Coach Of The Year: Eric Gerker. District Soccer Honors First Team: Matt Burgei. Second Team: Anthony Eickholt. Honorable Mention: Dylan Klima. Volleyball First Team PCL: Tonya Kaufman, Abby Siefker. Second Team: Taylor Mangas. Honorable Mention: Annie Lindeman, Tammy Wannemacher. District Honors: Tonya Kaufman Second Team, Abby Siefker All-Star Game. Scholar-Athlete: Abby Siefker, Tammy Wannemacher. Golf First Team PCL: Zach Weber (POY). Second Team: Derek Schimmoeller, Wesley Markward. District Honorable Mention: Zach Weber. In other business, the board: Approved hiring Tasha Eickholt as a substitute custodian; and Approved Vaughn Horstman and Susan Jones as volunteer indoor track coaches, as needed.

hunters during the 2012 youth deer-gun season is listed below. The first number following the countys name shows the harvest numbers for 2012, and the numbers for 2011 are in parentheses. Adams: 178 (163); Allen: 40 (43); Ashland: 152 (127); Ashtabula: 166 (162); Athens: 161 (162); Auglaize: 56 (39); Belmont: 234 (207); Brown: 133 (131); Butler: 59 (51); Carroll: 188 (188); Champaign: 69 (67); Clark: 30 (40); Clermont: 93 (83); Clinton: 61 (50); Columbiana: 147 (170); Coshocton: 295 (287); Crawford: 55 (70); Cuyahoga: 1 (1); Darke: 65 (42); Defiance: 102 (93); Delaware: 42 (66); Erie: 24 (24); Fairfield: 114 (90); Fayette: 20 (15); Franklin: 18 (15); Fulton: 54 (33); Gallia: 142 (121); Geauga: 65 (67); Greene: 28 (29); Guernsey: 232 (316); Hamilton: 20 (19); Hancock: 71 (52); Hardin: 43 (50); Harrison: 225 (227); Henry: 38 (29); Highland: 168 (140); Hocking: 157 (166);

Holmes: 235 (275); Huron: 136 (92); Jackson: 168 (128); Jefferson: 176 (171); Knox: 247 (214); Lake: 19 (7); Lawrence: 148 (142); Licking: 262 (248); Logan: 121 (103); Lorain: 63 (77); Lucas: 14 (9); Madison: 21 (26); Mahoning: 76 (60); Marion: 30 (40); Medina: 74 (56); Meigs: 156 (167); Mercer: 53 (33); Miami: 35 (26); Monroe: 153 (173); Montgomery: 14 (13); Morgan: 165 (141); Morrow: 66 (72); Muskingum: 280 (277); Noble: 161 (184); Ottawa: 21 (25); Paulding: 69 (64); Perry: 143 (143); Pickaway: 47 (32); Pike: 89 (92); Portage: 122 (96); Preble: 46 (43); Putnam: 78 (50); Richland: 141 (138); Ross: 171 (155); Sandusky: 27 (25); Scioto: 103 (85); Seneca: 99 (71); Shelby: 88 (57); Stark: 100 (88); Summit: 19 (16); Trumbull: 109 (97); Tuscarawas: 317 (321); Union: 37 (56); Van Wert: 36 (25); Vinton: 126 (106); Warren: 52 (41); Washington: 196 (195); Wayne: 121 (90); Williams: 83 (68); Wood: 39 (41); Wyandot: 80 (92); Total: 9,178 (8,681).

Answers to Wednesdays questions: Game show host Richard Dawson was famous for kissing women. Breck shampoo called itself The beauty soap for your hair. Todays questions: By what name is Gordon Sumner popularly known to fans? What was the name of TV Guides ill-fated companion magazine about television? Answers in Saturdays Herald. Todays words: Grandgousier: a glutton Vanillism: dermatitis from handling raw vanilla The Outstanding National Debt as of 7:30 a.m. today was $16,302,789,781,702. The estimated population of the United States is 313,923,178, so each citizens share of this debt is $51,932. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of$3.88 billion per day since Sept. 28, 2007.