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Peak kicks off Weight Loss Challenge
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM
Peak Community Wellness’s Charity Weight Loss Challeng kicked off Monday with teams registering, taking a tour of the facility and weighing in. Lifestyle Coach and Membership Specialist Dianna Doyle, second from right, gives a tour of the facility to registrants of the challenge. Peak owner Jeff Schwieterman said they have received many calls regarding the challenge and anticipates registering up to 20 teams. He said Peak is extending registration through Monday. (DHI Media/Stephanie Groves)
Bark for Life raises more than $9,300
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM
Delphos Animal Hospital’s Bark for Life Relay Team includes, front row from left, Maggie Wheeler, Barb Hooley, Marla Klaus, Cindy Friedhoff and Kerrie Harrison; and back row, Dr. Bonnie Jones, Dr. John Jones, Joyce Ross, Dr. Marisa Tong, Marty McFly (pooch), Becky Jones, Vicki Kramer and Laura Buettner. (Submitted photo)


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DELPHOS — Delphos Animal Hospital’s Dr. Bonnie Jones, chair of the Bark For Life event held in June, said she and her team have raised over $9,300 — including two committed corporate donations yet to be received — for the American Cancer Society.

“We have just 11 Bark for Life T-shirts in sizes small, medium and large left to sell,” she said. “I think we could top $9,400 if we sell those shirts as well. How awesome is that?!”

Elida to fill open council seat
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM


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ELIDA — Elida Village Council needs to fill a recently-vacated council seat. Marv Adams has submitted a letter of resignation that was read at the July 8 meeting.

Council President Larry Flick told his peers Tuesday evening the seat needed filled.

'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music ?
Monday, July 21, 2014 8:29 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM )


Associated Press


LOS ANGELES — Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest.

Such was the case for artists like Pharrell and Iggy Azalea, who are covered by Yankovic in his latest album, "Mandatory Fun."


Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools
Monday, July 21, 2014 8:23 PM


AP Medical Writer


CHICAGO — Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.

Risky health behavior including binge-drinking, unsafe sex and use of hard drugs was less common among these kids, compared with peers who went to mostly worse schools. The teens were otherwise similar, all from low-income Los Angeles neighborhoods who applied to top public charter schools that admit students based on a lottery system.