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Thousands of area residents recently packed Owens Community College’s Student Health and Activities Center to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and watch four highly-touted boys high school basketball teams from Ohio and Michigan compete in the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Basketball Classic. All proceeds raised from the basketball doubleheader will benefit Northwest Ohio Black Media Association future scholarship initiatives.

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Drew Kuns said he took just three days off in between football and basketball season this year.

The Eagles' two-year starting quarterback said it took him at least two to three weeks to finally get into basketball shape.

"It's a lot different," said the 6-3 senior guard/forward. "There is constant sprinting in basketball, up and down the court. It's a different style of running. You have to run to sprint instead of running and covering up. I'm getting around."

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Three high school student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to play NJCAA intercollegiate women’s volleyball for the Owens Community College Express during the upcoming 2009-10 academic year.

The Owens women’s volleyball program is led by Head Coach Sonny Lewis and competes at the NJCAA Division II level. Participating in intercollegiate athletics at the NJCAA Division II level allows the College to offer scholarships to pay for tuition for its student-athletes.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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