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   SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - Cedar Point is throwing a party this weekend to celebrate the anniversary of its oldest roller coaster.
 
   The Blue Streak has been thrilling riders for 50 years at the amusement park in Sandusky.
 
   The wooden coaster built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company gave its first rides in 1964.
 
   Cedar Point will be giving out cake and T-shirts at the park on Saturday to mark the occasion. They've also invited back Blue Streak operators from years past.
 
   The coaster named after the Sandusky High School Blue Streaks has a drop of nearly 80 feet and reaches speeds of 40 miles per hour.

   TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The University of Toledo's president is stepping down at the end of this month, moving up his planned departure by one year.
 
   Lloyd Jacobs announced Friday that he will leave his post at the end of June. He had said in March that he was planning to step down at the end of June 2015.
 
   Jacobs says he is changing his departure date after being asked to work with a global economic development organization that's based in Washington, D.C.
 
   He has been at the university the past eight years and before that led the former Medical University of Ohio in Toledo.

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