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Editorial: Maryland’s costly health-care blunder

THERE’S NOW a preliminary price tag on Maryland’s failure to roll out a functional health-insurance Web site: $5 million to $10 million. That’s an estimate of how much it will cost the state to offer emergency health coverage to people who couldn’t sign up...
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Editorial: Ariel Sharon’s vision for Israel remains unfulfilled

ARIEL SHARON’s life spanned the trajectory of Israel’s history, from a boyhood on a secular, collective farm in the days of the British mandate, to participation in Israel’s War of Independence, to the battles, sieges and struggles of the six decades that...

Shooting survivor faces drug charges

By BRIAN BOHNERT staff writer Charges are pending for the surviving victim of a late-July shooting and her husband after a drug-related search warrant was executed on their West Lytle Street motel room Friday morning. Tyeesha Ferguson-Snowden, 36, and her husband, Lamar Snowden,...

Ireland, Ramsey lead Arcadia over HN

ARCADIA — Josh Ireland score a team-best 18 points and Hayden Ramsey added 15 Friday night as Arcadia won its first Blanchard Valley Conference game of the season, 53-51 over Hardin Northern. Ireland (12) and Ramsey (9) scored 21 of their points after halftime as the...

Slow start costly to FHS

By MATT NYE SPORTS WRITER TONTOGANY — Fostoria High School has had its share of slow starts this season. Friday night at Otsego was no different, as the Redmen found themselves down 17-6 after one quarter and ended up falling 49-34 in Northern Buckeye Conference play. Jalen...
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Campbell leads SW to victory over Lakota

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER St. Wendelin’s Peter Campbell found a hot hand Friday night and used it to scorch Lakota. Campbell stepped up with 17 points for St. Wendelin to defeat Lakota 46-43 Friday night in Midland Athletic League play. The sophomore hit on all five of his...

Richard Jenning Brigham

Richard “Dick” Jenning Brigham, 68, of Fostoria, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Bowling Green. Funeral arrangements are pending with Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Y plans Fun Day

Geary Family YMCA will host a No School Fun Day for students in grades K-5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20. Each child will need to bring a lunch with a drink, their swimsuit and a towel. Youth will have the opportunity to play gym games, swim and more. Members cost $7 each, while...

Dr. Mark A. Loesser

Dr. Mark A. Loesser, D.C., 58, of Findlay, Ohio passed away on Friday, January 3, 2014. He was born on July 15, 1955 to James A. and Evie Ruth (Lovett) Loesser, of Tiffin, and both parents survive. He married Debera (Ward) Loesser in 1981 and she survives. He is also survived by...

Daniel Decker

Daniel “Dirt Bike” Decker, 63, of Fostoria, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky. Arrangements are pending with Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home.
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