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An interview with Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s incoming president

What are your priorities for your second term as president? Chile has been able to consolidate democracy. But we have a challenge we haven’t been able to solve yet, and that is to tackle inequality. We have been able to reduce poverty, to increase social mobility and to...

A year after ‘Lean In,” these are Sheryl Sandberg’s truest believers

And that’s exactly what McElroy does. It’s been a year since the publication of “Lean In,” Sandberg’s sort-of manifesto for getting women into leadership and helping them balance work with the rest of their lives. Beyond an endless debate over whether the...
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Five myths about the SAT

Anthony P. Carnevale is the director of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. He was vice president of the Educational Testing Service from 1996 to 2003. The changes to the SAT announced by the College Board this past week will hopefully make it a...
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‘The Greatest Movies You’ll Never See,’ edited by Simon Braund

Oscar Pistorius trial, tensions in Ukraine, Prince Harry attends Invictus games, unusual fish from the deep and more. Covering more than 50 unrealized projects, from Charlie Chaplin’s to Charlie Kaufman’s, the book’s entries are brisk and concise yet packed with...
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Who had the worst week in Washington? Debo Adegbile.

You’re going to hear a lot more about Debo Adegbile before the 2014 midterm elections. And that’s a bad thing for Democrats trying desperately to hold on to their Senate majority. Adegbile, President Obama’s choice to run the Civil Rights Division at the Justice...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Thursday: • Complainant advised of a three-vehicle accident at a North Countyline Street location at 11:45 a.m. Upon officer’s arrival, no vehicles were in the roadway. Officer was advised that information was exchanged between all involved subjects....

Hancock Co. sheriff eyes justice center lighting need

New outdoor lighting for the Hancock County Justice Center is on the top of the Sheriff Michael Heldman’s “to do” list this year. Heldman, along with several deputies, sat down with the Hancock County commissioners Thursday to go over a list of needed...

No injuries in H-L bus crash

BASCOM — No injuries were reported in a crash involving a Hopewell-Loudon School bus and a pickup truck Thursday morning. The accident on Ohio 18 involved school bus No. 7, which transports students from the Nickie Lane, Angela Drive area and was driven by Lori Tanner, 51,...

Probe nets 2 drug arrests

Two people were arrested on drug charges after an investigation by the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force. Brittany N. Glenn, 24, of Fostoria, and Jedediah R. Morton, 26, address unknown, were both arrested Wednesday on third-degree felony charges of trafficking in cocaine,...

Fostoria officer to lead Bettsville police force

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria police officer was hired Thursday night to be Bettsville’s chief of police at a special meeting of Bettsville’s city council. Council members unanimously selected Officer Brandon Bell, who serves as an officer in Fostoria Police...