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Findlay man sentenced to 8 years for baseball bat assault

A Findlay man who contended he is “not a monster” despite attacking two others with a baseball bat was sentenced on Wednesday to eight years in prison. Shawn R. Yeater, 25, admitted entering 406 E. Lima St., Apt. A., and striking two men on July 10. The assault...

Religious freedom of employees needs to be respected, too

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Better public transit infrastructure, technology is the ticket to more riders

David King, Michael Manville and Michael Smart pointed out in their March 21 Washington Forum commentary, “Get on board: Transit is in trouble,” that transit ridership has not kept up with population growth since 2008. They didn’t mention, however, that driving, as measured...

A select list write holiday cards

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High school students need a better school-life balance

Regarding the March 24 Style article “Pushing for a course correction,” about McLean High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association President Wilma Bowers: Thank heavens for a dose of good sense in this soulless, highly competitive suburb filled with goggle-eyed soccer moms in...

Julie A. Armon

Julie A. Armon, 49, of Fostoria, passed away Monday afternoon, March 24, 2014 at Flower Hospital in Sylvania. She was born April 18, 1964 in Fostoria to Richard and Barbara (Kirian) Beach. She married Art Armon July 12, 1981 in Fostoria. Surviving is her husband, Art Armon, of...

Kasich OKs 4 extra ‘snow days’ for schools

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill giving Ohio schools four extra calamity days. Kasich was surrounded Wednesday by fifth-grade students from Stingel Elementary School in Ontario, Ohio. He received letters in support of the measure from some of the students. Snow,...

UPDATE: Fire destroys residence in Shawtown

SHAWTOWN — A Pleasant Township residence was destroyed from a Wednesday morning fire. There were no injuries. McComb Fire Chief Mike Voland said firefighters responded about 8:39 a.m. to 4060 Pleasant Township 115, where a fire was found in the living room and attic area. A metal...
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A Special Car

Milepost 815 On numerous occasions, I’ve talked about a lot of the neat things that come your way once people know that you are a train nut like I am. And that’s the short history behind this car. It was only a month after my mother had passed away that we once again...

Jackets bump Wings, 4-2

COLUMBUS (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored a goal confirmed by video replay in the third period, and Ryan Johansen added an empty-netter for his second of the game to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The Blue Jackets...