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Irene E. Lowery

Irene E. Lowery, 88, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.
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Durant, Thunder end Spurs’ 19-game win streak

AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 28 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat San Antonio 106-94 on Thursday night, ending the Spurs’ winning streak at 19 games. Russell Westbrook scored 27 points and Serge Ibaka added 11 points and...

Florida State under investigation by feds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education for possible Title IX violations in its response to sexual violence complaints. The investigation by the Office for Civil Rights stems from a complaint filed with it...
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Review: Washington great in ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

AP Photo/Brigitte Lacombe NEW YORK (AP) — Talk leading up to opening night of the latest Broadway revival of “A Raisin in the Sun” hinted at flaws – it was coming back too soon, a lead actress had to be replaced late, and Denzel Washington is just too old...
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Australia says more planes added to search for jet

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, greets a Royal Australian Air Force P-3 Orion captain Lt. Russell Adams and his crew involved in the search for wreckage and debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in Perth, Australia, Thursday, April 3, 2014.Najib was in...

Boehner Buys TV Ad Time In His Ohio District

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) is spending $125,000 on television ads in his Ohio district to fend off three fellow Republicans in the primary. Boehner, the top Republican in the House, hasn’t run ads since his 2010 re-election. But outside...

Boehner Buys TV Ad Time In His Ohio District

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) is spending $125,000 on television ads in his Ohio district to fend off three fellow Republicans in the primary. Boehner, the top Republican in the House, hasn’t run ads since his 2010 re-election. But outside...
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10 memorable quotes from David Letterman

AP Photo/J P Filo Ten memorable quotes from David Letterman, who announced he’s retiring from “Late Show” on Thursday: — “I think the longer we just sit here, the more uncomfortable it will make Jay.” – Letterman after sharing awkward...

Blanchard River expected to reach 13.2 feet at Findlay

The Blanchard River is expected to reach moderate flood stage of 13.2 feet Friday at Findlay, after rainstorms drenched the region. About 1.5 inches of rain fell on the Findlay area Thursday, according to measurements taken at the Findlay airport, and more rain was expected...

Catholic Teacher Contract Gets Exact On Behavior

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gay relationships, abortions and artificial insemination are some of the actions the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is specifically banning in its teacher contract for next year. Previous contracts required teachers to comply with the Roman Catholic Church’s...