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Editorial: A needed look into the cost of Medicare

THIS WAS a breakthrough week for health-care transparency. For the first time, the Obama administration released doctor-specific information about Medicare payments, starting with 2012 data on $64 billion worth of billings. Journalists immediately set to work analyzing the data....
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Editorial: Montgomery County schools must attack the achievement gap

A NEW report shows that Montgomery County Public Schools has lost ground in recent years in narrowing the achievement gap between its high-poverty and low-poverty high schools. The depiction of a system geographically divided between highly ranked schools serving affluent, mainly...
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Editorial: European Union nations see an uptick in economic security at just the right time

VLADIMIR PUTIN’S seizure of Crimea and destabilization of Ukraine have added geopolitics to a list of Europe’s woes that had previously been headed by economics. In fact, if not for Mr. Putin’s land grab, the big story out of Europe might be its surprising...
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Elmwood boys win at VB meet

VAN BUREN — Aaron Arnold collected three victories Friday night to lead Elmwood’s boys to the team championship in the Doug Mowrey invitational. Elmwood piled up 179 points to runner-up Arlington’s 113. Van Buren was fifth with 80, while Arcadia was seventh with...

Price, Rays top Reds, 2-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — David Price took a shutout into the ninth and Matt Joyce homered, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the slumping Reds 2-1 on Friday night for their first victory in Cincinnati. The teams have a brief and lopsided interleague history. The Reds had won eight...

Prosecutor pokes at Pistorius’ account

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events on the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying they do not add up and go completely against how people would react in the...

Bubba Watson leads Masters by three shots at halfway point

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of “Bubba golf,” producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket. Watson took over Augusta National...

Pritt pleads not guilty to sex-related offenses

A Fostoria man accused of allegedly recording a minor for sexual gratification pleaded not guilty out of Seneca County Common Pleas Court. William A. Pritt, 50, 1140 N. Township Road 21, was indicted March 19 on charges of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or...

Man tries to elude Fostoria police officer

A Tiffin man was arrested Friday for allegedly attempting to elude an officer during a traffic stop in Fostoria. Charles L. Amburgey, 41, Tiffin, was arrested on a charge of obstructing official business Friday afternoon during a traffic stop in the 8000-block of West Ohio 18....
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Scramble setup

BRIAN BOHNERT / the Review Times Hannah Nusser (left), executive secretary for the City of Fostoria, and Laura Evans of First Federal Bank hang one of the final two decorations on the Easter Bunny’s throne Friday in preparation of the beloved rabbit’s visit to...
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