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Editorial: The Obama administration’s clearly constitutional path to clemency

WHEN PRESIDENT Obama commuted the punishments of eight federal inmates last year, he railed against the excesses of an older criminal sentencing system “now recognized as unjust.” Surely, then, more than eight prisoners deserved a second look. This week, finally, the...
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Editorial: In Mr. Putin’s Russia, the lights of liberty are flickering

POLITICAL scientist Lilia Shevtsova of the Carnegie Moscow Center made an important observation recently about the impact of President Vladimir Putin’s seizure of Crimea and destabilization of Ukraine. “In suffocating Ukraine,” she said, “Putin is really suffocati...
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Editorial: Mr. Boehner comes clean on immigration reform

IN WASHINGTON, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) peddles one line on immigration reform that is transparently false. In his district in Ohio, he becomes a truth-teller. For months, Mr. Boehner has tried to justify the intransigence of his fellow House Republicans, who have...

Public Record

Fostoria citations Friday: • Officer advised he issued a citation for driving under suspension following a traffic stop at a North Vine Street location. thefts Thursday: • Caller advised of a subject at a Perry Street location who had his bike stolen from the location....

Tiffin man charged after police chase

A Tiffin man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Fostoria after allegedly assaulting a woman and leading police on a foot chase. Nathan S. Haskell, 34, of Tiffin, faces charges of assault, tampering with evidence, possession of cocaine, failure to obey a police officer and...

Benefit dinner tonight to help girl battling cancer

An area family will host a benefit dinner this evening for a little girl who has been in and out of hospitals battling cancer since she was a baby. The benefit will take place from 6-8 p.m. today at Laura’s Bar & Grill, 224 N. Main St., and will feature fish dinners, a...

Herbalife set to open here

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER When Adrienne Tucker first bought into the Herbalife diet one year ago, she was a borderline diabetic with frequent bouts of asthma. Twelve months later and 22 pounds lighter, her dedication to “great nutrition in a cup” is paying off in...

Two vie for Wagner’s spot

By JIM MAURER FOR THE REVIEW TIMES TIFFIN — Republican voters in Seneca County will nominate a county commissioner candidate on May 6. It is the only county race on the primary ballot, according to the Seneca County elections board. Philip Frankart, 49, of 4720 S. Seneca...

Planting seeds of knowledge for Arbor Day

MORGAN MANNS / the Review Times Fostoria Mayor Eric Keckler and first- and second-grade students demonstrate how a tree stretches for sunlight and growth during an assemble at Riley Elementary School Friday afternoon in honor of Arbor Day. Students learned about trees and what...

Police accepting prescription drugs

The city of Fostoria will participate in national prescription Drug Take Back Day by accepting prescription pills from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the police department. Safety Service Director Allyson Murray said an officer will be stationed in the department with a box for...