Editorial: The GOP should ditch the hue and cry of a ‘lawless’ Mr. Obama

By Editorial Board June 28 at 6:03 PM THE SUPREME Court on Thursday ruled on a centerpiece conflict between the White House and Congress, slapping down President Obama’s appointment of members of the National Labor Relations Board without Senate approval. But the justices...

Editorial: Allowing exports of crude oil would boost the economy

By Editorial Board June 28 at 6:03 PM QUIETLY BUT wisely, the Commerce Department has decided to allow the first exports of U.S. crude oil since Congress imposed a ban on such sales (except to Canada) in the 1970s. To be sure, the agency’s ruling amounts to redefining crude...

Editorial: A jihadist foothold in the Middle East

By Editorial Board June 28 at 6:04 PM THESE ARE heady times for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It controls a wide swath of territory across the two countries in its name and boasts on the Internet of obliterating the boundary drawn by the French and British nearly a...

USA takes on attacking mindset for Belgium

SAO PAULO (AP) — No wonder the United States is having problems scoring at the World Cup: The Americans are hardly attacking. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann is eager for the U.S. to create more chances in Tuesday’s second-round game against Belgium. The U.S. had just 72...

Cavs introduce Andrew Wiggins

INDEPENDENCE (AP) — As his talented son, Andrew, was presented with his new wine-and-gold Cavaliers jersey, Mitchell Wiggins finally let go of some painful memories. This is it, he thought, his second chance, another shot at an NBA career broken in a haze of cocaine abuse....

Li Na, Venus Williams done at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — A year that started with another Grand Slam title for Li Na has turned into a major disappointment. On a day when top-seeded Novak Djokovic had a nasty-looking fall, defending champion Andy Murray easily advanced and five-time champion Venus Williams lost,...

Manziel tired of scrutiny

BEREA (AP) — Johnny’s gonna play and Johnny’s gonna party. Tired of scrutiny about how he spends his weekends away from football and drained by the spotlight that follows him, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel said he has no plans to tone down his...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Thursday: • A Columbus Avenue caller advised he was backing out of his driveway and hit another vehicle at 2:57 p.m. Officer issued a citation for improper backing. • Caller reported a two-vehicle accident at East Center and South Poplar streets at...

26 apply for fire chief job

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER More than 20 individuals from across the globe applied for Fostoria’s vacant fire chief position. Mayor Eric Keckler said he’s overwhelmingly and pleasantly surprised with the response for the open spot. “It always makes you feel...

Council eyes new pool fence law

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Local lawmakers could soon change an ordinance requiring homeowners to build taller fences around their new swimming pools. Fostoria City Council is currently addressing legislation that, if passed, would mandate anyone installing a residential...
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