Editorial: Can Thailand save its democracy?

By Editorial Board July 19 at 7:25 PM DEMOCRACY’S VITAL signs are fading fast in Thailand, three months after its 12th coup d’etat. Hundreds of academics, politicians and pro-democracy activists have been arrested and temporarily detained since May, as the junta...

Editorial: Virginia’s GOP hurts the poor and the budget by refusing Medicaid expansion

By Editorial Board July 19 at 7:27 PM THE 200TH day of 2014 happened to fall this weekend. Depending on which figures you prefer, that means Virginia’s refusal to opt into expanded Medicaid since Jan. 1 has cost the state at least $693 million in federal funding. Democrats...

Editorial: U.S. immigration crisis is hampered by a paralyzed Congress

By Editorial Board July 19 at 7:28 PM THE 113TH Congress, which will afflict this nation until Jan. 3, is a paradigm of inaction, inertia and partisan paralysis. And on the issue of immigration, which has risen to the top of Americans’ list of concerns, Congress has outdone...

Arcadia man injured in single-vehicle accident

ARCADIA — An Arcadia man was injured this morning in a single-car accident on Hancock County 216 near Cass Township 247, just west of Arcadia. Elden Bohn, 84, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Bohn was driving...

Updated: Fostoria man dies in crash

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria man was killed and three other people were injured tonight in a fiery collision of two SUVs at the intersection of Hancock County 23 and Washington Township 218, just south of Fostoria. Richard Bailey, 54, the driver of one sport utility vehicle, was...

Michael A. Enright

Michael Anthony Scott Enright, 21, of Fostoria, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Fostoria. He was born on August 15, 1992 in Fremont to James Fugitt and Jessica (Dean) Myers. Surviving Mikey are his father, James (Leahne Rautio) Fugitt, of Bradner; mother, Jessica Myers,...

Helen A. Hill

Helen A. Hill, 90, of Gibsonburg, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Windsor Lane Health Care Center, Gibsonburg. Helen was born on August 15, 1923 in Gibsonburg to Henry C. and Emma M. (Fahle) Burkemyer. On November 29, 1947, she married Harold E. Hill in Gibsonburg. He survives....

Victoria Elizabeth’s got (golf) game

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SYLVANIA — If everything had gone the way Victoria Elizabeth originally hoped, she wouldn’t be playing in the Marathon Classic this weekend. A parental decision dictated that Elizabeth switch from one sport to another, but she grew to...

Tribe tames Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer and Asdrubal Cabrera sent the next pitch over the right-field fence to cap a seven-run seventh inning and help the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on Friday night. Kipnis hit another home run, a...

Laura Diaz maintains lead at Toledo’s Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA (AP) — Laura Diaz almost chose to walk away from golf to spend more time at home with her family. Now she’s making the decision to juggle both jobs seem like a shrewd move. “I love being a mom; it’s the greatest thing in the world,” she said...
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