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Editorial: A new Border Patrol chief signals he is ready to end a culture of impunity

U.S. Border Patrol agents work in a field near Carrizzo Springs, Texas. (Eddie Seal/Bloomberg) By Editorial Board July 25 at 8:06 PM FOLLOWING MONTHS of damning disclosures about the use of deadly force by Border Patrol agents, Department of Homeland Security officials tightened...
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The United States must extend its visa program for Afghan and Iraqi refugees

KOST, AFGHANISTAN- July 2: Refugees wait in line for food and shelter in Khost Province, Afghanistan, July 2, 2014. (Photo by Kevin Sieff/ The Washington Post) (Kevin Sieff/The Washington Post) By Ryan Crocker July 25 at 8:20 PM Ryan Crocker, a former ambassador to Afghanistan...
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The Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab need our help now — or never

(Jacquelyn Martin/ASSOCIATED PRESS) By Angus Phillips July 25 at 8:20 PM The writer is a former sports columnist for The Post. Two years ago, you could pretty much bank on it: Leave the dock at 5:30 or 6 a.m. and be back by 9 with a bushel or so of scrappy male crabs. Then it was...
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Preventing a massacre in North Korea’s gulags

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (Kcna/Reuters) By Roberta Cohen July 25 at 8:20 PM Roberta Cohen is co-chair of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. Since the U.N. Commission of Inquiry issued its report on North Korea in February, U.N. bodies, human rights...
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McCarthy: The immigrants of a century ago and my dad, their lawyer

Undated photo of a group of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island in New York. They are waiting in line to begin immigration proceedings. About 16 million people came through Ellis Island from 1892 to 1924. (AP Photo/AP) By Colman McCarthy July 25 at 8:20 PM Colman McCarthy is a...

Danny J. Marker Sr.

Danny J. Marker Sr., 70, formerly of Fostoria, died Saturday, July 19, 2014. He was born November 23, 1943 in Fostoria to the late Harry and Myrtle (Wyans) Marker. He married Nancy L. Carman, and she survives in Fostoria. Also surviving is a daughter; two sons; grandchildren and...

Arthur E. Wyant

Arthur E. Wyant, 74, of Arlington, and formerly of Risingsun, died Thursday evening at the Bridge Hospice Center in Findlay. He was born on April 26, 1940 in Kansas to Earl and Bertha (Rinebold) Wyant. He married Dona M. Woessner on August 2, 1986 in Oldham County, Kentucky and...

Travel baseball tryouts slated

Tryouts for the Northern Ohio Storm travel baseball teams in the 10-and-under and 11-and-under age groups for 2015 are scheduled for 1 p.m., Aug. 10 at Oakley Park in Tiffin. For more information, call 567-230-6072 or visit www.facebook/nosbaseball.

YMCA slates All-Nighter tournament

Entries are being accepted through Aug. 8 for the Geary Family YMCA All-Nighter coed softball tournament and home run derby scheduled for Aug. 15 and 16 at Foundation Park. A maximum of 14 teams will be accepted. The entry fee is $175 per team, or $200 for campers using...

Local couple exchange vows on country club’s ninth hole

By ANDREW PREZIOSO PGA.com Keith and Sandy (Hurt) Lemons recently were married on the ninth hole at Fostoria Country Club. It was a simple wedding, attended by immediate family and followed by a reception at the local Bob Evans. So what made the happy couple choose the ninth hole...
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