Report: Fostoria among top 50 safest cities in Ohio

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named Fostoria among the 50 safest cities in Ohio. The council listed Fostoria as the 30th safest city in Ohio. The only other nearby cities to make the list were Bellevue at 5th and Ada at 16th. “The perception of...

Drugmaker Asked Arkansas Not To Use Drug In Executions

The Associated Press has obtained letters showing that a drugmaker last year asked Arkansas not to purchase its products for use in executions. The plea was made months before Arkansas prison officials accepted “donated” potassium chloride for its first executions in...

Public meeting on flood plan scheduled in Findlay

A meeting to discuss the impact of the Stantec flood control proposal on the City of Findlay will be held at 6 p.m. May 24 at the Winebrenner Theological Seminary Auditorium, 950 N. Main St. The meeting will be the third in a series to be hosted by the Hancock County...

Trump Jr.'s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. will target more than just Montana’s Republican voters when he helps technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte campaign for an open U.S. House seat. A prairie dog hunt is also on the agenda for the four-city tour for President Donald...

AP PHOTOS: Rural Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million

AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus TILLER, Ore. (AP) — A tiny Oregon town is almost entirely for sale for $3.5 million – or $3.85 million if you also want the local elementary school, which is a separate deal. The community of Tiller, encircled by the Umpqua National Forest,...

San Francisco power outage snarls traffic shuts rail station

AP Photo/Jocelyn Gecker SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco on Friday, blacking out about 90,000 utility customers, snarling traffic as intersection signals went dark and stopping the famed cable cars for a time. Pacific Gas &...

US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has denied a request from Exxon Mobil to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia and allow it to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says in a brief statement that the administration “will...

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a “massive tax cut” under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump says the plan will result in tax cuts for both...

Hollywood producer gives $30M to Penn State communications

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Hollywood producer and screenwriter known for creating such television hits as “Magnum, P.I.,” ”Quantum Leap” and “NCIS” is donating $30 million to Penn State University. The donation from Donald Bellisario and...

Shonda Rhimes tells all _ about how to be a screenwriter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shonda Rhimes, the TV mastermind whose hits include “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” keeps a lid on plot twists. But she’s giving aspiring screenwriters a behind-the-scenes look at how to succeed in her craft. In six...