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Marcus: Hooey and hype over the birth-control mandate

You’ll be hearing a lot in coming months about the Obamacare requirement that health-care plans offer no-cost contraceptive coverage. Much of what you hear will be wrong, either (from opponents of the mandate) overstating the infringement on religious freedom or (from...
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Editorial: Congress needs to extend unemployment benefits

WITH THE surprising support of six Republicans, the Senate on Tuesday mustered the 60 votes necessary to proceed on extending emergency unemployment benefits for an additional three months, at a cost of $6.5 billion. This is good news for the 1.3 million unemployed workers who...

Sears store at Findlay Village Mall to close in April

Findlay’s Sears Roebuck and Co. store will close in mid-April as part of a company restructuring, parent company Sears Holdings reported Tuesday. A liquidation sale begins on Friday. The closing will be part of a series of actions to reduce costs, adjust assets and change its...

Hancock-Wood asks customers to save electricity

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative is asking its users to limit their power use from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. today, due to cold temperatures.

Findlay, most area schools hoping to reopen Thursday

Findlay and most other schools in the area remained closed Wednesday, but many are hoping to reopen after a two-hour delay Thursday. But two districts in the region, Elmwood in Wood County, and St. Louis in Henry County, have decided not to try reopening Thursday. The University...

North Baltimore Council meeting postponed

Due to inclement weather, tonight’s North Baltimore  Council meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building.

Findlay City Council, Lye Creek meetings postponed

The Findlay City Council meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. today will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in council chambers. Also, a meeting regarding proposed plans for a riparian corridor along a portion of Lye Creek near the Blanchard River, scheduled for 6 p.m. today, will be held...

Hearthside Food Solutions reopening for second shift

Hearthside Food Solutions in McComb is repoening for normal production, starting with the plant’s second shift.

Geary Family YMCA Closed Tuesday

The Geary Family YMCA in Fostoria is closed again today due to the Level 3 Snow Emergency. The Y will reevaluate the weather later today to decide if they can reopen tomorrow at 5:15 a.m.