Ganassi: Franchitti heartbroken over retirement

AP Photo/J Pat Carter HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — In the six years Dario Franchitti had been driving for Chip Ganassi, he had only phoned his boss once from his home in Scotland. When Ganassi got a call this week, and heard the tone in Franchitti’s voice, he knew something...

Chiefs-Broncos game not one-dimensional affair

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It’s not in Alex Smith’s competitive nature to sit on the ball. The quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs likes to run an up-tempo offense, wing the ball all over the field, tuck it under and scramble when things get hairy. But slow...

Ohio Driver Charged In Cyclist’s Hit-and-run Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Court records show a driver charged with involuntary manslaughter intends to plead guilty in a crash that killed a central Ohio teacher who was riding a bicycle. The suspect, 36-year-old Mary Kathryn Paul, also was charged Friday in Delaware County with...

Hall Of Fame Lineman Mike McCormack Dies At 83

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hall of Fame offensive lineman Mike McCormack died Friday in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 83. McCormack played, coached and held several executive positions in the NFL, including president of the Carolina Panthers. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton says he...

Obama meets with health insurance CEOs

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he brought health insurance CEOs to the White House to brainstorm ways to make sure Americans know what their coverage options are under the law. Obama made no mention of the substantial change to the...

Ohio Reports 82,200 New Concealed Weapons Licenses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of newly issued concealed-weapons licenses in Ohio is climbing at a record-breaking pace. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office reports that more than 18,700 new licenses were issued from July 1 through Sept. 30. County sheriffs also...

Kennedy’s Fla. trip remembered for hope, innocence

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Days before he was assassinated, President John F. Kennedy had just wrapped up a trip to Florida. He visited Cape Canaveral, Miami and made four stops along a 26-mile long route in Tampa. For Tampa, it was the first time a sitting president had ever...

Hartman enters not guilty plea in infant’s death

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Jerrod Hartman’s attorney said Thursday the Findlay man will fight charges alleging he murdered his infant child. Hartman, 24, of Findlay, pleaded not guilty in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to killing 44-day-old James M. Hartman on Oct. 28....

Site for landfill generators approved

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Four large electric generators, capable of creating enough power to supply 2,000 homes and businesses, will be located toward the rear of the Hancock County Landfill. The county commissioners agreed on the site at Thursday’s meeting. Steve...

Business park map approved

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A map of a 47-acre industrial park north of Hancock County 99 and east of Ball Metal and the CSX railroad tracks was approved Thursday by the Findlay City Planning Commission. Ohio Logistics Business Park will include an existing 21-acre Ohio Logistics...