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A Super Bowl ad is born: how 3 ads were created

AP Photo/Uncredited NEW YORK (AP) — A timely Tweet that was praised. A story of a baby Clydesdale growing up that tugged at heart strings. A Jamaican accent that caused controversy. In the world of advertising, any publicity can be good publicity. The goal is get people...

Just what is a ‘snow roller’?

“Snow rollers” are being reported throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania.  Just what are they? The Weather Channel defines them as the product of moist, cohesive snow that, when initiated by wind, rolls across the landscape, gathering snow until it can no longer...
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An unpaid bill leads to game battle worth $200,000

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Carl was asleep when the first shot was fired. As he slumbered away in Costa Mesa, Calif., the 29-year-old banker’s virtual space fleet was under siege early Monday morning in what’s become the most destructive and...

MLB OKs protective cap for pitchers, fit for camp

NEW YORK (AP) — Big league pitchers might feel safer on the mound this season. Major League Baseball has approved a protective cap for pitchers, hoping to reduce the effects of being hit in the head by line drives. The new hat was introduced Tuesday will be available for...

Garner Transportation president to accompany Latta at State of the Union

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president of Garner Transportation, Findlay, has been invited by Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, to be his guest for tonight’s State of the Union address. “I am honored to have Sherri accompany me at the President’s 2014 State of the Uni...

Hancock County unemployment rate drops in December

Hancock County’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent in December from 5.7 percent in November, the state reported. Hancock County’s rate was the sixth lowest in Ohio for December. That improvement was a purely statistical creature, however, because fewer people were...
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‘Infinitely Polar’ about director’s troubled youth

AP Photo/Victoria Will PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — At the beginning of Maya Forbes’ directorial debut, “Infinitely Polar Bear,” we meet two young sisters who are locked inside a car with their mother as protection from their father during one of his manic...
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Central banks in emerging markets take action

AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko LONDON (AP) — Following a bout of market turmoil that’s weighed on their currencies, central banks in emerging economies are moving fast to contain the damage. While the People’s Bank of China on Tuesday injected more money into the...

Wind chill warning remains through noon Wednesday

A wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect for northwestern Ohio until noon Wednesday. Temperatures below or near zero are expected for most of today and Wednesday morning, with winds blowing from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph. That wind is...

UPDATE: Record low temperature not broken in Findlay

This morning’s frigid weather came close to breaking the record low temperature in Findlay for Jan. 28, but fell short, according to Findlay’s Water Pollution Control Center. The lowest recorded temperature was minus 12, recorded at 6 a.m. The record for Jan. 28 is...