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First Guidelines Issued To Prevent Stroke In Women

Just as heart attack symptoms may differ between men and women, so do stroke risks. Now, the American Heart Association has issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women. They focus on birth control, pregnancy, depression and other risk factors that women face...

On Deck: League titles at stake for Elmwood, L-B girls

Championships will be on the line for a couple of area conferences tonight in girls basketball and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. Courier reporter Ted Radick will be at Liberty-Benton as the Eagles try and clinch the outright Blanchard...

NYC Design Museum Gets $10M Toward Renovation

NEW YORK (AP) — The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum has received a $10 million gift toward the renovation of its Carnegie mansion. It said Thursday the gift from the Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation is the largest gift in the history of the New...

State To Pay Cost Of Cleveland Kidnapper Autopsy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state prisons agency has agreed to reimburse county taxpayers for the autopsy of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro after his prison suicide last year. Gary Mohr, director of the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, cited the “unique and...

Oman files to enter Republican primary

Former Hancock County Commissioner Steve Oman has entered the Republican primary race for commissioner. Petitions were filed for Oman on Tuesday at the Hancock County Board of Elections. Oman, of 13123 County Road 9, is a farmer. He served two terms as a commissioner before...

Man Wants To Withdraw Plea In Ohio Slaying

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has withdrawn his guilty plea in the 2010 slaying of a 17-year-old boy struck with the door of a passing car and then beaten with a pipe. Twenty-six-year-old Dustin Plottke had pleaded guilty to aggravated murder Jan. 22 in the killing of...

Findlay school board to hold special session Friday

The Findlay City Schools board of education will hold a special session on Friday at noon to discuss employment and compensation of personnel. School board president Shane Pochard previously told The Courier that a decision on a new superintendent could come on Friday, but did...

Filing deadline for May primary today

The filing deadline for candidates for the May primary in Hancock County is 4 p.m. today, according to the Hancock County Board of Elections. The filing deadline was scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, but because the Hancock County Board of Elections office was closed, it was...

Deportation Appeal For Ex-Salvadoran General

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — The nation’s highest immigration court is hearing an appeal from a former Salvadoran defense minister who is trying to halt his deportation after being found responsible for a series of human rights abuses. Gen. Eugenio Vides Casanova has been...

Ohio Governor To Speak To Newspaper Association

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is scheduled to deliver remarks at the Ohio Newspaper Association’s convention in Columbus. The first-term Republican is up for re-election in November, and he won’t face a primary challenger this spring....