Another delay in health law’s employer requirement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Angling to avoid political peril, the Obama administration Monday granted employers another delay in a heavily criticized requirement that larger firms cover their workers or face fines. In one of several concessions in a complex Treasury Department...

Explosion at NH ball bearings plant injures 15

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — An explosion at a ball bearings plant in a New Hampshire town that was the inspiration for Thorton Wilder’s play “Our Town” has injured at least 15 people, but a company spokeswoman says none of the injuries appears...

Kurt named Findlay superintendent

Edward Kurt will be the next superintendent of Findlay City Schools. The Findlay school board named Kurt as the district’s next school chief on Monday, concluding a search that started in October 2013. Kurt is currently the superintendent of Margaretta Local Schools and is...
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Jury breaks until Tuesday in Nagin bribery case

FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2014, file photo, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building in New Orleans. Federal prosecutors on Monday, Feb. 10, summed up their case for convicting Nagin of corruption during his two terms as mayor. (AP...
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More subpoenas being issued in NJ bridge probe

FILE – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a gathering Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Keansburg, N.J., of residents whose homes in Keansburg, were heavily damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Investigations into whether Christie had a role in causing traffic jams as political...
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More subpoenas to be issued in NJ bridge probe

FILE – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a gathering Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Keansburg, N.J., of residents whose homes in Keansburg, were heavily damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Investigations into whether Christie had a role in causing traffic jams as political...
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Fred Armisen to lead band on Meyers’ ‘Late Night’

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss NEW YORK (AP) — Seth Meyers says former comedy colleague Fred Armisen will lead the band when he takes over NBC’s “Late Night.” Meyers tweeted Monday that his former “Saturday Night Live” castmate will “curate and...
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US trade protest over India solar energy program

AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. brought a trade complaint against India Monday over a solar energy program it says discriminates against American manufacturers, adding another wrinkle to a bilateral relationship strained by the recent arrest and...

On Deck: Monday prep hoops

There are five girls and three boys high school basketball games on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. Findlay High School’s girls basketball team travels to Lima Senior for a Three Rivers Athletic...

Man sentenced to 30 years in border agent’s death

TUCSCON, Ariz. (AP) — A man convicted in the shooting death of a federal Border Patrol agent during a firefight that revealed the government’s botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison. Manuel...