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New school chief: ‘You have to care about kids’

Edward Kurt will become superintendent of Findlay City Schools this summer, succeeding Dean Wittwer. Kurt, 48, supervised Margaretta Schools, his hometown district, for 12 years. Courier reporter Max Filby recently met with Kurt to talk about his general challenges in a school...

Downtown plan gets 44 comments

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Forty-four “comment cards” about the downtown traffic and parking plan were submitted after a meeting held for the general public this week. Presentations about the downtown plan were made at the Wednesday meeting, but organizers did not...

Marathon ‘isn’t calling the shots’

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp. would only provide funding for Findlay’s downtown traffic and parking plan, and is not dictating the details, city officials and organizers said this week in response to public claims of cronyism and conflict of interest....

Detroit to monitor Marathon’s hiring practices closely

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit officials plan to monitor Marathon Petroleum’s hiring practices more closely to ensure that the company is making an effort to hire city residents, officials said. Marathon got a $175 million tax break from the City of Detroit for a $2.2 billion...

McComb offering open enrollment

McCOMB — Students can apply for open enrollment at McComb schools for next school year. Applications can be picked up between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in the superintendent’s office. Applications are due at the superintendent’s office by May 2....

Credit union offers two scholarships

The Clyde-Findlay Area Credit Union is accepting applications for two scholarships which will be awarded to high school seniors. To qualify for one of the $1,000 scholarships, the students must be high schools in Sandusky, Seneca or Hancock counties, be a credit union member or...
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No. 7 Duke escapes against Clemson, 63-62, at ACCs

Duke’s Jabari Parker (1) dunks against Clemson during the first half of a quarterfinal NCAA college basketball game at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, March 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) Duke’s Jabari Parker (1) dunks against...
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Malaysian: Investigators conclude flight hijacked

Officer Lang Van Ngan of the Vietnam Air Force looks out the window onboard a flying AN-26 Soviet made aircraft during a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane over the southern sea between Vietnam and Malaysia Friday, March 14, 2014. Vietnam says...