Boehner Buys TV Ad Time In His Ohio District

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) is spending $125,000 on television ads in his Ohio district to fend off three fellow Republicans in the primary. Boehner, the top Republican in the House, hasn’t run ads since his 2010 re-election. But outside...

Blanchard River expected to reach 13.2 feet at Findlay

The Blanchard River is expected to reach moderate flood stage of 13.2 feet Friday at Findlay, after rainstorms drenched the region. About 1.5 inches of rain fell on the Findlay area Thursday, according to measurements taken at the Findlay airport, and more rain was expected...

Catholic Teacher Contract Gets Exact On Behavior

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gay relationships, abortions and artificial insemination are some of the actions the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is specifically banning in its teacher contract for next year. Previous contracts required teachers to comply with the Roman Catholic Church’s...

Catholic Teacher Contract Gets Exact On Behavior

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gay relationships, abortions and artificial insemination are some of the actions the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is specifically banning in its teacher contract for next year. Previous contracts required teachers to comply with the Roman Catholic Church’s...

BC Hires Former Ohio U Coach Jim Christian

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College has hired former Ohio University coach Jim Christian to lead its men’s basketball team. Christian replaces Steve Donahue, who was fired after four seasons without an NCAA tournament berth. Christian has led the Bobcats to a 49-22 record in two...

Australian Abuse Suspect Accused In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A clergyman awaiting trial on charges he molested four students some 30 years ago at a school in Australia is the subject of a credible allegation of abuse from when he taught at Pittsburgh’s North Catholic High School, according to a spokesman for the...

Bengals Sign Free Agent Safety Danieal Manning

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals signed strong safety Danieal Manning on Thursday, three days after his release by the Houston Texans. Manning started the first six games last season before suffering a season-ending injury to his right knee. He became an unrestricted free agent on...

Two injured in Findlay accident

Two people were injured in a traffic accident this morning at the intersection of Tiffin Avenue and Spruce Drive in Findlay. At about 10:30 a.m., Heather Wurts, 37, of Bloomville, was heading west on Tiffin Avenue when she failed to stop at the red light and hit the vehicle...

Effects Linger For Ohio Breeder’s Poisoned Dogs

BROWNSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Seventeen dogs poisoned with antifreeze at an Ohio family’s kennels are still showing some problems but have returned home after veterinarians used intravenous vodka to counteract the poison’s effect. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports it could...

Student Charged After Shot Fired At Kent State

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State University officials say the freshman who fired a gun and prompted a campus lockdown shot himself in the hand and was taken into custody at a hospital after he sought care for his wound. Campus police Chief John Peach says the man fired only once...