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Ambassador: French-American alliance strong

The storied French-American alliance, which helped America win independence and rescued France in World War II, is better than ever, French Ambassador Francois Delattre said Wednesday in Findlay. That’s quite a turnaround from 10 years ago, when the comradeship frayed ov...
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VIDEO: French ambassador speaks at UF

  French Ambassador Francois Delattre speaks at the University of Findlay on Wednesday. Delattre discussed French-American relations and its impact on the economy at global, state and local levels.

Red Cross releases new flood app

The American Red Cross has released a new flood application to help save lives and reduce losses from floods and flash floods. This free app gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone users instant access to local and real-time information, so they know what to do before, during...

Rollover accident temporarily closes part of I-75

VAN BUREN —  Thousand of pounds of steel coil rolled into Rocky Ford Creek along Interstate 75 between Van Buren and North Baltimore after a rollover accident early Wednesday morning, according to the State Highway Patrol. The 6:20 a.m. accident caused a three-hour standstill for...

Findlay superintendent going to Allen County

Findlay Schools Superintendent Dean Wittwer has accepted a two-year contract to become superintendent of the Allen County Educational Service Center. Wittwer, who will retire as Findlay superintendent at the end of July, will earn $95,000 a year in Lima, according to the center,...

Van Buren show choir to perform

VAN BUREN — Van Buren High School’s award-winning show choir, The Association, will present Cabaret 2014 at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the school auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and K-12 students. They can be purchased in advance...

Letters to the Editor 04-23-14

DON’T BAN E-CIGARETTES The proposed electronic cigarette law for minors is fine, but to outlaw adult public usage is ridiculous. Where is the harm to another person? There is no smoke lingering in the air to make another person (non-smoker) breathe it in. Findlay City...

College loans

A new fact of life is most college students will graduate with a huge loan debt. For some, that will mean college could take as long to pay off as a home. Student debt is the only kind of household debt that rose through the recession and is now more than credit card or auto loan...

Area unemployment rates drop

Hancock County’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in March from 5.2 percent in February, the state reported. Jobless rates declined in all 88 of Ohio’s counties in March. But Hancock County’s jobless rate was the sixth lowest in the state. It trailed...