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Kevin Rettig files as independent for state representative

Findlay businessman Kevin Rettig filed today as an independent candidate to run for state representative in the 83rd District. Monday was the filing deadline for independent candidates to file candidacy petitions with Ohio’s election boards. Rettig’s candidacy means state Rep....

Fight leads to 4-year sentence for city man

A Findlay man was sentenced today to four years in prison after an alleged cane attack. Scott A. Snow, 39, of Findlay, pleaded guilty to a lesser third-degree felony of attempted felonious assault and a fourth-degree felony of aggravated assault after an Oct. 7 incident. Snow...

One hurt in VA clinic shooting in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Veterans Affairs hospital employee and a retired worker were struggling over a gun in an employee break room Monday when the firearm went off, leading to the employee’s shooting and the retiree’s arrest, police said. The victim, a 61-year-old...

Voters still have time to return absentee ballots

Voters who are still holding on to absentee ballots still have time to return them, according to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. Completed absentee ballots may be dropped off by voters at their county board of elections through the close of the polls on Tuesday. Absentee...

Four injured in Cygnet crash

CYGNET — Details of a Tuesday accident, which injuried four individuals including a child, continue to be determined, according to a Wood County Sheriff’s Office report. The accident, just west of the village, involved a car at the Interstate 75 exit failed to stop or slow down...

Marathon Petroleum Corp. announces dividend

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has announced that its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.42 per share on common stock. The dividend will be payable June 10 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 21. Marathon will be releasing its 2014 first quarter...

Solicitation arrests made at area truck stops

Five men were arrested after a solicitation sting at area truck stops. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office today reported staging enforcement on April 24 with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and Perrysburg Township Police Department. The sting was at  truck stops located at the...

Advanced Drainage Systems plans for public stock offering

Advanced Drainage Systems, the world’s largest producer of corrugated plastic pipe, and growing, plans to make an initial public offering of stock. A date has not been set yet. Nor was the number of shares to be offered disclosed in a company filing with the Securities and...

Marathon Petroleum reports lower earnings in first quarter of 2014

Scheduled maintenance idled Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s two largest refineries, plunging profit 73 percent last quarter to $199 million, the company reported Thursday. Earnings in the January-March quarter amounted to 67 cents per share, down from $2.17 a year earlier. Marathon...

Commissioners told to ‘stay the course’ on flood control

Hancock County’s commissioners were urged to “stay the course” on flood control this morning. Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Kathy Kreuchauf, president of the Community Foundation, were among those attending today’s meeting, encouraging the commissioners not to waver...