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Fine Arts Wing to be named after Wittwer

Outgoing Findlay Superintendent Dean Wittwer will be leaving the school district this summer, but his name will remain here. The Dr. Dean and Pat Wittwer Fine Arts Wing at Findlay High School will open next fall, the school board announced at Wittwer’s retirement ceremony...

Cooper revives plans for global technology center

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. celebrated its 100th anniversary Thursday with the news it will resume plans to locate a $40 million global technology center in Findlay and add 40 high-quality jobs. “We’re really, really happy about being able to reinstitute that and get that going...

Lewan’s Ex-girlfriend Says He Punched Ohio St Fan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Top Tennessee Titans draft pick Taylor Lewan punched an Ohio State fan, according to his ex-girlfriend and an alleged victim. Lewan, a former offensive lineman at Michigan, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault and...

Ohio Family Settles Over Botched Kidney Transplant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A family that sued after a nurse tossed a healthy kidney in the trash during a transplant has settled its lawsuit against an Ohio hospital for $650,000. A patient, Sarah Fudacz, who was 24 at the time, was to receive her brother’s kidney in 2012 but...

Ohio Court Reschedules 2 Delayed Executions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rescheduled execution dates for two condemned killers that were temporarily delayed by a debate over the state’s new lethal injection procedures. At issue is a 2 ½ month moratorium ending mid-August ordered by a federal judge...

Browns Add Morocco Brown To Front Office

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have hired Morocco Brown to serve as their vice president of player personnel. Brown spent the past six seasons as director of pro personnel for the Redskins. With Washington, he was responsible for coordinating advance scouting, participated in draft...

Judge Orders Mental Exam For Ohio VA Suspect

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a mental competency evaluation of an Ohio man charged in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded one man. U.S. District Judge Thomas Rose agreed Thursday with defense requests for evaluation of 59-year-old Neil Moore....

Judge Orders Mental Exam For Ohio VA Suspect

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a mental competency evaluation of an Ohio man charged in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded one man. U.S. District Judge Thomas Rose agreed Thursday with defense requests for evaluation of 59-year-old Neil Moore....
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VIDEO: Patrick Henry vs. Lakota

Lakota held off Patrick Henry to win its Division IV regional semifinal 5-2 on Thursday at Findlay’s Marathon Diamonds. The Lady Raiders will face Wayne Trace in the regional final on Saturday.

Ohio Sheriff: Lawyer Brought Pain Pills To Inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio lawyer meeting with an incarcerated client was arrested after allegedly slipping the inmate prescription painkillers. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says Columbus attorney Philip Cramer was meeting with his client at a county...