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Heat, Pacers readying for Game 6 of East finals

Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson (1) joins a huddle as Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra talks to Mario Chalmers, left and Norris Cole (30) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals in Indianapolis, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (AP...
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Spurs rout Thunder to take 3-2 lead in West finals

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Caron Butler (2) grabs a defensive rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Oklahoma City...
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Rangers knock out Habs in 6, reach Cup finals

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) reacts as time winds off the clock to give the New York Rangers a 1-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in New York. The Rangers advance...
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Grieving father takes center stage in gun debate

Richard Martinez talks about his son Christopher Michael-Martineza during a memorial service for the victims and families of Friday’s rampage at Harder Stadium on the campus of University of California, Santa Barbara on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in the Isla Vista area near...

Great gifts for grads

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Graduation from high school is a rite of passage and a time of celebration and parents often want to mark the occasion with a special gift. After seeing a quilt someone had made as a graduation gift a few years ago, Betty Barwig decided that was what...

NAMI bus to visit Tuesday

The National Alliance on Mental Illness’ NAMImobile will visit Findlay Tuesday as part of the 2014 statewide anti-discrimination tour. The van will be parked on West Sandusky Street, between Western and Glessner avenues, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Over the summer the...

Earthwork site to be discussed at club meeting

Glen Boatman, a research assistant at the University of Toledo, will present “Revisiting the Early Woodland Seaman’s Fort Earthwork Site” at Sunday’s meeting of the Blanchard River Archaeology Club. The meeting will be held from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the...

Michael (Mike) H. Nowak

LITHOPOLIS — Michael (Mike) H. Nowak, 93, of Lithopolis, died at 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at St. Rita’s Hospital, Lima, Ohio, following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 28, 1920 in Holland, New York, to the late Michael and Viola Nowak. Visitation will...

Danny Marker Jr.

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Danny J. Marker Jr., 48, of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Jeremy J. Seitz officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Portage Township, Wood County. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to...