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Spurs beat Heat 104-87 in Game 5 to win NBA title

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan and Tony Parker won titles in their second seasons. Manu Ginobili was a champion as an NBA rookie. Success came so quickly and frequently for the Big Three, but San Antonio couldn’t keep it up after winning its last title in 2007. And just when...

British Open to return to Northern Ireland

For the first time in more than 60 years, the British Open is headed across the Irish Sea. The R&A announced Monday that golf’s oldest championship would return to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland for the first time since Max Faulkner won in 1951. R&A chief...
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Schumacher leaves French hospital, out of coma

BERLIN (AP) — Formula One great Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, his manager said Monday. Schumacher left the hospital in Grenoble “to continue his long phase...
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Klinsmann sounds more confident on eve of opener

NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Jurgen Klinsmann speaks with pragmatism. He books his airline tickets with hope. The U.S. coach caused a stir in the lead-up to soccer’s championship when he said that “I think for us now, talking about winning a World Cup is just not...
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Salmon migrate by truck during California drought

MARE ISLAND, Calif. (AP) — In drought-stricken California, young Chinook salmon are hitting the road, not the river, to get to the Pacific Ocean. Millions of six-month-old smolts are hitching rides in tanker trucks because California’s historic drought has depleted rivers...
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Boy on Father’s Day visit, 5 others, die in fire

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A teenager on a Father’s Day visit to Newark to honor his deceased dad died, along with his mother and four others, when a fast-moving fire ripped through a three-story home early Sunday, authorities and the boy’s grandmother said. The blaze broke...

Seven chosen to attend Girls State

The Ralph D. Cole Unit 3 American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring seven seniors-to-be from Arcadia, Arlington, Findlay, Liberty-Benton and Van Buren high schools to attend the 68th annual session of Buckeye Girls State this week at the University of Mount Union in Alliance....

Plastic surgery is not just for vanity procedures

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer As soon as Dr. Subhash Patel tells someone he’s a plastic surgeon, “the first thing that comes to mind” is people getting their nose fixed, he said. But plastic surgery involves a lot more than just nose jobs and tummy tucks,...

Yard and bake sale to benefit family of identical triplet girls born in March

A yard and bake sale to benefit the family of Haley Hassan and David Flick, of Findlay, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 430 Central Ave. Hot dogs, chips and soda will be available to purchase. Several items will be raffled, with tickets $1 each or $10...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Silverware was filched Friday from St. Marks United Methodist Church, 800 S. Main St. A patio door was struck by a BB pellet Friday at 2204 Honeytree...