Downtown Findlay renovations get state tax credits

A downtown Findlay project is getting an Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit for $325,000. The two buildings near the Hancock County Courthouse will be renovated into six apartments and office space as part of a $2.4 million redevelopment by Findlay-area investors.  They are...

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for northeastern Hancock, Seneca counties

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern Hancock County and all of Seneca and Sandusky counties until 5:15 p.m. At 4:11 p.m., a line of severe thunderstorms with winds of up to 60 mph were moving east across the warned area. Areas...
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BRAZIL BEAT: In Olinda near Recife, ocean views

This June 18, 2014 photo shows the cobble streets of Olinda, Brazil. The coastal town of Olinda was founded in the 1530’s by Portuguese explorer Duarte Coelho. The lumber and sugarcane industries that flourished in the area made Olinda one of the most important colonial...
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Max Crumm to star in ‘The Fantasticks’

This undated photo released by DDPR shows actor Max Crum, who will play the lead male role in “The Fantasticks” starting July 8 at the Snapple Theater Center, an off-Broadway complex in the heart of Times Square. (AP Photo/DDPR, Nathan Johnson Photography) This...
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Extremists abduct 91 more people in Nigeria

FILE – In this Monday, May 19, 2014 file photo, Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark, cries as she display her photo in the family house, in Chibok, Nigeria. Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in...

$3 Million To Aid Addictions Funding Shortfall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The recently approved midterm budget provides $3 million to help local agencies weather a one-time $20 million shortfall for addiction services in Ohio. A change in the way the state funnels federal money to local communities to help addicted Ohioans created...
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Putin: cease-fire in Ukraine should be extended

In this photo taken on Sunday, June 22, 2014, Russian Vladimir Putin takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Moscow’s Kremlin Wall, in Moscow, Russia, to mark the 73rd anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. Russian...

Boehner Says He’s ‘all In’ To Remain As Speaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he’s “all in” to remain as House speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year. For months, some have questioned whether the Ohio Republican would remain in the House’s No. 1 job after this Congress...

Officials Name 2 Men Fatally Shot In Car

CLEVELAND (AP) — The county coroner says the two men found dead in a car parked in front of a home on Cleveland’s east side were shot multiple times. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County coroner identified the victims Tuesday as 25-year-old Deandre Moore, who...

Hillary Clinton To Visit Ohio For Book Signing

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Former first lady and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton will sign her book “Hard Choices” in southwest Ohio this week. Clinton will be at Books & Co. at The Greene in Beavercreek near Dayton from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, publisher...