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NBA teams prepare to chase stars in free agency

FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2012 file photo, Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, left, Chris Bosh, center, and LeBron James pose with their championship rings during a ceremony before an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Miami. A person familiar with the situation...
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Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule

Demonstrators embrace as they react to hearing the Supreme Court’s decision on the Hobby Lobby case outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 30, 2014. The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health...
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Bumpy road ahead for legal pot in Washington

In this June 23, 2014 photo, Pete O’Neil, second from left, stands in his soon-to-be-open medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle with three of his employees in the background. O’Neil struck out in Washington’s lottery for coveted pot-shop licenses, and he has...

UPDATE: Suspect caught in BG pharmacy armed robbery

BOWLING GREEN — After an exhaustive air and ground search, law enforcement officials have captured the man wanted for robbing  a pharmacy on the campus of Wood County Hospital this morning. Police have identified the suspect as Matthew Stoughton, 26, of 611 N. Prospect St.,...
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VIDEO: Old St. Michael School demolition

Demolition work began Monday on the old St. Michael School on Findlay’s Adams Street. The property, which will remain owned by St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, will be leased to Alvada Construction. The company plans to use it as parking space for contractors...

Momany to lead Findlay Rotary Club

Michael Momany was installed as president of the Findlay Rotary Club at the club’s weekly meeting today. Momany, the resource development director for the United Way of Hancock County, has been a Rotarian since 1985 and has served on numerous committees. “I am humbled to...

Fostoria schools approve new contract with union

FOSTORIA — Fostoria school board approved a two-year contract Monday with the employee union which represents bus drivers, maintenance and cafeteria workers. The agreement with American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Local 1945 is effective July 1 through June...

Justices rule that health law can’t make employers cover contraception

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. The justices’ 5-4 decision Monday is the first time that the high court has ruled that...
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Ortiz hits No. 450, Red Sox beat Yankees 8-5

New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann, left, watches Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz follow through on a third-inning, three-run, home run off New York Yankees starting pitcher Chase Whitley in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, June 29, 2014. (AP...
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NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss

This May 15, 2014, artist concept rendering provided by NASA shows their Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)-2. The OCO-2, managed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on a Delta II rocket on July 1,...