Former IHOP operator pleads guilty

TOLEDO (AP) — The former operator of seven IHOP restaurants in Ohio and Indiana, including Findlay’s, has pleaded guilty to what the government called a scheme to hide profits from IHOP’s parent company. Investigators said the plan involved hiring illegal immigrants, manipulating...

Sex offender admits charges

OTTAWA — Gary Badertscher pleaded guilty today to several felony counts of sex crimes involving minors. Badertscher, 53, of Gilboa, was found guilty of six felonies. They include three counts of endangering children, a second-degree felony; disseminating matter harmful to...

Hancock commissioners sign off on new prisoner housing agreement

Hancock County’s commissioners signed off on new prisoner housing agreement with the City of Findlay today that updates fees and attempts to eliminate overcrowding at the jail. Findlay will pay $84 per day to house its prisoners, retroactive to March. The city had been paying $55...
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Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer, center, gets laser treatment from Navy Cmdr. Peter Shumaker, right, at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers...
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Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

This Wednesday, July 2, 2014, satellite image taken at 3:35 p.m. EDT and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Tropical Storm Arthur moving north off the east coast of Florida. The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season prompted...
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Drought won’t stop fireworks in dry western states

In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Nathan Farmer arranges boxes of fireworks to sell at a roadside stand in Albuquerque, N.M. Officials from California to Oklahoma and New Mexico have been urging residents due to drought and high fire danger to buy only fireworks that...
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No Wimbledon repeat for Murray, beaten by Dimitrov

Andy Murray of Britain wipes his face during the men’s singles quarterfinal match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool) Andy Murray of Britain wipes his...
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Nielsen: 21.6 million viewers for Belgium game

Craig Campbell, left, and Josh Trevino, second from left, react as the United States misses a chance to score in a World Cup soccer match between the U.S. and Belgium, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Bob Mack) Craig Campbell,...
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Howard’s memorable play marks US World Cup run

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts after Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku scored his side’s second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Julio...
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Klinsmann was right: US not ready to win World Cup

United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann addresses the media in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. The U.S. was eliminated from the second round of the 2014 soccer World Cup in a 2-1 loss to Belgium in Salvador, Brazil. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) United States head coach...
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