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Labor dispute briefly shuts LA, Long Beach ports

Truck drivers and supporters picket outside the offices of Green Fleet Systems in Carson, Calif., on Monday, July 7, 2014. The truckers say the companies have prevented them from unionizing and improperly classified them as contractors, rather than full-time employees, to...
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Patrol head says he’s shocked by beating video

California Highway Patrol Commissioner Joe Farrow takes question from the media outside the CHP offices after a meeting with a group of community activists demanding action in response to a cellphone video showing an officer repeatedly punching a woman, in Culver City, Calif.,...
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Bautista, Tulowitzki add to HR Derby lineups

Oakland Athletics’ Yoenis Cespedes gets a high-five after scoring on a single by Jed Lowrie during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Monday, June 30, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) Oakland Athletics’ Yoenis Cespedes gets a...
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Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Germany’s Mesut Ozil, left, and Brazil’s Maicon go for a header during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Germany’s Mesut Ozil, left,...
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LeBron James holds meetings in Las Vegas

Miami Heat’s LeBron James gestures as he answers a question during a news conference in Miami, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. James says he’s going on vacation with his family before making any decisions about his future. The Miami Heat held their season-wrap up team meeting...

Dulcimer group plans workshop

The Dulcimer Gatherin’, a local musical group, will host a mountain dulcimer workshop Thursday at College First Church of God, 1100 N. Main St. The workshop will be led by 2012 National Mountain Dulcimer champion Sarah Morgan. Morgan was also a finalist in the 2013...

Senior Center to host museum presentation

The Senior Center and the Hancock Historical Museum will present their monthly program from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. July 17 at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. This month’s topic is “Findlay Sports.” Coffee and pastries will be available at 9 a.m. The...

Ralph Loudenslager

COLUMBUS — Ralph Loudenslager, 88, of Columbus, Ohio and formerly of Vanlue, Ohio, died on July 6, 2014. Local survivors include, brother-in-law, Carlton (Paula) Fruth and sister-in-law, Carol Gainsley, both of Findlay. Family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...

Battle of the Bulge veterans to meet

The Blanchard Valley Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge will hold its quarterly meeting at noon July 17 at Kathy’s Korner in Arcadia. There will be a brief business meeting, followed by time to reminisce. Any World War II veteran who participated in the...