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Journalist, activist released by US Border Patrol

File – In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, immigration rights activist and self-declared undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on comprehensive...
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Appeals court overturns Missouri stay of execution

FILE – In this 2007 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is John Middleton. Middleton is scheduled to die for the 1995 murder of Alfred Pinegar, a suspected drug snitch in rural Missouri. (AP Photo/Missouri Department of Corrections, File) FILE...

And the young shall lead

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor Fans of word games such as cryptograms and crossword puzzles have a new way to indulge their passion for play with an Apple game application developed by a team of local business partners, with a little help from a teenager. The game,...

Bridge Hospice sets volunteer training

Bridge Home Health and Hospice will offer training courses for prospective volunteers beginning July 22. The training will be held in the Wenner Conference Room at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane, and will take place for six consecutive Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m....

Authors and artists

Charles Thaxton (“Char-El”) Northwestern Ohio composer Charles Thaxton, based in Fostoria, has released his fourth CD under the name Char-El, titled “The Healing.” The CD is a departure from his previous releases as this time the music is free of drums or...

Legion baseball: Post 3 begins district play today against Whitehouse

Findlay’s American Legion baseball team will be looking to keep an excellent season going when the Post 3 squad begins District 1 tournament play today with a 7 p.m. game against Whitehouse Post 384 at the Findlay High School Field. Winning would be beneficial for Findlay,...

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.;...

Findlay actors featured in Upper Sandusky play

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Star Players of Upper Sandusky will present the musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” at 7 p.m. July 18, 19, 25 and 26 and at 2 p.m. July 20 and 27. Several Findlay actors will be featured in the production, including Kathy Newell, Donovan...

Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 52 42 .553 — Toronto 49 47 .510 4 New York 47 47 .500 5 Tampa Bay 44 53 .454 9½ Boston 43 52 .453 9½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 53 38 .582 — Kansas City 48 46 .511 6½ Cleveland 47 47...

Youth golf: VB’s Foltz fires 89 to place 2nd in 13-14 division

SUNBURY — Van Buren’s Hunter Foltz fired an 89 to finish second in the 13-14 age division at the Northstar High School Preview Golf Tournament at the Northstar Golf Course on Monday. Brant Morton (89), Schylar Turner (89), Brandon Wehrle (90) and Brayden Harris (101)...