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VIDEO: Performing arts center groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Marathon Center for the Performing Arts took place Tuesday in Findlay. Construction, including renovations to the old Central Middle School Auditorium, has been ongoing and work is expected to finish on the new performing arts center in 2015.

Performing arts center reaches $13 million in funding

The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts has reached its initial $13 million goal of private and corporate donations. The new center will cost a total of $17 million to build, a figure that includes $2 million from an endowment fund. The center’s committee will attempt to...

Army officials: We’re sticking to flood study schedule

Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers were in Findlay Monday to offer reassurance that the Blanchard River flood study will stick to the schedule announced in April. Hancock County Commissioner Phillip Riegle spoke briefly about the meeting today. Lt. Col. Karl D. Jansen met...

Londonderry Drive boil advisory issued

Findlay has issued a boil advisory for some residences due to repair work on Londonderry Drive’s water main. Those residences affected include Londonderry addresses at 425, 529, 430, 535, 536, 600, 601, 606, 607, 610, 611 and 614.

UPDATE: Second plane crash victim identified

A 26-year-old Toledo woman, Tiesha McQuin, was the female passenger killed in an early Sunday airplane crash about two miles north of Findlay, family members of McQuin said today. McQuin is survived by a 3-year-old daughter, Mahkayla Sims, “whom she cherished, she...
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Immigration debate roils politics in … Maine?

Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the media at a homeless shelter Monday, July 28, 2014, in Lewiston, Maine. LePage, the governor of the state with the largest percentage of white people, placed thousands of miles from the southern border, has thrust the issue of immigration to...

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages,...
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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

A police officer stands near a crime scene on Monday, July 28, 2014 in New York. Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A police...
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With her attorney Pierce O’Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team,...
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NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in

With her attorney Pierce O’Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, smiles as she talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA...