Rib-Off winners named

Winners have been named in this weekend’s Rib-Off on Broadway in Findlay. The best ribs, according to a panel of judges, were offered by Wally’s Great American BBQ, first; Cheddar’s, second; and Waldo Peppers, third. The “People’s Choice” winners for ribs were Miller’s Meats,...

Fire damages Findlay residence

Findlay firefighters responded to a blaze at 230 Monroe Ave. around 3:11 p.m. Monday. Nobody was injured. The fire caused just under $10,000 worth of damage and was contained to a utility room in the residence, the Findlay Fire Department reported. The fire started when owner...

Prism Propane to burn off excess gas in NB tanks

North Baltimore residents may see some flames at Prism Propane Services of Ohio’s facility Wednesday morning, but they will be no cause for alarm as the company burns off the remaining propane gas in two emptied tanks. Starting at around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Prism is burning...
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Browns’ Gordon practices as appeal continues

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon takes a break during practice at the NFL football team’s training camp Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Berea, Ohio. Gordon returned to practice while his appeal hearing with the NFL enters a second day in New York. Gordon missed two days...
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Favre headed to Packers HOF in 2015

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr,...

Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton Signs Multiyear Deal

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals are making Andy Dalton one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league. Dalton signed a six-year extension on Monday. According to multiple reports, the deal is worth up to $115 million and will prevent Dalton playing out the final year...

Putnam County may pull out of flood study

Putnam County officials are considering pulling out of the Blanchard River flood study due to frustrations in working with the Army Corps of Engineers. On Monday, a source close to the situation called it a “distinct possibility.” Over the years, the design of the I-9 bridge in...

APNewsBreak: Corps agrees to monitor dam pollution

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For the first time in its history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have to disclose the amount of pollutants its dams are sending into waterways in a groundbreaking legal settlement that could have broad implications for the Corps’...
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Son: Mother’s Ebola should spark push for cure

Jeremy Writebol holds a photograph of his mother and father before an interview with a reporter in Wichita, Kan., Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Jeremy is the son of Nancy Writebol, a missionary stricken with Ebola. Nancy Writebol is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment,...
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Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US

A woman looks over the seaside wall of the 16th century Spanish fort El Morro, under cloudy skies in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Bertha pushed just south of Puerto Rico on Saturday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds across the region. (AP...