Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

FILE – This Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows a Bank of America sign in Philadelphia. Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the...
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American Ebola doc: ‘I am thrilled to be alive’

Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who was also infected with the Ebola virus, was...
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VIDEO: Heminger Memorial Garden dedicated

  The Ed and Barb Heminger Memorial Garden was dedicated Thursday at the Hancock Historial Museum in Findlay.

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during...
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Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from US team

Everton’s Tim Howard, right, can’t stop Leicester’s Chris Wood, left, from scoring the equalizer during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Saturday, Aug 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui...

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle in Tallahassee ruled that the ban...

Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say two firefighters were seriously injured when the fire truck’s ladder got too close to a power line as they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge. Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette said...

Findlay man sentenced to prison for burglary

A Findlay man has been sentenced to three years after a city burglary. Nicholas A. Rarey, 22, was sentenced this afternoon on the second-degree felony in Hancock County Common Pleas Court. Rarey assisted others with the March 24 burglary of 1000 Crystal Meadows Court. Courier...
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Joel, Wonder, Brooks to receive ASCAP honors

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks are among a list of performers set to receive ASCAP Centennial Awards.Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim will also receive the top honor Nov. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria gala in New York, the American Society of...
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Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

In this handout photo released by the Greek Culture Ministry on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, a decorative capital covered with the remains of painted plaster is seen at the entrance to an ancient tomb under excavation at Amphipolis in northern Greece. Archaeologists excavating the...