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Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t let the vault door hit you on the way out. Getting forced out of a job is painful, but a couple (dozen) million dollars help salve the wound. The latest big name to get a big payment with a bye-bye from the boss is Bill...
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Retirement for O'Reilly? He'll have other options

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are you haven’t heard the last of Bill O’Reilly. He’ll have options, and retirement seems unlikely. At least three conservative news outlets are eager to speak with him. O’Reilly, the top cable news...

Former Defense Contractor Sentenced In Mail Fraud Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say a former defense contractor convicted of mail fraud and making false claims while supplying non-conforming parts to the military has been sentenced in Ohio to two years in prison. The U.S. attorney for Ohio’s southern district...

St. Wendelin High School to close

In an email sent this afternoon to parents, staff and students, the Rev. Todd Dominique confirmed the closure of the St. Wendelin High School, effective June 30. According to the email, St. Wendelin will operate a K-8 elementary/middle school at the North Countyline Street...

St. Wendelin High School to close

St. Wendelin High School in Fostoria will close June 30, the parish said in a statement Friday. “In reviewing St. Wendelin’s parish finances, current and projected school enrollment numbers, fundraising efforts and capital expenditure needs for both the parish and...
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Undergrads build prosthetic arm for 10-year-old violinist

AP Photo/Steve Helber FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The pressure was on for Abdul Gouda and his classmates at George Mason University: not only did their graduation depend on the success of their project, but so did the hopes of impossibly cute 10-year-old girl. Fifth-grader Isabella...

Drugmaker Asked Arkansas Not To Use Drug In Executions

A drugmaker asked Arkansas officials not to purchase its products for executions months before the state accepted a “donation” of potassium chloride as one of three drugs to use in lethal injections, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press. Fresenius...

Fostoria police receive Outstanding Service Award

Several Fostoria police officers received an award from the Owens Community College Alumni Association today for their work on a fraud investigation last year. Detective Brandon Bell; officers Cory Brian, Gabe Wedge, Evan Ely, Nate Elliott; and dispatcher Karen Nesbitt were...

Public meeting on flood plan scheduled in Findlay

A meeting to discuss the impact of the Stantec flood control proposal on the City of Findlay will be held at 6 p.m. May 24 at the Winebrenner Theological Seminary Auditorium, 950 N. Main St. The meeting will be the third in a series to be hosted by the Hancock County...

Shonda Rhimes tells all _ about how to be a screenwriter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shonda Rhimes, the TV mastermind whose hits include “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” keeps a lid on plot twists. But she’s giving aspiring screenwriters a behind-the-scenes look at how to succeed in her craft. In six...