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...

Jordan rejects Assad claim it plans to send troops to Syria

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has rejected as “baseless” claims that it plans to deploy troops in neighboring Syria in coordination with the United States. Syrian President Bashar Assad made the allegation in an interview Friday with the Russian news website...

Police officer killed in Paris was on duty at Bataclan

AP Photo/Christophe Ena PARIS (AP) — The Paris police officer who was shot to death while at work on the French capital’s most famous boulevard had seen firsthand the horror that could be carried out in the name of the Islamic State group. Xavier Jugele was one of the...
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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...
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Want to own a town? Tiny Oregon community for sale for $3.5M

In this April 5, 2017 photo, the Tiller Market stands abandoned in downtown Tiller, Ore. Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million, including the market, and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. A potential buyer has...

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...

How Trump's swamp-draining words compare with his actions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump began promising to “drain the swamp” while campaigning, with his rally crowds often chanting along with him. In October he outlined a few proposals he said would get the drainage started: Clamping down on lobbying,...