US: Iran complying with nuclear deal but defying its spirit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration is certifying to Congress for a second time that Iran is technically complying with the 2015 nuclear deal. But they say Iran is “unquestionably in default of the spirit” of the agreement. The...

Red Cross assessing Findlay flood damage

Damage in Findlay caused by last week’s flood most likely won’t qualify for federal disaster relief, but help may come from the state. Initial damage assessments conducted by the American Red Cross over the weekend list three East High Street residences at 512, 520 and 526 High...

Zimmerman Sets Franchise HR Record, Nationals Beat Reds 6-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — The NL East leaders opened the second half of the season with a franchise record, a series sweep and a significant upgrade — exactly how the Nationals wanted to keep their momentum going. Ryan Zimmerman set the Nationals’ career home run record with a solo...

Findlay School District outspent income in fiscal 2017

Updated financial figures show revenue was up in fiscal 2017 for Findlay City Schools, but so were expenses and the district outspent its income, Treasurer Mike Barnhart told the school board Monday. Spending $63,164,654 while it brought in $61,234,085, the school district had a...
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Netflix still piling up viewers — and big programming bills

AP Photo/Elise Amendola SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it. That...

Man Sentenced To 3 Years For Immigration Fraud Scheme

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for running a fraud scheme targeting Vietnamese people who sought assistance bringing relatives to America. Federal authorities say 42-year-old Hai Van Nguyen of Lynnwood, Washington, falsely...

Ohio Victims’ Rights Effort Certified For Fall Ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief has certified for the fall ballot a proposed constitutional amendment giving crime victims and their families the same rights as the accused. The office of Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted) said Monday that...
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No Trump slump in tourism but there could be a Trump bump

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — Last winter, the U.S. tourism industry fretted that Trump administration policies might lead to a “Trump slump” in travel. But those fears may have been premature. International arrivals and travel-related spending are up...

Jury awards $3.9M to family of film worker killed by train

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A jury awarded $3.9 million Monday to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad bridge in 2014, finding the railroad’s owner shared in the blame for the deadly freight train collision even though the film crew was trespassing. The...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Toledo Blade July 17 A British judge is reconsidering his decision that Charlie Gard should die. Charlie is 11 months old; he’s seriously, neurologically ill; and his parents want to...