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Fostoria company buying former Autolite plant

FOSTORIA — Less than a month after the former Autolite plant closed its doors, another big Fostoria company announced plans to purchase the building and property. In a letter to employees, Roppe Holding Co. President and Chief Executive Donald P. Miller announced a purchase...

Kirk, Laster Lead Ohio To 75-59 Victory Over Bowing Green

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Teyvion Kirk and Mike Laster had 16 points apiece as Ohio took an early lead and dominated Bowling Green 75-59 on Tuesday night in preparation for the Mid-American Conference Tournament that begins next week. Kirk pulled down eight rebounds while dishing out...

Pippen Is Clutch, Kent State Edges Miami (Ohio) 90-83 OT

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Zabo scored 21 points, sophomore Danny Pippen scored 17 and blocked a potential game-winning shot in regulation and scored seven points in overtime as Kent State went the extra five minutes to defeat Miami (Ohio) 90-83 Tuesday night. Kent State (15-15, 9-8...

Patrol Fires State Trooper Charged By Feds With Drug Dealing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says it has fired an Ohio trooper charged with drug dealing. Patrol spokesman Lt. Robert Sellers announced the firing Tuesday of trooper Jason Delcol for conduct unbecoming an officer just hours after federal authorities revealed the...

LeBron Flattered By Philly Fans’ Free-agency Fawning

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James is flattered Philadelphia fans are fawning for him. Three billboards urging James to sign with the 76ers this summer as a free agent appeared outside Cleveland on Monday. The signs were inspired by the Oscar-nominated film, “Three...

Accident reported on Ohio 568

A van crashed into a guardrail on Ohio 568 near Marion Township 234, just east of Findlay, about 5:20 p.m. today and has a caused traffic to back up on the state route. No other details are available at this time.

Cavaliers Ban Fan Who Aimed Racial Taunts At Spurs’ Mills

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have indefinitely banned a fan from their arena for making racial taunts at San Antonio’s Patty Mills. Security officials reviewed videotape from Sunday’s game and identified the fan sitting near the court. He yelled...

Mihalik: State of the city strong, but workforce shortage a concern

Mayor Lydia Mihalik launched what she described as “The Year of People,” today by showcasing some of the youngest of Findlay’s residents during the 2018 State of the City address. The address was given late this morning in the new welding bay at the Millstream Career Center, 1150...

Groups Fear Proposal May Weaken Ohio River Water Protections

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A commission that watches over the Ohio River’s health is considering moving away from its role of setting pollution standards for the river. The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission is expected to decide this year whether to leave the...

Alternative flood control basin sites suggested

A Mount Blanchard area resident suggested to the Hancock County commissioners Tuesday there are natural “basins” in the southern portion of the county which could hold flood water, rather than construct new ponds for flood water which would require acquisition of land. “We don’t...