MPLX announces third quarter dividend

MPLX LP today announced a dividend of 35.75 cents per share for 2014’s third quarter. It will be an increase of 1.5 cents per share, or 4.4 percent, over the previous quarterly distribution and a 20.2 percent increase over the third quarter of 2013. MPLX has increased its...

Fewer Young Ohioans Getting Their Driver’s License

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Data shows fewer young people in Ohio are getting their driver’s license. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the number of people in Ohio ages 16 to 20 who obtained a driver’s license dropped 8.5 percent in the last decade. A new report by the...

On Deck: Prep tourney action, we have it covered

There’s a big day of tournament volleyball and soccer action set for today and we’ll have the latest on all of the matches around the region for you tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Dave Hannenan will be at Elmer Graham Stadium tonight as Findlay High School hosts...

Officials, Union Rally Support For Ohio Jeep Plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Union leaders and politicians are kicking off an effort to make sure Toledo keeps making the Jeep Wrangler. They joined hundreds of current and former autoworkers at a rally Monday to send a message that Toledo will do everything it can to hold onto the...
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the “gross...

Ohio Ex-doctor Guilty Of Distributing Painkillers

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former doctor in northeastern Ohio will face sentencing in January after pleading guilty to illegally distributing painkillers and pills to his patients. Two of the former doctor’s also entered guilty pleas on Monday while another had already pleaded...
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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish’s programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement. Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday that...

Lane Closures Planned On I-75, I-71 In SW Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Drivers through Cincinnati could face lane closures this week during construction work on two interstate exchanges. The Ohio Department of Transportation says two northbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Hopple Street will be closed overnight beginning at 10 p.m....

Ohio Continues Ebola Monitoring After Nurse’s Trip

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is continuing to monitor residents who may have had contact with a Texas nurse diagnosed with the Ebola virus after returning home following a trip to northeastern Ohio. The Ebola incubation period can be as long as three weeks, meaning local...

Reports: Televangelist Urged Vasectomies, Abortion

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a...