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Water pressure concern prompts school closing

VANLUE — Vanlue School was closed Friday as a precaution, Superintendent Rod Russell said, because the school had low water pressure Thursday and he did not want to start school Friday if there was a water issue, and then have to send students home. “It’s harder...

Record-breaking cold lingers

COLUMBUS (AP) — Records were shattered, schools were closed and traditional Lenten fish fries were canceled as cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills continued Friday in Ohio. Though the bone-chilling temperatures also hit the Findlay area Friday, it was not...

Latest proficiency testing begins

Chris Oaks spoke with Edward Kurt, Findlay City Schools superintendent. Q: Students have begun taking the new generation of proficiency tests that align with the highly controversial Common Core standards. What is your opinion of Common Core? A: From my point of view, the more...

One person hurt in crash Friday

A Tiffin man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night at the intersection of Trenton Avenue and Bolton Street. Findlay police reported Vince Gebhart, 50, of Payne, was headed north on Bolton Street at 8:12 p.m. when he failed to yield at the Trenton Avenue intersection...

Wizards Without G Beal, F Seraphin Against Cavaliers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wizards are without guard Bradley Beal and forward Kevin Seraphin against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Beal is sitting out a fourth consecutive game Friday night with a right leg injury, while Seraphin has been ruled out with what the team says are flu-like...
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86-story tower in Dubai in flames, officials say no one hurt

This photo provided by Rhea Saran shows flames coming from a high rise tower in Dubai’s marina district Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. The fire broke out early Saturday in the Torch tower on the northeastern end of the densely populated district, which is packed with multi-story...

Activists Discuss Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting With US Attorney

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Activists have met with the U.S. attorney in Dayton, Ohio, to urge him to investigate the use of force by police in a suburb where a white officer fatally shot a black man holding an air rifle in a Wal-Mart store. Friday’s meeting involved members of...

One person hurt in Findlay accident

A Tiffin man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night at the intersection of Trenton Avenue and Bolton Street. Findlay police reported Vince Gebhart, 50, of Payne, was headed north on Bolton Street at 8:12 p.m. when he failed to yield at the Trenton Avenue intersection...

‘Siberian Express’ In Eastern US Continues Into Next Week

The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week. Another widespread round of ice, snow or freezing rain is set to start falling Saturday from Missouri to the mid-Atlantic and as far south...

Most Of Great Lakes Surface Frozen For Second Straight Year

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast frozen plain. The federal Great Lakes research laboratory in Ann Arbor reports Friday that nearly 81 percent of the five lakes’ surface...