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Now or never?

A plan that revamps how Ohio draws its legislative districts needs the approval of voters in November. But first, it could use support from the state’s Democratic Party. The party’s endorsement was noticeably absent this week when Fair Districts for Ohio launched its campaign on redistricting, which...

Pot or not?

Voters will decide this fall if Ohio should join several other states which have legalized marijuana, or if we should wait until a better plan develops. That’s why efforts by Hancock County groups to get information out about statewide legalization and a separate, but related, question, which seeks to...

Tax deferrals

Findlay officials need to delve deeper into a practice that allows some businesses to defer their tax payments to the city. An informal council meeting last week showed how volatile the issue has become, in part because the majority of City Council members and city administrators insist on continuing the practice...

Danger zone

For those commuting north of Findlay, it must seem like the Interstate 75 widening project will never be complete. For vacationers not forewarned, that same stretch may seem like a nightmare. Since the $261 million project started last June, drivers have been subjected to frequent delays due to construction and...

Fourth of July

By SAMUEL L. CLEMENS Ladies and gentlemen: I little thought that when the boys woke me with their noise this morning that I should be called upon to add to their noise. But I promise not to keep you long. You have heard all there is to hear on the subject, the evidence is all in and all I have to do is to sum up...

Thumbs

UP: Folks will have plenty of options to celebrate the Independence Day holiday this weekend. While several communities have already held fireworks displays, many others will. Findlay’s fireworks will begin at dusk Friday at the Hancock County Fairgrounds on East Sandusky Street. Other events are scheduled...

Camera shy

Cameras are not a law enforcement fad. Dashboard cameras have been around for years, and body cams will soon be part of a police officer’s uniform in many places. Cameras have a place in modern policing. As Saturday’s story in The Courier reported, many police agencies in Ohio and the country are...
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