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In early public discussions about saving the Central School auditorium more than three years ago, advocates talked about creating a special space where local and national talent could be showcased. For such a dream to become reality, people like Jerry Murray and Kathy Kreuchauf stressed that there would need to be...

Police shooting

The Findlay Police Department got it right in early June when it called in the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation after Jeremy Linhart, of Findlay, was shot by Patrolman Aaron Fletchner following a traffic stop on West Sandusky Street. An independent review is called for under department policy for such...

Millstream, McLane: A good match

The Findlay City Schools are making the right move by building a pathway between its classrooms and the McLane Co. When McLane’s opens on the north side of Findlay next year, it will need a sizable number of trained workers to run its highly-automated grocery distribution center. The center will employ over...

Bed tax

Jim Kreutzberg, executive director of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, says there’s no guarantees in arts and entertainment. He’s right, of course. One’s idea of a cultural event worth paying for may be different than the next’s. For example, you may be willing to pay $60 to...

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UP: Ohio’s newspapers, television and radio stations, and The Associated Press are asking the Legislature to keep images taken by police cameras as open to the people as possible. “We are trying to stake out a position that these records retain the presumption of openness that they now have under state...

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UP: Flooding is never good, but it can be relative. And, in the case of the twin cities of Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, it is deja vu all over again for us. There, the Red River has flooded 49 of the last 110 years, and all but one year since 1993. The river flows through flat-as-a-table...

Intriguing schedule

A couple could easily drop $200 on a night out at the new Marathon Center for the Performing Arts with, say, an early dinner and drinks in downtown Findlay. Or, bring the spouse and the kids to the Moscow Festival Ballet’s performance of “Cinderella,” and a family is looking at well over a...
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