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UP AND DOWN: Findlay’s new logo was unveiled last week after a design contest. As with anything, the logo will be subject to mixed public reviews, but it will not replace the existing blue city seal, which will continue to be used on city documents. The new logo will appear on the city’s Facebook and...

Ohio governor

Four years ago, Ohio was in the midst of the recession, and voters had a dilemma. Should they stick with incumbent Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland or roll the dice with the sometimes arrogant, but aggressive Republican candidate, former Congressman John Kasich, to lead a recovery? Voters picked Kasich, a gamble...

State races

When it comes to statewide offices on the November ballot, the adage, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it,” seems to apply. There are contests for secretary of state, auditor, and treasurer, but, in each race, the incumbent remains the best choice. Secretary of state As Ohio’s chief...

On campus

The issue of violence against women has hit close to home with the suspension of two University of Findlay athletes in connection with a sexual assault allegation on campus. Such matters involving athletes on all levels have gotten more attention after a troubling video surfaced of Baltimore Ravens running back...

Supreme Court

Ohio Supreme Court Justices Sharon Kennedy and Judith French have a combined three years on the bench of the high court. But both have proven they are well qualified and should be retained for full terms in November. Kennedy was elected in 2012 to serve the remainder of an unexpired term. She is running against...

Sour Flower, ‘Doc’ Schoonover

No one can call businessman Warren Krout impulsive for vacating downtown Findlay after 30-plus years. Most people would have left the 200 block of Main Street seven years ago, if not sooner. Krout, like many other proprietors trying to make a go of it along Main Street, loved running his Sour Flower Trading Post...

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UP: The final figures have not been released, but, from our view, the second Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Findlay was a success. Thousands walked, ran or encouraged those who did on Sept. 27 on the south end of Findlay. There may not be a better cause. Cancer has hit close to home for just about everyone,...
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