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Rite of fall

What to do about falling leaves? In Findlay, that quandary has been resolved the past five autumns, including this one, by Mayor Lydia Mihalik. Since 2010, when she was running for office, she has organized volunteers to handle leaf collection after the city decided it couldn’t afford it anymore. All...

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UP: We’ll believe it when we see it, but some meteorologists are predicting a warmer winter. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has forecast warmer temperatures in most areas east of the Rocky Mountains, including 16 percent warmer in the Midwest. We’ll take that, considering last...

Ebola fears

It’s generally better to know too much than too little about most things. Ebola is one of those things we’re still learning about. Less than a week after Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who contracted Ebola in Liberia, died in Dallas at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, we find out two nurses who had...

High stakes

Gambling has exploded in Ohio. Four casinos and seven racinos are open for business across the state. But a growing number of Ohioans are becoming addicted to it. Fortunately, the constitutional amendment that opened the door to casinos in Ohio in 2009 directs 2 percent of the tax on the casinos’ gross...

Cooper Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s long history in Findlay is a fascinating one, and is continuing to evolve today. The company is still competing in the global marketplace and we hope its future includes keeping its headquarters at the corner of Western and Lima avenues. While Cooper is no longer just Findlay,...

U.S. House

Bob Latta represents Ohio’s 5th Congressional District and is seeking his fifth term. There’s no good reason why he should not be returned to Washington. Latta, a resident of Bowling Green, knows northwestern Ohio and the district well. He was born in Bluffton, and his father, Del Latta, represented...

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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...
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