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An Ohio Senate committee has proposed changes to the state transportation budget bill including reducing fees on electric and hybrid vehicles while leaving the House's proposed gas-tax increase in the bill for now. But Senate officials say more changes in addition to those proposed by the tr… More >>

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LIMA, OH (March 18, 2019) — More than 75 years ago, March was first proclaimed Red Cross Month in 1943 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to raise awareness of the organization and its humanitarian mission. All U.S. presidents since Roosevelt have designated March as Red Cross Month to recog… More >>

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The Cube’s ice rink played stage for the Gliding Stars Adaptive Ice Skating program’s 18th annual show, featuring 54 differently-abled stars who have found a love of skating. “I get to be out here every week,” said Nick Werner, 19, who has been with the program for 13 years. “It’s a great ex… More >>

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DIRECTV is no longer offering a full lineup to its customers as it suddenly removed WLIO and WOHL during contract negotiations. The satellite service provider and the television stations started working on a new contract several months ago, but DIRECTV took the aggressive action of pulling p… More >>

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A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday morning on Findlay's east side. The Hancock County Sheriff's Office says just after 7 a.m. Wednesday, 28-year-old Tyler Smith was driving on State Route 568 just east of County Road 236 in Marion Township, when he hit 62-year-old Mark Hochstettler… More >>

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Three people were killed in a head-on crash in Hancock County Tuesday evening. According to the Findlay Courier, pronounced dead at the scene were 22-year-old Dylan Miller and 33-year-old Andrew Crowe, both of McComb, and 22-year-old Edward Bear III of Hoytville. More >>

On Tuesday students at one local university spent some time outside the classroom learning exactly what it takes to be a future science teacher. Early education students at Bluffton University attended a Project Wildlife workshop at Bluffton University Nature Preserve. Throughout the worksho… More >>

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Tuesday, some English and writing majors from one local university got the opportunity to receive a little inspiration from a well-known Ohio writer. This afternoon a group of Bluffton University students met with Hanif Abdurraqib, a poet, essayist and cultural critic from Columbus. During t… More >>

Findlay police are searching for the man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint early Tuesday morning. Officers were called out to the Mobil gas station at 1303 N. Main Street around 6 a.m. They say just after the business opened, a black male suspect came in, pulled out a semi-automatic handg… More >>

All of Ohio's 88 counties saw an increase in their unemployment numbers for the month of January. According to the Ohio Job and Family Services, counties in West Central Ohio saw between a .7% to a .1% increase from December to January. Allen and Hardin counties tied for the highest unemploy… More >>

A Michigan man is behind bars in Findlay after being arrested for an arson fire in his home state. Findlay police say they arrested 41-year-old Jeffery Bryant of Grand Ledge, Michigan. They got a tip that he was staying at the Econo Lodge in Findlay. Police say a search warrant for his car a… More >>

Ohio House Republicans have proposed cutting Governor Mike DeWine's 18-cents-per-gallon recommended gas tax increase to maintain roads and bridges to 10.7 cents. Republicans unveiled their plan a day after DeWine's State of the State speech as part of a substitute version of Ohio's transport… More >>

Ohio's new auditor is working on ways to help his office be more effective and efficient in protecting taxpayer money. Auditor Keith Faber says his office is rated one of the best in the country and has 800 employees in eight locations around the state. After five weeks on the job, Faber is … More >>

A new mayor for Findlay has been sworn in to take the place of Lydia Mihalik, who resigned from the post in January to accept a position in the DeWine administration.Christina Muryn has been appointed to the position of mayor by the Hancock County Republican Party. The 27 year old is a Findl… More >>

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office will be extending their hours for processing concealed carry licenses. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 2nd, 16th, 30th, and April 6th. Applicants will be helped on a first come first serve basis.  More >>

AEP officials said the National Weather Service is reporting that our area saw the highest wind gusts in the state on Sunday. The result was power outages for thousands, for multiple days.What’s being dubbed as Winter Storm Quiana left over 1,800 people in the surrounding Lima area without p… More >>

It was an exciting day for some residents in Hancock County who got the opportunity to go back in time and explore the home of one of the first families to settle in this area.On Feb. 24 the Hancock Park District hosted the step back in time open house at home of Charles and Mary McKinnis, a… More >>

An investigation in Findlay as officers arrest and charge a man with assault and other charges. Officers were dispatched to a report of a fight in the 1000 block of Cedar Avenue Wednesday night. While officers were responding, dispatch received a call that a gun had been fired. More >>

Heart disease is the leading cause of deaths in the United States with 610,000 people dying every year according to the Center for Disease Control. A recent study reports that women younger than 55 accounted for 31% of hospitalizations for heart attacks in 2014. More >>

An 18 cents a gallon gas tax increase is what Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's administration wants to maintain roads and bridges and help with a shortfall in the spending. Ohio Department of Transportation director Jack Marchbanks appeared before the Ohio House Finance Committee Thursday to intr… More >>

Governor Mike DeWine will announce later this week, his proposed recommendation for increasing the state's gas tax to deal with a chronic shortfall in spending on road construction. DeWine says there are no other solutions outside a gas tax increase while warning that any increase simply kee… More >>

Prices at the pump make a jump at the start of the week, as Ohio's average gas price sits at $2.23 a gallon. According to the survey done by GasBuddy.com, prices rose 5.8 cents in the past week, which is higher than the national average of three cents a gallon. More >>

The Findlay Fire Department is investigating a fire that broke out in an unoccupied building in Downtown Findlay.Firefighters were called to the 200 block of N. Main St. around 3:30 am for reports of fire and smoke coming out of the second floor windows of a vacant building. Luckily for resp… More >>

The up-and-down temperatures we've seen lately have wreaked havoc on the roads, and ODOT was out filling as many potholes as possible. Since we are not quite out of the cold season, they're focusing on patching them with a temporary method to smooth out the road. More >>

As Americans begin to prepare their 2018 taxes, local CPAs say there are changes that may cause you to owe the IRS. One of the major changes this year is employees with work-related deductions can no longer itemize items, according to local CPAs. More >>

A double fatal accident involving a car and semi last night on I-75 near Bluffton closed both directions of I-75 for two and a half hours. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the car's driver, 25-year-old Benjamin Wallen of Findlay and a back seat passenger, 30-year-old Amelia Adams, also of … More >>

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle crash in liberty township early this morning.Anthony Heistand, 23, of Findlay was traveling south on country road 9 when he lost control of the 2006 Chevrolet he was driving. The vehicle traveled off road and struck a utility … More >>

Popular sites like LinkedIn and Indeed are great resources for job seekers but not every potential employer has the best intentions. With websites like these scammers have access to not just your industry information but also your location and job title among other important details. They ca… More >>

In Ohio, there were fewer traffic fatalities and impaired driving fatalities in 2018 than in 2017, according to a recent report. The Ohio State Highway Patrol recently reported that in 2018 there were 108 fewer people killed on Ohio roads in 2018 than in 2017. More >>

The U.S. Conference of Mayors recently awarded one local city grant money to help prevent childhood obesity.The city of Findlay was awarded a $100,000 grant as part of a partnership childhood obesity prevention program. Findlay was one of six U.S. cities that was awarded a total of $445,000. More >>

Kids and their parents had the opportunity to explore and learn with Legos today at Mazza museum's lego-themed Funday Sunday.Close to 800 people attended today's event at the University of Findlay alumni memorial union hall where they had the opportunity to build structures out of Legos, cre… More >>

100,000 pounds of food will be finding its way into area pantries thanks to a major donation. As part of their Critical Community Needs Grant, Dominion Energy has given $10,000 to the West Ohio Food Bank. That donation will provide 10,000 pounds of food into 10 counties. More >>

Saturday morning, people across the United States will be waiting to see if winter will hang around or if there will be an early spring. Saturday is Groundhog Day, a German tradition that has millions of people looking to a large rodent to forecast the weather. More >>

Two are in custody after a Findlay Police pursuit just before noon after an officer attempted to pull over a potentially stolen vehicle. Officers were dispatched to the area of the Lowe's Home Improvement store in Findlay and after a patrol of the area the vehicle was spotted. Police attempt… More >>

The City of Findlay is warning residents about a person impersonating a city worker.The City has received a report of an individual posing as a city worker and requesting to enter a home to perform a test on water quality. If a city worker does approach your home, they will most likely be in… More >>

In an effort to help local residents save money on heating costs, one local power and energy company offers some conservation tips. One of the best ways to reduce heating cost is by checking your furnace, according to Dominion Energy Ohio.  More >>

These bitter temperatures outside can not only cause problems for us but our pets as well. Indoor pets that have to go outside to do their business are not acclimated to these subzero temperatures. So you if walk them or let them out the door, they should not be out for extended periods of times. More >>