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Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from July to August. State officials say the unemployment rate was 4.1% in August, compared with 4% the previous month. The national rate was 3.7% in August, which did not change from July. Ohio Job and Family Services Departmen… More >>

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Due to the monumental task of counting the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau needs to recruit thousands of people for temporary jobs throughout the country. We need help building a pool of diverse applicants which will consist of employed, unemployed, self employed, retirees, veterans and stude… More >>

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FINDLAY – Rawson resident Matthew J. Witte joined Ohio’s “Saved by the Belt” Club today after his safety belt saved him from being seriously injured or killed in a crash. The incident occurred on County Road 84 in Liberty Township in Hancock County on May 19, 2019. On September 19th Lt. Matt… More >>

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Heads up, they’re back at it! The bad guys are using social media messaging platforms and emails to send dangerous phishing links that are disguised as a link to a video. The scammers provoke you into clicking by asking “Is this you in the video???”. Don’t fall for this! They are counting on… More >>

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Senator Rob Portman is urging Democrats to support the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement. Portman recently wrote an op-ed of his support of the USMCA. The new agreement is a modern version of the North American Free Trade Agreement. It’ll include enforceable environmental and labor standards. It … More >>

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Gun control is on the agenda for the Ohio Senate on Tuesday. An Ohio Senate Committee will hear from Democrats and a Republican who is sponsoring legislation that would expand background checks for most firearm purchases. They would also create a red flag law aimed at keeping guns from peopl… More >>

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The average American throws out nearly a pound of food every day according to the FDA, but there are misconceptions surrounding all those different expiration labels. "Sell by", "Best by", and "Use by", what do they all mean? With the exception of baby formula, there are no federal regulatio… More >>

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says Ohio has a high voter registration rate, but it could be better and is working to get young voters signed up. Frank LaRose has been on the job for 8 months now and is focusing on getting high school seniors to exercise their right to vote. He's been … More >>

Snowbirds are not the only ones thinking about heading south for the winter. Some of you may have seen hundreds, if not thousands of monarch butterflies in our area. Denise Fett has been enjoying the sight at her house outside of Bluffton, even if it is just a brief stop on their long journe… More >>

Ohio’s Democratic senator is sounding off about President Trump’s decision on corn ethanol and its impacts on Ohio farmers. Sherrod Brown is upset over the president's decision to grant over 30 waivers to oil refineries, so they don’t have to blend ethanol in with their gasoline. Fox News is… More >>

Right now the Ohio Department of Health says that vaping has increased by 48 percent for middle school-age students. There was a 78 percent increase for high school students. This is why the department wants to educate people about the dangers involved with using these devices. ODH recently … More >>

Students and staff at Bluffton University got a look into what the future may hold for the school at Tuesday morning's forum. University president, Dr. Jane Wood, highlighted parts of the planning process that the school has lined up for the next five to ten years. That includes the Bluffton… More >>

The Red Cross worked to stock hospitals in the southeastern part of the United States just before the hurricane made landfall. The storm also disrupted blood drives and blood donation centers in those areas, putting the Red Cross in a spot where they are now looking to other parts of the cou… More >>

A recent study shows suicide rates are on the rise in rural areas, but that isn't the case locally. Researchers at The Ohio State University say adult suicide rates rose 41 percent between 1999 and 2016. Suicide rates are 22 per 100,000 county residents in rural areas compared to close to 18… More >>

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in teens and law enforcement agencies want to change that. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ohio teen drivers were involved in more than 132,000 traffic crashes from 2016 to 2018 resulting in 251 deaths and … More >>

The federal government is stepping up to help the State of Ohio with their battle against opioids. The Center for Disease Control has released 1.8 billion dollars in grants to states to help fight opioid abuse. Ohio will get nearly 56 million dollars, which is the third-highest amount behind… More >>

The fight against breast cancer starts with a single step, and one organization is gearing up for one of their biggest fundraisers of the year. Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio is looking for people or teams to run in the annual “Race for a Cure” in Findlay on September 28th. This is the 7th ye… More >>

It could only take a couple of minutes of your time to be more informed in the future. That is what the Hancock County Sheriff office is wanting residents to do by signing up for the alert service Everbridge. The City of Findlay currently uses the service and now it can be used countywide to… More >>

The Hancock County Fair is wrapping up a strong week by rewarding the 4-H kids for their hard work.Monday was auction day at the fair, not only were the kids getting top dollar for their livestock in the ring, but the 4-H was auctioning off a variety of donated items to raise money for futur… More >>

They're preventable and law enforcement agencies want to make sure motorists make it to their destination this holiday weekend. Each year more than 10,000 people lose their lives in crashes across the nation due to an impaired driver. In 2017, nearly half of all deaths over the Labor Day wee… More >>

Americans are ready to take some time off from work and have a little fun this Labor Day weekend. The unofficial end of the summer travel season is here and like 4th of July and Memorial Day, AAA is expecting more people on the road this year than in 2018. One thing that is helping motorist … More >>

The Findlay Post is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on Interstate 75 just south of State Route 224 that occurred around 7:25 A.M. August 30, 2019. Upon arrival officers found a 2008 Lincoln SUV with disabling damage abandoned in the northbound lanes on Interstate 75. The v… More >>

As part of the new STRONG Ohio Bill, the Ohio governor will be asking law enforcement to help ensure enhanced background checks. Governor Mike DeWine will be asking the General Assembly to make it law that domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault protection orders are entered into two… More >>

A Findlay man gets four years in prison for beating another man to death outside of a bar in 2017. 25-year-old Devin Dennard could have received up to 11 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for the death of 53-year-old Gregory Hammer. Hammer and his brother were… More >>

Unemployment rates are dropping across the country, and employers are focusing more on keeping the employees that they have. Ohio Northern University says that in a tight labor market, keeping workers is important, as employees have a lot of choices. More >>

Farmers say Mother Nature is working against them. After losing crops to unusually heavy rain this spring and then a very dry summer, now the possibility of an early fall frost has farmers on edge. They're hoping they're wrong and the crops they have in the ground make it to maturity. Allen … More >>

Schools are back in session and it’s time for parents send their kids back in a healthy state of mind. It could be easy for parents to get pre-packaged food to send it with their children to school for lunch. But nutrition experts say if you plan right, making and packing a lunch could be ch… More >>

As the busy summer driving season comes to a close, there's good news for us heading into fall. AAA says big savings are on the way at the gas pump after Labor Day. Drivers in every market across the country could potentially enjoy savings of more than 25-cents per gallon, compared to summer… More >>

The prison inmate from Hancock County, who sent a letter to a Columbus newspaper confessing to killing a fellow inmate, has been charged in the slaying. A Warren County Grand Jury indicted 37-year-old Joel Drain on aggravated murder and other charges in the April slaying of 29-year-old Chris… More >>

The numbers are in for the unemployment rates throughout the state of Ohio for July of 2019. According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, unemployment from June to July rose in 87 of Ohio's 88 counties. More >>

On Monday, Congressman Jim Jordan got the chance to tour the SumiRiko manufacturing plant in Bluffton. Congressman Jordan began his tour speaking with employees who have worked for the company for thirty plus years. He then walked through the plant and saw how the anti-vibration automotive p… More >>

A weekend full of music got kicked off Friday night at the Allen County Fair, with the Kewpee Showcase of Bands. For over 40 years, Kewpee has sponsored the event that gives the bands a chance to show their stuff before football season starts. Twelve bands took to the grandstand track to per… More >>

Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment remained the same from June to July. State officials say the unemployment rate was 4% in July. Ohio's unemployment rate stood at 4.6% in July of last year. The national rate was 3.7% in July, also unchanged from June. Ohio's Job and Family Services rep… More >>

After the mass shooting in Dayton's Oregon District on August 4th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is proposing a "Red Flag" law to curb gun violence. But are Ohio legislators onboard? The 17-point plan addresses gun violence and mental health. Within the proposal is the suggestion of "safety prot… More >>

The Findlay Police Department says a suspect broke into a home and started firing a gun last night. Officials say the incident happened just after 11:30 on Wednesday night at a home in the 400 block of Elm Street. They say a person forced their way through the front door and then fired a gun… More >>

A missing woman who was last seen in Darke County has not been found. 33-year-old Shawna Ressler has been missing since August 3rd. According to Mercer County deputies, that evening she had visited her husband at the Mercer County adult detention facility. Facility surveillance video showed … More >>

For the twentieth year, hot air balloons touched down in Findlay for the annual Flag City BalloonFest. The festival brings around 30,000 people to the area, including pilots from around the region to take part in the weekend's events. One of the most entertaining parts of the free event is s… More >>