Billy Wright plunked down dime after dime for comic books while growing up in the late 1930s and early 1940s, caring for the collection he started around the age of 9 until his death more than half a century later. On Wednesday, most of that collection sold for a whopping $3.5 million.
11:15 AM Feb 23, 2012
The Obama administration will spend about $50 million this year to shield the Great Lakes from greedy Asian carp, including first-time water sampling to determine whether the destructive fish have established a foothold in Lakes Michigan and Erie, officials said Thursday.
11:13 AM Feb 23, 2012
Bellevue residents will see students heading into the city's brand new middle and elementary schools this fall.
10:48 AM Feb 23, 2012
Three building projects at Port Clinton Schools are coming along, including construction of the new 72,000-square-foot Port Clinton Middle School.
9:00 AM Feb 23, 2012

Without names, phone numbers or any specific sense of direction, I dove into two separate political mazes Tuesday afternoon.

I immediately hit bottom on both fronts. 

5:00 AM Feb 23, 2012
A Sandusky woman is recovering from serious injuries she suffered Monday in a two-vehicle crash that killed a Toledo man.
6:55 PM Feb 22, 2012
A previously rejected weight loss pill won an overwhelming endorsement from public health advisers Wednesday, raising hopes that the drug from Vivus Inc. could become the first new anti-obesity medication to reach the U.S. market in more than a decade.
6:52 PM Feb 22, 2012
The inventions range from a high-tech 3-D joint scanner to a low-tech yet highly sanitary toilet-seat lifter, and the inventors range from a top-flight surgeon to a part-time shuttle-bus driver.
4:48 PM Feb 22, 2012
The number has been repeated so often by presidential prognosticators that it's an article of faith: No president has been re-elected since World War II with an unemployment rate higher than 7.2 percent.
3:52 PM Feb 22, 2012
A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.
1:29 PM Feb 22, 2012
Q: Why were all the trees on Cedar Point Drive cut down by Barnes Nursery? And what was wrong with the trees that they had to be taken out? - Victoria on Jackson Street, Sandusky
12:00 PM Feb 22, 2012
The American Red Cross will be offering babysitter training in Oak Harbor on March 10 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
11:30 AM Feb 22, 2012
After being collared with a label some deemed unjust, pit bulls finally broke free of discriminatory language.
10:36 AM Feb 22, 2012
Perkins police responded to fewer calls in 2011 than the year prior - a 30 percent drop, in fact - and police Chief Ken Klamar says he's trying figure out why.
10:29 AM Feb 22, 2012
Authorities are continuing their search for an inmate who apparently escaped from a jail facility in southeast Ohio after putting socks on his hands to protect himself as he climbed a barbed wire fence.
9:55 AM Feb 22, 2012