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Drones over the turnpike coming on September 13

Drivers on the Ohio Turnpike may look up next month and see something that will catch their attention and maybe even keep them safe, but it’s not Superman. The Ohio Turnpike is putting a new technology of drones to work. Turnpike officials hope to keep a closer eye on its …

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Motorcycle accident sends two to area hospitals with injuries

A motorcyclist and his passenger were injured Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near here. According to the Defiance post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, at 2:16 p.m., a trike motorcycle ridden by 70 year old James Benien of Toledo, was eastbound on Flory Road, west of the Defiance-Henry County …

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Defiance County resident found to have contracted Zika virus

On Tuesday afternoon, the Defiance County Health Department reported that a Defiance County resident, who traveled in July to a country where the Zika virus is prevalent, has tested positive for the disease. Zika virus is primarily transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, although it can also be …

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Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer under indictment

A Sandusky county grand jury has issued 43 indictments – of which 38 are felonies – against Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer. Fox 8 reports the indictments come following an investigation by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation that began in September of 2015. The investigation started when a number …

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