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Where Were You In 55

A purse, with items from the 1950’s is returned to its now 82-year-old owner after workers find it while demolishing part of an Indiana high school. Martha Everett lost the black stitched purse at the old Jeffersonville High School, where she was a senior back in 1955…its contents?…a wallet, a …

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Roland Aragon Amaral Vasconcellos, 79

Roland Aragon Amaral Vasconcellos, 79, Naples, Florida formerly of Bryan passed away on February 12, 2019 at Physicians Regional Hospital, Naples, Fl. Born to Joseph B. Vasconcelos and Bertha (Amaral) Vasconcelos, April 19th, 1939 in Taunton, MA. He was raised on the island of San Miguel in the Azores Islands, …

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Marion “Bud” Emmett Heller, 86

Marion “Bud” Emmett Heller, age 86, of Camden, Michigan, died on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at his home. Bud was a graduate of Camden Frontier High School class of 1951 and was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a heavy equipment operator for Winzeler Construction for …

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Isidra “Sheila” Garcia, 74

Isidra “Sheila” Garcia, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. She was born on May 5, 1944, the daughter of Gabino Davila and Dorotea Gonzales, in Knippa, Texas. She had worked at the Dana Corporation until it’s closing in 2011. Sheila courageously fought …

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Robert Allen Reisser, 81

Robert Allen Reisser, 81 of Arcadia, Florida and formerly of Toledo, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Heritage Corner in Bowling Green, OH. He was born on July 28, 1937 in Toledo to Alphonse and Mary (Ernie) Reisser. Robert graduated from Sylvania High School in 1955 and also …

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Utility Crews Out In Force

Crews are out at this hour trying to get the lights…and heat…back on. Last night, hundreds of area homes and businesses were without power. The number goes down as the repairs continue. Most of the problems were caused by icy conditions bringing down power lines. Similar reports have been coming …

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Officer Involved Shooting In Defiance

A state investigation continues into a shooting in Defiance on Martin Street. Officers responded to a domestic call. When they arrive, they are confronted by Alex Johnson…he has a knife. Soon after, he is shot and killed by the police.

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Dog Attacks Cop

A Defiance County deputy gets attacked by a pit bull while trying to get into a Hicksville home with a search warrant. The officer had to go to the hospital and was soon released. The dog was shot and killed. Officials tell reporters they seized firearms and controlled substances from …

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BPA Seat Update

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs meet in special session and approve the appointment of Derek Allen to fill the board’s open seat. The panel had five candidates who sought the post. Board members were impressed with the field of applicants and say it was a tough choice. Allen’s appointment …

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Major Abortion Bill In Debate

Republican lawmakers in both chambers of the Ohio Legislature are now pushing measures to ban abortion, once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Similar measures approved by lawmakers were twice vetoed by former Gov., John Kasich. Gov. DeWine has indicated he’ll sign it. It would be among the most restrictive abortion …

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