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Fight Under Investigation

Auburn Police respond to a domestic on South McClellan Street. Angela Williams told officers she had been battered by Dale Craig, age 28 of Auburn. Williams told authorities that he had then taken her 2-year-old son. Williams told police Craig had no paternal rights to the child and she felt …

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Hite Makes Statement

Former State Sen. Cliff Hite, who resigned abruptly on Monday, apologizes in a Twitter post for what he calls “inappropriate conversations and physical contact with a state worker.” Hite, 63, from Findlay, cited personal and family health issues for his resignation in a one-paragraph statement. Hite said the state worker …

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Effinger Case Update

Dominique Effinger of Fort Wayne will face trial for a summer boating incident. Prosecutors say the boat she was driving spun out of control and circled in the water unmanned at 30 miles per hour before it was eventually slowed and corralled by a conservation officer. Effinger lost control of …

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Clifford Gene Green, 86

Clifford Gene Green, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 8:40 A.M. on Friday, October 13, 2017, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, where he was a patient. Mr. Green was a 1951 graduate of a Edgerton High School and a veteran of the United States Marines. He …

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Bonnie E. Hall, 93

Bonnie E. Hall, age 93, of Bryan, died at 12:44 A.M. on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers- Bryan. Mrs. Hall was a homemaker and nothing was more important to her than her family. Bonnie was born on February 11, 1924, in Scott County, Virginia, the …

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Future Drive

Officials are planning a new system of travel alert information for part of the Ohio Turnpike near Cleveland, with an eye toward a day when autonomous vehicles might regularly cruise the roadway. The Turnpike Commission will use roadside sensors and other technology to produce traffic and weather alerts that could …

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Hite Quits

In a surprise announcement, Senator, Cliff Hite, who’s district includes Williams County, submitted his resignation late Monday. Hite, from Findlay, was a one-time Bryan High School teacher and coach. He was appointed to the Senate in 2011. He is the current chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. The Republican Senate …

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Defiance Weed Business Update

Defiance’s planning commission discussed what to do about medicinal marijuana businesses. Mayor, Mike McCann noted that the city’s zoning code says nothing about medicinal marijuana facilities. He told the commission that it’s the administration’s intention to bring a recommendation to the commission to prohibit them in the code. Officials believe …

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Trailer Burns In Defiance

Fire causes 25 thousand dollars in damage to a cargo trailer and equipment near downtown Defiance. Flames from the trailer could be seen from blocks away and heavy dark smoke filled the downtown sky. A clean-up crew was on-site well into the afternoon, and traffic was restricted for several hours.

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Turnpike Weed Bust

Troopers from the Indiana State Police arrest two men from New York on marijuana charges after a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road. They pulled the pair over at the 118 mile marker for speeding and weaving. The smell of marijuana came from the vehicle. Aljameen Vogelsang and his …

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