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Fish Kill Fine

Indiana regulators are seeking a $12,000 fine against a Texas trucking company, accused of causing a fish kill in eastern Indiana. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management recently issued a notice of violation against MOB Carriers, of Euless, Texas. A truck overturned along Interstate 70 in June, spilling about 1,000 …

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Some War Chest

Indiana Republican officials say Gov. Holcomb has $4 million in campaign funds, nearly two years ahead of his expected re-election bid. Holcomb ended 2018 with more campaign cash in the bank than any previous second-year governor. His fundraising comes as no active Democratic challengers have yet emerged for the 2020 …

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Gloria M. Louth, 93

Gloria M. Louth, age 93, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 1:13 A.M. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, where she was a resident. Mrs. Louth was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed cooking and working puzzles and was an avid walker. She was also …

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New Year Traffic Numbers

State Troopers report 11 deaths on Ohio roadways during the New Year holiday. Six were the result of not wearing a seat belt and four were DUI-related. The five-day reporting period began at midnight Friday, December 28, 2018 and ran through January 1.

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Suspect Wanted In Defiance

Defiance Police wants a driver who fled from law enforcement following a possible hit-and-run collision Saturday night. Officers tried to pull over the suspect on U.S. 24. The suspect’s vehicle was found moments later, unoccupied, in the vicinity of Deatrick Street. Officers pursued the driver on foot but were unable …

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Defiance Fire Handled

Crews from three departments take on a blaze at a residence on Defiance’s Shamrock Lane. Officials say the fire was contained to a bathroom, after having entered a wall. The cause was attributed to an accident while remodeling work was occurring. Firefighters extinguished the interior walls. An investigation into the …

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A Lot Of People Live Here

The population of Ohio continues to grow, but not as quickly as many southern and western states, that’s according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The estimates showed a population increase of 0.2 percent in Ohio from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2018. Nationally, the increase was …

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Budget Debate Comes In IN

Indiana lawmakers could struggle to give more than minimal funding increases to public schools in the new state budget that will emerge from this year’s legislative session. Members of the General Assembly will return to the Statehouse in Indianapolis for a session expected to last until late April.

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Goldie Turi, 90

Goldie Turi, age 90, of Delta, Ohio, entered into eternal life Tuesday afternoon, January 1, 2019, in her home surrounded by her loving family. Services are pending at Grisier~Weigel Funeral Home in Delta.

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Salvation Army Says Thank You

The folks at the kettle say this was a good holiday season. The Salvation Army red kettle campaign in Williams County brought in more than $10,000 this year, officials say it’s triple the amount raised in 2017. From Black Friday, through Dec. 22, 232 local volunteers spent 79 hours outside …

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