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Protests Hit OH

The governor calls out the Ohio National Guard and also asks the highway patrol to help enforce the law in Columbus…amid protests over the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd. Gov. DeWine says the vast majority of protesters wanted simply to be heard. More than 100 public and private properties …

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Covid In OH…Now.

At least 13 cases of the coronavirus have been traced to beginning in January, that’s according to the Ohio Department of Health. While the state’s data show none of those first cases resulted in any deaths or hospitalizations, they do indicate the virus was established in Ohio earlier than initially …

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Covid In IN…Now.

Thirteen more Indiana residents have died from COVID-19, while nearly 700 others in the state have been diagnosed with the disease. To date, 256,395 test results have been reported…about 13.3% of those results have been positive. For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and …

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Protests In IN

Several hundred people took part in a peaceful protest in downtown Indianapolis, which began at the Indiana Statehouse. The group marched several blocks to outside the City-County Building, where those taking part laid on the ground while the names were read off of African Americans who have died in confrontations …

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Jobs Numbers Implode In WC

One in five Williams County residents was without a job in the month of April, that’s according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The numbers show the full effect of COVID-19 shutdowns across a swath of industries. Ohio’s statewide jobless rate for April 2020 was 16.8%, more …

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OH Takes Punishment At The Unemployment Office

About 1.3 million people statewide filed unemployment claims in the past 10 weeks, as Ohio’s economy cratered during stay-at-home orders that led to widespread layoffs. For the week ending May 23rd, about 42,000 people filed jobless claims despite the gradual reopening of the state’s economy since mid-May. The numbers pushed …

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NSCC Getting Back To Campus

Northwest State Community College announces in-person classroom learning will officially return for the fall semester, along with its regularly-scheduled online and hybrid learning format courses. Staff will be required to wear face masks. Students are encouraged to wear one, too. Officials say there will never be more than a couple …

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Yost Make Cuts At Police Academy

Ohio’s attorney general has eliminated 39 jobs at the state’s police officer training academy outside Columbus…as it revamps how advance training of police officers is conducted. Dave Yost says the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in London has not been self-supporting financially for more than a decade…so, positions would be …

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Crews Fix Power Problem

A farmer knocks the lights out in Edgerton. Crews, both utility and fire department, arrive at a County Road 75 location…there, they find some spraying equipment…hung up in some power lines. There, crews shut down power for a time…so they can free the equipment from the wires. They got that …

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Rider Wanted By Police

A motorcycle rider is wanted by West Unity Police. Officers say they tried to pull him over for a traffic citation. Instead it becomes a high speed chase. It began along Madison Street, near Church…before long, the pursuit ends up on the Ohio Turnpike. The rider gets away. They know …

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