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Coronavirus Hits Fulton Co.

The Fulton County Health Department reports the first two residents there, who have tested positive for coronavirus. Officials recommend all Fulton County residents take precautions to protect themselves. It is equally important to avoid close contact with others…staying at least six feet away. There are now over 850 confirmed cases …

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OH v. Coronavirus

Early projections show Ohio is making progress flattening the curve of coronavirus cases in the state. Gov., DeWine is poised to sign a sweeping relief package passed by lawmakers to address effects of the virus. Officials stress this is no time for a victory lap, adding that residents must remain …

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New Laws In Response To Illness

About 2,000 child care centers have been approved so far under a special pandemic license, while lawmakers are rushing to pass legislation to address the widespread impact of the coronavirus. The state Controlling Board added $15.6 million dollars to the Ohio Department of Health’s budget…to provide supplies to front-line healthcare …

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Holcomb Shelves Rental Bill

Indiana’s governor vetoes a Republican-backed bill that would have blocked cities from regulating rental properties, which opponents say threatens existing local protections for tenants in several communities around the state. Eric Holcomb said in a veto letter the bill’s language was overly broad, citing a provision that would’ve prohibited any …

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New Coronavirus Rules At NSCC

Northwest State Community College announces its Archbold campus will be closed and operating remotely until further notice. Individuals wishing to contact the college are asked to call by phone. Messages will be returned by the appropriate personnel as quickly as possible. Students are asked to contact their instructors for remote …

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Tax Filing Changes OKd

The Ohio Senate passes a bill, following the federal government in moving the tax filing deadline to July 15. In a video posted on Facebook, the mayor of Bryan said the city’s income tax filing deadline will also be pushed back to that date. Also, it was announced that big …

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OH Lawmakers Address Voting, Schools

Mandatory state testing for schools would be ditched this year and Ohioans, who didn’t vote in the March 17 primary, would have until April 28 to cast an absentee ballot…under emergency legislation approved in Columbus to address the impact of the coronavirus. The bill also would allow high school seniors …

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Not Looking Good In IN

Top Indiana officials warn the state’s rapid jump in coronavirus illnesses is just the beginning and that obeying a new stay-at-home order is necessary, even as President, Trump suggested restrictions around the country could be relaxed in a few weeks. Indiana saw its number of confirmed coronavirus cases grow to …

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COVID 19 In DKC

A staff member with the in the DeKalb Central Schools District is diagnosed with coronavirus. School officials tell families the staff member has been self-quarantined since last week. Students were last in session at DeKalb Central Schools on Friday, March 13

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Deel Faces Charges

A Continental man is booked after refusing officers’ orders to leave a Bryan residence…while brandishing a weapon. Mark Deel, 39, was at a Haver Drive address…when the home’s owner calls Bryan police and asked to have Deel removed. Officers say Deel held a box cutter knife in an aggressive manner …

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