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Utilities Help During Coronavirus

Edgerton is waiving late fees on utility bills until further notice. No penalty will be added to delinquent bills, and arrangements will be handled in a case-by-case basis. Also, no water meters or electric meters will be disconnected for nonpayment right now, but a limiter may be installed on electric …

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SC Reports New Cases Of COVID-19

Steuben County health officials confirm two new cases of coronavirus. Both patients are under 60 years old. One is in isolation, receiving treatment in an Allen County hospital. The county says they have been in contact with the patients and the Indiana State Department of Health epidemiologist…to identify and monitor …

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New Stay At Home Orders In OH

Ohio’s expanded stay-at-home order that takes effect includes several new provisions. Essential businesses are now being told to determine and enforce a maximum number of customers allowed in a store at one time, and to ensure that people waiting outside are maintaining safe social distancing. Travelers arriving in Ohio are …

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DeWine Says Masks Are Optional

Gov., DeWine tells reporters he won’t require people to wear cloth masks in public…but is strongly encouraging their use. He signed an executive order, removing training requirements for mental health and marriage counselors, to make remote “telehealth” visits more accessible. He added the state is working to procure more N95 …

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Drug Industry Looks To OH…And Is Defeated

A federal judge in Cleveland dismisses an effort by pharmacy companies to shift their liability for the opioid crisis to physicians and practitioners in the two Ohio counties suing them, alleging they created a public nuisance. The judge added, adding claims against prescribers would cause a significant delay in the …

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Coronavirus In Williams County

Williams County health officials report the first case of COVID-19. Currently, the department is seeking to identify any close contacts of the resident, who would require testing or monitoring for symptoms of coronavirus. The patient is now in a 14-day isolation period. The Health Department wants continued social distancing of …

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Injury Crash In DKC

A motorcycle crash in DeKalb County. Officials say a dog ran out onto County Road 64, in front of 70-year-old Gerald Capehart. He hits the dog, causing the motorcycle to overturn, ejecting Capehart. He was taken Parkview Regional for some cuts and shoulder pain. The crash remains under investigation by …

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Stay At Home Extended

Ohio’s stay-at-home and essential businesses order has been extended to May 1, with a significant change for retail businesses, to go into effect on Monday. The order will require retail businesses to self-determine a max occupancy for their buildings, post it, and enforce it. This, in response to complaints over …

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Fatal Accident In Paulding

A deadly crash in Paulding. Officials say Steven Foltz dies, heading southbound on Emerald Road. There, the vehicle went off the roadway, hitting the Paulding County Senior Center. The impact of the crash smashes a hole in the outer brick wall of the facility. The car continues on…into the garage …

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Area City Worker Beats Coronavirus

A Napoleon city employee comes down with coronavirus. Officials say since the worker is not a resident of Henry County, there remains no confirmed cases reported there. The employee arrived at work with symptoms of COVID-19, apparently. The supervisor identified the symptoms and sent that person home. A doctor then …

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