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Fair Winds, Young Man

Big news and a big honor for one area high school student. Edgerton High senior, Devin Thiel, is accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. To get in, Thiel got a nomination from Congressman, Bob Latta after going through an application and interview process. He’ll be leaving …

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Truck Crash In DKC

A semi driver is safe after his truck crashes in DeKalb County during heavy rain. Officials say the semi was heading west on IN-8, just east of C.R. 41. The driver told police his view was obstructed by the rain and the headlights of an oncoming vehicle. As a result, …

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Boil Advisory Set In Payne

A boil water advisory is issued for the village of Payne. Mayor, Steve Wobler says the village had recently worked on the filter system at the water plant. An initial water sample came back clean and village officials are waiting for the results of a second sample, which are expected …

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OH Lethal Injection Update

Gov. DeWine says he expects Ohio to present a federal judge with a proposed new lethal injection system within several weeks. The governor says the system will be different than the previous protocol. He told reporters he anticipates court challenges as soon as the new process is announced. The governor …

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PP Plans To Battle OH Abortion Legislation

Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sue to thwart Ohio’s latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that’s part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The lawsuit is similar to legal fights in several southern states that recently passed similar, or more …

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One Badly Hurt In Accident

Two are hurt after a two car crash at County Roads 16 and D. Officials say Blake Dolt of Oakwood was traveling south on 16…while Jenny Bischoff of Stryker, was traveling westbound on D. Dolt ran the stop sign and his vehicle was struck by Bischoff’s. Both vehicles went off …

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Guerrero Brought In

A police pursuit ends in an arrest. Officials tell reporters Raziel Guerrero of Napoleon faces felonious assault, along with more felony charges. Henry County deputies responded to an assault and burglary in Malinta. The suspects fled the scene on foot. Later, they get to a car and take off. The …

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A Little Outdoor Refreshment

Drinks outside…a proposal, allowing alcohol consumption in downtown Defiance is approved by city council. The ordinance establishes a designated outdoor refreshment area following a third and final reading. The measure allows alcoholic beverages to be served in special cups supplied by downtown businesses and consumed in a designated public area.

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New Homes Mulled In Montpelier

There could be new home building in one area town. Montpelier’s village council gave its preliminary approval of a plan for 15 homesites on the southwestern corner of the intersection of Maplehurst Avenue and West Brown Road. Officials describe the development as a $1 million investment in Montpelier. Potential homeowners …

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Burke Case Update

The case of a former Napoleon High School teacher, facing charges of sexual imposition, has been delayed. Randy Burke of Napoleon, has been indicted on six counts. A jury trial is set for Aug. 5. Prosecutors say the pretrial hearing was moved to July 15. Burke was placed on paid …

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