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Train Derailment In Swanton

A train hits an SUV on the tracks in Swanton, causing a derailment and power outage. 13 train cars left the rails, between Main Street and Munson Road, some dangerously close to homes along the tracks. Residents in the immediate area were evacuated for a time, due to the possibility …

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A New Milestone In Columbus

The Ohio Senate has its first female sergeant-at-arms. Suzanna Dawson, a retired police lieutenant from Granville, was sworn into her new job. Dawson joins a four-member team that provides security for Senate members and staff, and to members of the public visiting Senate chambers, offices and committee rooms.

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Heads Up Area Drivers

Two state highways in Williams County will be temporarily closed this month, that’s according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Currently, Ohio 34, between county roads 6 and 7.H, is closed through Friday, for two culvert replacements. The detour is Ohio 49 to U.S. 6 to Ohio 576. Ohio 576, …

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More And Bigger Inspections In Governor DeWine Plan

Gov. DeWine is more than doubling the size of Ohio’s jail inspections team. The change comes following a review that was prompted by discrepancies in reports about a county jail in Cleveland, where eight inmates died in 2018. The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s 2017 report showed few issues …

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Roadwork In Wauseon

A major resurfacing project on Shoop Avenue and Elm Street in Wauseon is scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Ohio Department of Transportation notified the city it will begin grinding the roadway on Shoop, from Airport Highway to the intersection of Elm. The project will continue down Elm, through the …

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Killion Steps Down

Matt Killion, Bryan Municipal Utilities Power Production Superintendent is retiring after 11 years with the outfit at end of the month. The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approved the retirement during their regular meeting. The board also approved BMU to seek Killion’s successor.

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Deadly Crash On CR K

A Montpelier woman is killed in a crash at County Road K and County Road 13. Officials say Andrea Cummings, was northbound on 13…this, while Kelly Grey of Napoleon, was eastbound on K. They say Grey hit Cummings…officials pronounced Cummins dead at the scene. A passenger in the first vehicle …

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One Dead In CR 450 Bike Accident

Indiana State troopers are investigating a deadly solo crash on County Road 450 West. They say Eric Corcimiglia of Fremont missed a turn on his motorcycle…left the west side of the roadway and struck a tree. Corcimiglia suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Steuben …

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Twister In Henry Co

A tornado touches down in Henry County, causing damage. The roof of a barn in McClure was ripped off in the storm. Severe thunderstorm watches remained in effect for several hours…in the area of Ohio 281 and 65. No injuries were reported. Henry County had 34 power outages during all …

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Fire Handled In Huntertown

Crews take on a fire in Huntertown on Hand Road. When they arrived, they found a barn fully engulfed in flames. Because of the high heat and wind direction, it melted siding of a nearby house and small workshop. Firefighters had the blaze under control within 30 minutes. There were …

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