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BPA Seat Update

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs meet in special session and approve the appointment of Derek Allen to fill the board’s open seat. The panel had five candidates who sought the post. Board members were impressed with the field of applicants and say it was a tough choice. Allen’s appointment …

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Major Abortion Bill In Debate

Republican lawmakers in both chambers of the Ohio Legislature are now pushing measures to ban abortion, once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Similar measures approved by lawmakers were twice vetoed by former Gov., John Kasich. Gov. DeWine has indicated he’ll sign it. It would be among the most restrictive abortion …

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Deadly Fire In Garrett

A fire claims the lives of two people in downtown Garrett. Officials say another victim is hospitalized after the blaze at Hall’s Sleeping Rooms. First units on the scene found heavy flames and smoke coming from the brick structure on South Randolph Street. It is not known how many people …

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Road Work In Bryan

There will be some noticeable road work going on this year in Bryan. City officials say the projects will be underway along much of Main Street and Townline Road. Construction is set to begin March 18 and should be finished in July. Main Street will remain open during the work…there …

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A Nice Little Check In The Mail

Some folks over in Pioneer get a nice windfall. Officials say they will be seeing a $200 rebate on their electric bills this month. The village council passed a resolution approving the rebate on Monday. The hope is, the checks go out immediately. Officials add the rebate does not include …

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A Tax Plan To Spur Business

Williams County, Edon Northwest Local Schools and the Four County Career Center have come to a mutual agreement that they hope will help spur investment north of Edon for the next 30 years. They have agreed on a tax-increment financing agreement, under which new businesses will be exempt from paying …

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OVI Bust At Mickey D

A burger run ends in charges at a Montpelier eatery. Officials tell reporters a Bryan man wasn’t happy with the crew working the McDonald’s drive-thru…so he walked inside for a refund and ended up downtown at the police station. Joshua Bible was arrested and charged with OVI at the E. …

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FTA Charges Against Bryan Woman

An area woman, who skipped a court appearance and drug treatment in November, is picked up at a Bryan hotel to face charges. Officers received a tip, Danielle Stipe of Bryan, arrested on a Defiance Municipal Court warrant charging with possession of marijuana and drug abuse instruments, back in May, …

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Big Fire In Angola

It was quite a scene. Two people are safe after jumping off the roof of their burning home near Angola on West U.S. 20, west of I-69, near the Tri-State Steuben Airport. Crews at the blaze found heavy fire and smoke coming from the second floor of the home. Fire …

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Clinton Street Bridge Still Open

Closure of the Clinton Street bridge over the Maumee River in Defiance has been pushed back another week. Officials say the bridge is now tentatively scheduled to close on the 25th for nine months during a full replacement of the structure. The closure was initially set for Feb. 11 but …

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