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Tax Holiday For Back To School

Back to school time means hitting the books for students, but with the help of a looming state holiday of sorts, parents shouldn’t have to hit their own books as hard to pay for necessary materials. The now permanent summertime sales tax holiday in Ohio, held each year on the …

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Area Man Killed In Accident

A Swanton man dies in a solo crash in East Toledo. Officials say Donald Johnson was a passenger in a vehicle traveling northbound on Front Street. Then, the car, driven by Marion Leininger, veers off the road to the right…hitting a large metal support post. Both crash victims were taken …

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Oliver Brought In

Isaiah Oliver, accused of three armed robberies in Putman County is arrested. Officials tell reporters one victim said a man had held them at gunpoint and took cash and a cell phone. While gathering information from the victim, another officer found there were two other victims who reported being robbed …

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Pair Brought In For Theft

The Indiana State Police arrests two Kendallville residents after a lengthy burglary investigation and a standoff with police. DeKalb County deputies were dispatched to a C.R. 4 location in Waterloo on a burglary call. When they arrive, they find the home ransacked with many items, including a pickup truck, reported …

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BWC Proposal In Chambers

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will reduce premium rates for public employers an average of 10% next year, under a proposal discussed by the BWC’s Board of Directors and backed by Governor, Mike DeWine. If approved by the board, the reduction would save Ohio’s 3,700 school districts, cities, and …

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Truck Incident Under Investigation

Defiance Police is investigating the theft and subsequent crash of a CSX work truck. Officials say the vehicle was parked on the railroad tracks at the crossing on Squires Avenue…left unattended on the tracks east of the crossing. Minutes later, a CSX train approached from the west and struck the …

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Injury Crash Near Garrett

An 18-year-old woman is taken to the hospital after crashing into two guardrails and then another car on IN-327 in Garret. Apparently, a tire blew…then, the woman lost control of her car, went off the west side of the road and hit a guardrail. They say she then over-corrected, crossed …

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Charter Schools At Risk

Dozens of Ohio charter schools at risk of closing unless they get higher grades on their forthcoming 2019 state report cards are receiving at least a one-year reprieve under the new state budget. Previously those public schools, also known as community schools, were to be shut down if they received …

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Child Neglect Up In IN

The Indiana Department of Child Services says child neglect and abuse deaths increased during fiscal year 2017. A report released Friday details 65 deaths that resulted directly from abuse or neglect. That’s up from 59 child deaths in fiscal year 2016…44 were due to neglect and 21 were caused by …

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Deadly Crash Involves IN Trooper

A crash, involving an Indiana State Trooper, leaves two people dead on the Indiana Toll Road in LaGrange County. Troopers, Jacob Bill and Osbaldo Regalado are traveling west on the Toll Road, near Fremont when Regalado swerves to the right lane to avoid slowing traffic…crashing into the back of an …

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