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Ex-Hicksville Officer Awaits Sentence on Domestic Violence

A for­mer police offi­cer in Hicksville is await­ing sen­tenc­ing on var­i­ous charges after plead­ing guilty of domes­tic vio­lence and using the Ohio Law Enforce­ment Gate­way police data­base with­out autho­riza­tion. Charges of men­ac­ing by stalk­ing and pos­sess­ing crim­i­nal tools were dis­missed. Nathan Metz was arrested after being accused of threat­en­ing phys­i­cal …

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Fed Judge Stops Ohio From Limiting Early Voting

The State of Ohio has begun the appeal of a rul­ing against it on early vot­ing. State offi­cials intended to cut evening and week­end hours dur­ing which peo­ple could vote early. But a fed­eral judge blocked them from doing that, sid­ing with civil rights groups who said that dis­crim­i­nates against …

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Bryan Police Talk Drugs with Public Next Month

The Bryan police depart­ment asks that you save the date of Fri­day, Octo­ber 10. That’s when they present a pro­gram called Oper­a­tion Street Smart at the New Era Audi­to­rium on West Mul­berry Street in Bryan. They will edu­cate par­ents and teach­ers and social work­ers and any­body with reg­u­lar con­tact with …

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Ohio Labor Day Fatalities Down

The State High­way Patrol reports Labor Week­end fatal­i­ties were down this past hol­i­day, with arrests for dri­ving impaired and drugs up. Dur­ing the period of August 29 through Sep­tem­ber first, 11 peo­ple died on Oho road­ways, com­pared to 16 the year before. 804 peo­ple were arrested for OVI, up 4.3% …

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Cat Adoption Event

This week­end is a big push to get cats and kit­tens adopted by the Toledo Area Humane Soci­ety. It is low­er­ing adop­tion fees briefly. Through Sun­day, all felines are half-off and if you adopt two at the same time, you’ll get half off the reduced fee for the sec­ond ani­mal. …

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Meijer Hiring

Mei­jer is hir­ing 17-hundred new employ­ees in Ohio. The Defi­ance Mei­jers will have open­ings. The com­pany announced Wednes­day they’ll beef up employee lev­els by nearly ten-thousand nation­wide wide as the com­pany con­tin­ues to expand. The extra staff is also in prepa­ra­tion of the fall and hol­i­day sell­ing sea­sons. Online appli­ca­tions …

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Bowling Green QB Out for Season

The Bowl­ing Green Fal­cons are only one game into the new sea­son and quar­ter­back Matt John­son is out for the year. He injured his hip dur­ing the team’s opener last week against West­ern Ken­tucky. Head coach Dino Babers says there are sur­gi­cal and non-surgical options for John­son, but no deci­sion …

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University of Toledo Investigated for Rape Policy

Uni­ver­sity of Toledo is one of four col­leges nation­wide under inves­ti­ga­tion for its han­dling of a sex­ual assault case. The Title Nine and Clery Act com­plaints were filed Wednes­day with the U.S. Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion on behalf of stu­dent vic­tims by a Berkley-based advo­cacy group called End Rape On Cam­pus. …

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RIP Mantis

Roller Coaster afi­ciona­dos are plan­ning their trips to Cedar Point to pay their respects to the Man­tis, who has ful­filled his duty as a world-class thrill ride for 18 years. When it was built in 1996, the Man­tis was billed as the world’s tallest, fastest and steep­est stand-up roller coaster …

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Fair Starts Tomorrow

The Williams County fair begins tomor­row. It will kick off with a cham­pi­onship rodeo. Other events planned this year include lots of coun­try music, and great entertainment.The fair will run through Sept. 13. Admis­sion to the fair is $5 with chil­dren age 12 and younger admit­ted for free. A weekly …

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