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Pact Met In Swanton

Both sides approve a new Swanton Local Schools teachers’ contract…it’s a two-year agreement. The union and the district ratified the deal. Salary increases on the base pay rate will be 1% for the next two years. Base salary in year one will be $34,776, and in year two $35,124.

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Gold Gets The Word

A Vermont man is sentenced in a Fulton County courtroom. Joshua Gold, of Putney, Vermont, pled guilty to trafficking marijuana. He was sentenced to one year of community control, and ordered to pay prosecution costs, report to the Probation Department before leaving the county…and serve eight days in the Corrections …

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DeWine Cracks Down On Some Counties

Residents of several Ohio counties will be mandated to wear a mask when out in public. Gov. DeWine makes the announcement during a briefing…as the number of hospitalizations from COVID-19 reaches the highest count in over three weeks. The counties?…Butler…Franklin…Hamilton…Huron…and more. Ohio saw 948 reported cases Tuesday, pushing the total …

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DeWine Found To Be A Relief Recipient

A company, partly owned by Gov. DeWine, is among those that received loans from a $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid program. The data shows DeWine Seeds-Silver Dollar Baseball received a loan under the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program for a range of $150,000 to $350,000. The company owns the Asheville …

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OH Traffic Numbers

22 people die in 21 car accidents during the Fourth of July weekend in Ohio. Officials say troopers made 425 arrests for impaired driving and 280 on drug-related charges. The patrol responded to 631 crashes and made more than 22,494 traffic contacts in all…including providing assistance to more than 2,900 …

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Arrests Made, Post Chase

Two Indiana teens are charged and two others under investigation after a pursuit and manhunt in Paulding County. Officers try to pull over Ricky Taylor for speeding on U.S. 24, near mile post 3. He doesn’t stop and ultimately crashes trying to turn onto County Road 60 from County Road …

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Gearhart Hearing Re Scheduled

A hearing for a former Montpelier city leader, accused of theft is postponed. Ex-Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Susan Gearhart, was scheduled to appear in a Williams County courtroom on theft charges. The hearing has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. on July 30. Prosecutors say Gearhart stole $6,054.96 from the …

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More Help Is Here

Up to 20 weeks of Extended Benefits will be available to eligible Ohioans…who exhaust both the maximum 26 weeks of regular unemployment benefits and 13 weeks of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation. The additional weeks are possible because Ohio’s insured unemployment rate exceeded a minimum threshold. The insured unemployment rate is …

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Stabbing In Defiance

A Bowling Green man is arrested after police say he stabbed a Cecil man in a convenience store in Defiance. Officers are dispatched to Circle K, on N. Clinton St. Both subjects were still inside the business when they arrived. James Mason was taken by Defiance Fire to a local …

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Roof Money Passes

Williams County commissioners approve $76 thousand dollars in line item appropriations at their regular meeting. The meeting was held online…coronavirus. The expenditures include $46 thousand to cover the expense of roof repairs at Hillside Country Living, the county-owned nursing, memory care and assisted living facility on County Road 16 north …

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