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OHIO TEXTING AND DRIVING RECORDS RELEASED

A new tex­ting while dri­ving law took effect in Ohio about a year ago, but so far, it hasn’t had a very big impact across the Buck­eye state. Traf­fic cita­tion sta­tis­tics show there hasn’t been a big upswing in tick­ets for Ohio dri­vers who insist on tex­ting while dri­ving. The …

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INTERSECTION CHANGES THURSDAY IN STEUBEN COUNTY

The Indi­ana Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion said on Tues­day, that the inter­sec­tion of Indi­ana 1 and Metz Road in Steuben County will become a four-way stop effec­tive Thurs­day, weather per­mit­ting. Stop signs, stop bars and “Stop Sign Ahead” signs will be placed at all approaches to the inter­sec­tion. The state­ment, released …

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LABOR DAY TRAFFIC STATS

This Labor Day week­end, troop­ers were crack­ing down on drug activ­ity and aggres­sive dri­vers. Troop­ers made 263 drug arrests through­out the hol­i­day report­ing period of Mid­night on Fri­day, August 30 through 11:59 p.m. on Mon­day, Sep­tem­ber 2. In addi­tion, aggres­sive dri­ving cita­tions totaled 3,727 dri­vers cited and OVI arrests came …

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Nancy Wood, 86

Nancy L. Wood, 86 years, of Bryan, Ohio and formerly of Toledo, Ohio, Birmingham, Michigan and Shelby, North Carolina,  passed away Sunday, September 01, 2013 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan.  Nancy was born June 24, 1927 in Shelby, North Carolina, the daughter of the late James Ogburn and Anne Mae …

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Jimmy Moody, 57

James A. “Jimmy” Moody, 57 years, of Bryan, went home to be with his best friend, Jesus, Friday, August 30, 2013 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Centre after a short illness.  He was born October 6, 1956 in Bryan, son of the late James B. and Dorothea M. (Beaviers) Moody.  He was a 1975 …

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WEEKEND AUCTION SUCCESSFUL

The annual Auc­tions Amer­ica Labor Day auc­tion at Auburn, Indi­ana took place over the Labor Day week­end, get­ting under­way on Thurs­day and run­ning through Sun­day. More than 1,100 vehi­cles were auc­tioned off. The huge event also fea­tured celebrity auto­graph sign­ings, a car cor­ral and a swap meet.

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WAUSEON EYES IMPROVEMENTS

Wauseon, like so many small towns and cities across the coun­try, is strug­gling to find it’s iden­tity among urban sprawl and big box retail­ers set­ting up shop just out­side the down­town area. A recent attempt by Wauseon to secure up to $300,000 in state grant fund­ing to revive the down­town …

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AUBURN LEADER DEAD OF HEART ATTACK

A found­ing orga­nizer of the Auburn Cord Dusen­berg Fes­ti­val died just after cel­e­brat­ing his 50th year vol­un­teer­ing for the orga­ni­za­tion. 74 year old John Randinelli died of a heart attack Sun­day in Auburn. The Penn­syl­va­nia native moved to Auburn in 1964, where he began his career in bank­ing and estab­lished …

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MOTORCYCLE — CAR CRASH LEAVES TWO WITH SERIOUS INJURIES

Steuben County author­i­ties say a motor­cy­cle and a car col­lided Sun­day after­noon east of Angola, injur­ing a hus­band and wife. The crash hap­pened about 3 p.m. at U.S. 20 and Indi­ana 327. 50 year old Daniel Fuller and his pas­sen­ger, 48 year old Rhonda Fuller, were rid­ing a 2012 Harley-Davidson …

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SALES TAX INCREASES

Ohio con­sumers, as of Sun­day, began pay­ing a few pen­nies more on their pur­chases. An increase in Ohio sales tax took effect on Sun­day, Sept. 1 for the first time since July 1, 2005. The state sales tax increased from 5.5 per­cent to 5.75 per­cent with the increase that was …

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