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Coronavirus Explodes On OH Campuses

Hundreds of positive cases of coronavirus are being reported at colleges in Ohio…as more students return to school. Ohio State tallied 882 cases among students during the first two weeks of the semester. It also logged 20 cases among employees in August. At Miami University, which started classes remotely but …

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Householder Enters Plea

The former speaker of the Ohio House pleads not guilty to a federal corruption charge tied to an alleged $60 million bribery scheme. Larry Householder and four others are accused of taking company money for personal and political use, in exchange for passing a legislative bailout of two nuclear power …

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Gertrude Rose Prince, 88

Gertrude Rose Prince, age 88, formerly of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 11:15 A.M. on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the home of her daughter in Auburn, Indiana, after a brief but devastating illness. Mrs. Prince was a 1950 graduate of Farmer High School. Gertrude Rose Prince nee Speaker was …

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Karen M. Polter, 80

Karen M. Polter, 80 years, of Hicksville, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at Brookview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Defiance.  Karen was born September 8, 1939, in Hicksville, the daughter of the late Roger and Alice Marie (Revert) Coy.  She was a 1957 graduate of Farmer High School.  Karen married …

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Soybeans Up. Corn Down.

Fulton County soybean crops will prove to be the most consistent in five years, but due to a hot, dry summer, local farmers are facing a far from stellar corn crop. Officials say area soybean crops will be harvested, beginning the end of September, and farmers should be pleasantly surprised. …

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Bad Crash In VWC

In Van Wert County…three people are taken to area hospitals after a crash involving a semi on U.S. 224 and Lincoln Highway. Investigators say Donald Martin of Ohio City was westbound on Lincoln Highway. He fails to stop at a stop sign…and crashes into a semi. Martin’s pickup truck spun …

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Deadly Motorcycle Ax In DKC

A motorcyclist dies after losing control and crashing into a tree on County Road 23, west of DeKalb High School. Officials tell reporters Nathan Chaney, of Auburn, died at the scene. They say he lost control on a curve and ended up flipping the motorcycle over before hitting the tree. …

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Troopers On Roadway…Be Safe.

Heads up, drivers. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging you to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on drunk drivers. Motorists can do their part in keeping the roadways safe by following all traffic laws, never driving impaired and always designating a sober driver. …

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Colonial Manor Shuttered

Responding to ongoing complaints and declaring it a public nuisance, the city of Bryan has at least temporarily shut down the Colonial Manor Motel. Officers served a temporary restraining order on motel management. So, the motel E. High St., is closed for now. Officials say the city has had more …

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Shock Enters Plea

A Defiance man, accused of sex crimes against children in both Defiance and Williams counties, pleads guilty in a Williams County courtroom. William Shock pled guilty to a third-degree felony charge of gross sexual imposition. Online court records show Shock was accused of touching an 8-year-old child during the summer …

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