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Claims Flattening Out

More than 34 thousand Ohioans file unemployment claims during the last week of May. That’s the lowest figure since Ohio’s stay-at-home orders led to widespread layoffs. The claims are still among the highest on record in the state over the past few decades. The 34,575 claims filed for the week …

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IN Fair Called Off

This summer’s Indiana State Fair has been called off…COVID-19. Scheduled for Aug. 7-through the 23rd, officials had hoped to hold it at the Indianapolis fairgrounds since the governor said he planned to lift most statewide coronavirus restrictions on July 4. Fair officials say preparing for the event requires coordination with …

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Numbers Discrepancies Between Feds And IN

Indiana health leaders say they are working to determine why a federal report found about 200 more coronavirus-related deaths among the state’s nursing home residents than state officials had tallied. An apparent slowdown of coronavirus-related deaths is continuing in Indiana as figures released by state health officials show it has …

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Leslie Lee Liberty, 56

LESLIE “Kit” LEE LIBERTY Leslie wanted everyone to remember: Just Be Nice and Trust God. Leslie “Kit” Lee Liberty, 56 years, of Montpelier, Ohio passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Leslie was born May 6, 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter …

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Marcile L. Viers, 102

Marcile L. Viers, age 102, formerly a longtime resident of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 11:25 A.M. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident.  Mrs. Viers graduated from Waterloo High School and Fort Wayne Beauty College.  She operated Marcile’s Beauty …

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Testing Available In Bryan

The Bryan Community Health Center will offer COVID-19 testing to the public, beginning Monday morning. Officials say once the test is scheduled, it is conducted as a drive-through, self-administered test, outside the health center on S. Main St., in Bryan. The test is a live virus test, in which a …

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Serious Crash Near LC

Crews respond to a two-vehicle crash at County Roads V and 10, three miles northwest of Liberty Center. Several are hurt. At least one person was flown to St. Vincent’s in Toledo. Rescue and fire units from Napoleon and Delta were also at the scene. Investigators say it appears one …

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Pool Closed In Delta

The Delta swimming pool will be closed for the season…COVID-19. The difficulty in achieving mandated sanitizing and social distancing in the pool…cited as a major factor in the decision. The mandated reduction in the allowed capacity inside the fenced area of the pool also could present major challenges, such as …

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Tracing Squabble Quelled In Columbus

A proposal by House Republicans to require individuals’ written consent for the state to track the spread of the coronavirus is rejected by fellow Republicans in the Ohio Senate. The House would have required in-writing permission before the Health Department could undertake what is known as contract tracing. This technique …

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Covid In WC…Now

COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health, but only one new case has been confirmed in Williams County this week. To date, officials confirm 40 cases, with an additional 15 probable. In all…there have been five hospitalizations and one death. Thirty-one cases are connected to the Corrections Center …

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