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Fire At Henry Co Eatery

Crews in Henry County take on a restaurant fire. Five area departments were called to the Log Cabin Tavern on County Road 3 in Liberty Center, after witnesses saw and called emergency personnel. The building is heavily damaged. No injuries were reported. State and local investigators are looking over things.

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Green Jobs Grow In IN

A new survey says Indiana and Minnesota had the Midwest’s biggest growth in clean energy jobs last year. The fourth annual Clean Jobs Midwest survey found that Indiana’s clean energy jobs grew by 4.7% last year, tying it with Minnesota. Officials say Indiana’s employment in advanced transportation manufacturing, including electric …

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Marriage Law Begins In OH

A new state marriage law prohibits children under the age of 17 from marrying in Ohio The new law takes effect this week. It raises the minimum marriage age to 18 for both parties, but allows 17-year-olds to marry if they meet certain requirements. They must have juvenile court consent …

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Electoral Vote Push Shelved

A ballot measure proposing to give Ohio’s electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote has been withdrawn. The proposed amendment would have forced lawmakers to assure the Electoral College’s votes were delivered to whichever candidate won the most votes nationally, rather than the most votes …

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Tressler Gets 18 Plus

A West Unity man is sentenced for rape in Williams County. Scotty Tressler receives 18 plus years in jail. The rape charges were part of a plea agreement in the case. The ages of the victims range from 6-13.

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Gessel Case Ends

Steven Gessel, the Lima man, accused of abducting then raping a 14-year-old girl gets over 8 years prison time in an area court room.

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Injury Accident On SR 1

A motorcycle crash in Dekalb County leaves one man hurt. Officials say Larry Frazee was northbound on State Road 1. As he approaches slower traffic, Frazee goes for the brake…instead he gets into a skid and loses control of the bike. Frazee was thrown into the ditch. He was taken …

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Abortion Bill Passes Muster In Committee

A committee of the Republican-led Ohio House votes along party lines on legislation banning abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Democrats expressed anger ahead of the vote, arguing the bill will disenfranchise poor and minority women, penalize doctors and prompt young Ohioans to move out-of-state.

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Sports Gambling Mulled In Columbus

A bill to legalize sports betting in the state is introduced in the Ohio House. The bill allows the Ohio Lottery Commission to administer it, with a new advisory board initially providing research and recommendations to the commission. The bill also levies a 10 percent tax on businesses that provide …

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Wanna Town

A rustic southern Indiana town, established in 1851 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places is up for sale, with an asking price of $3.8 million. The Brown County town of Story is 17 acres in size, including a historic general store, an old grain mill, numerous barns, …

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