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New Funding For IN Mental Patients

A federal agency approves Indiana’s request to use Medicaid funding to provide expanded services to residents diagnosed with serious mental illnesses. U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services authorized the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to use those funds to pay for short term care for patients admitted at …

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Religious Objections Group To Appeal

Conservative religious groups are planning to appeal an Indiana judge’s ruling that canceled a trial, challenging limits on the state’s religious objections law that were signed by then-Gov. Mike Pence. An attorney for the groups filed the notice but hasn’t yet submitted any arguments regarding the appeal. That action comes …

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Ruth Ann Osborne, 80

Ruth Ann Osborne, age 80, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 7:42 A.M. on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio. Ruth Ann worked as a meat cutter for Kroger’s in Bryan and Defiance, babysat, and also worked at TOMCO and Shastar in Bryan. …

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Mary “Jean” Knierim, 85

Mary “Jean” Knierim, 85, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed into heaven on Monday, December 30, 2019.  Jean was born in Racine, Wisconsin, on May 21, 1934, the only child of George and Carrie Mohr . She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.   Her life centered around her family enjoying time spent …

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New Jobs Numbers For FC

The unemployment rate remained low in Fulton County during the month of November, that’s according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The jobless rate for the month was 3.7%, which is down from 4% in October. Last November, the rate was also 4%. Among the state’s 88 …

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Sex Jurisdiction Debate Moves Forward

The Ohio Supreme Court agrees to clarify how long juvenile court judges have jurisdiction over youthful sex offenders. State law allows juvenile offenders to petition a judge to have a sex offender classification removed. Juvenile court judges have permanent jurisdiction over juvenile sex offender classifications, regardless of where the juvenile …

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Party Affiliations Could Go On Ballot

A bill would allow judicial candidates in Ohio to determine whether to list their party affiliation on general election ballots. The bipartisan-sponsored Ohio House bill would go into effect in 2021. The proposal would not affect next year’s state Supreme Court races. If the bill passes, residents would see party …

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ECOT Update

A review of thousands of documents is delaying a state lawsuit, aimed at recouping millions of dollars from the founder and leaders of what was once Ohio’s largest online charter school. Lawyers for the defendants, tied to the defunct Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, said in September they located about 50,000 …

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Nelda N. Koralewski, 67

Nelda N. Koralewski left these mortal bounds on December 19, 2019, after more than 16 years of battle against a degenerative disease that left her homebound and bedbound. Born to Charles and Anne McGehee in Richmond, Va.,  on May 10, 1952, Nelda was the loving spouse of Don Koralewski of Bryan for …

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Dona Biernat, 69

Dona Biernat, age 69, of Butler, Indiana, died at 9:25 A.M. on Monday, December 16, 2019, at the Laurels of DeKalb in Butler, where she was a resident. Dona was a homemaker and enjoyed painting. Dona was born on September 19, 1950, in Dyersburg, Tennessee, the daughter of Bill and …

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