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Bad News For OACB

A group, trying to overturn the financial rescue for Ohio’s two nuclear power plants says it doesn’t have enough signatures needed for a statewide vote. Ohioans Against Corporate Bailouts had until to Monday to submit the signatures. The group says it isn’t giving up and will continue with a lawsuit …

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Fern M. (Waugh) Byroads, 90

Fern M. (Waugh) Byroads, age 90, of Williams Center, Ohio, passed away in her home at 7:01 P.M. on Saturday, October 19, 2019, after a brief illness.  Mrs. Byroads began working in Bryan for Western Union and later worked for the City of Bryan, retiring with twenty-three years of service, …

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Woman Badly Hurt In Standoff

A woman is hurt after she is shot at a Nettle Lake residence on Biscayne Blvd. David Reutz faces charges. After speaking with Reutz, a deputy went to the home and tried to speak with Diana Galla, who came out of a bedroom with a handgun. Deputies establish a perimeter …

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Get That Shot

It’s flu season. The Williams County Health Department says get vaccinated. Contrary to popular belief, the flu vaccine cannot give you the flu. After getting the vaccine, your body works hard to build up protection against the flu virus. Most people who receive the vaccine go on with their day, …

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Disability Survey Released

The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council releases a survey to identify problems and needs that should be addressed for Ohioans with disabilities across the state. The input will be used for the council’s Five-Year State Plan…to develop specific grant proposals toward relevant projects across Ohio.

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HB6 Heats Up

Ohio Attorney, General Dave Yost says he recently became aware that his comments from a Sept. 30 press conference are being used in an HB6 television commercial. Yost says the use of those comments are not with his consent. HB6 supporters allege that the anti-referendum group, Ohioans for Energy Security, …

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Melvin L. Stafford, 76

Melvin L. Stafford, age 76, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away at 3:02 P.M. on Friday, October 18, 2019, at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville after an extended illness.  Mr. Stafford had been employed by Evans Equipment in Butler, Indiana, for many years until his retirement 1993.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting …

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Franklin Ferman Haase, 86

Franklin Ferman Haase, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, October 18, 2019, at his residence. Frank worked as a general foreman at The Aro Corporation in Bryan, retiring after 40 years of service.  Later, he taught at Northwest State Community College for six …

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Betty C. Shartzer, 96

Betty C. Shartzer, 96, of Montpelier, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. Per Betty’s request, no funeral services will be held. She will be laid to rest at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci, Michigan.

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Injury Crash On 427

DeKalb County deputies are investigating a crash between a car and minivan on County Road 427, just north of Auburn. They say an 18-year-old woman stopped at a stop sign, before pulling out into traffic onto 427. A minivan coming from the other direction tried to stop, but was not …

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