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Tagliaferri Is Sentenced

Tylarr Tagliaferri is sentenced in Steuben Superior Court to 30 years prison, under a plea deal. Tagliaferri admits to three child molestation charges, which allowed for the dismissal of the higher felony charges he was facing as part of that deal. Tagliaferri forced two minors to provide him with oral …

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Counterfeit Bust In Napoleon

Three people are in custody after a counterfeit money bust in Napoleon. Elijah Henderson, Mareisha Hunter and Remington Jones, all from Michigan face counterfeiting charges and more. They were taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio in Stryker, pending an appearance in Napoleon Municipal Court. All this, after a …

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Bush Thieves Wanted

Who stole some bushes and a tree…all newly planted…from Opdycke Park? Williams County Park Board officials are trying to find that out. They say after planting everything…a number of plants were gone soon after…when crews returned to water them. They say vandalism is on the rise in the area. If …

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Robert “Bob” B. Kidston, Jr., 65

Robert “Bob” B. Kidston, Jr., 65, of Pioneer passed away Friday evening at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.  He was born on December 13, 1953 in Ann Arbor to Robert Bruce and Clara B. (VanBonn) Kidston.  He graduated from North Central High School in 1972.  Bob married the love of his life, Linda D. …

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Linda K. East, 81

Linda K. East, 81, of Dunnellon, Florida and formerly of Montpelier passed away Friday, June 21st at her home.  She was born on September 30, 1937 in Wauseon to Hubert and Thelma (Riley) Gleason.  Linda graduated from Montpelier High School and then from the Fort Wayne Business College.  She married …

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Tagliaferri Faces The Court

The prison term for an Angola man is set after he pleads guilty to child molestation charges. Tylarr Tagliaferri will be sentenced in Steuben County Court. Tagliaferri could face up to 40 years plus behind bars.

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Victim Continues Recovery

The victim of a June 8 shooting in Defiance is released from the hospital. Becky Clifford is recovering from several gunshot wounds. Investigators tell reporters Clifford was attacked by her neighbor, John Ruark…who then took his own life just as officers at an E. Second St. location. Ruark lived in …

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New Pact At Wauseon Schools

Teachers in the Wauseon school district will get a raise in pay over the next three years, after an agreement is approved at the district’s school board meeting. The terms give the educators increases of 1.8%, 1.9%, and 2 percent, respectively. The increases will also be given to classified employees …

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School District Law Back In Court

The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 23 in a legal fight over the state law that shifted operational control of poor-performing school districts from locally elected boards to unelected CEOs. The Youngstown school board and school employees’ unions argue the law violates the Ohio Constitution. They …

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Racinos Humming Along

State lottery officials say annual gambling revenue from slot machines at Ohio’s seven racinos has topped $1 billion for the first time. The Ohio Lottery Commission reported on revenue from the video lottery terminals at racinos for fiscal year 2019, which ended in June. The statewide revenue from racinos, or …

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