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Deborah “Deb” Ann Gilbert, 60

Deborah “Deb” Ann Gilbert, age 60, of Stryker, Ohio passed away Friday, November 22, 2019 in her home surrounded by her loving family.  Deb was born March 10, 1959 in South Dakota to the late Eugene E. and Linda L. (Payne) Block.  She married Peter Gordon Gilbert, Jr. and he survives.  …

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Dr. Norman W. Thomas, 78

Dr. Norman W. Thomas, age 78, of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away at on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Kingsbury Place in Defiance, Ohio. Dr. Thomas was a 1959 graduate of Culver (Indiana) High School. He attended Purdue University, where he obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in agriculture and his …

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Jerry R. Coy, 81

Jerry R. Coy, age 81, of Stryker, Ohio, died at 5:50 A.M. on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at the Swanton Valley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Mr. Coy was the owner of the former Courtesy Chrysler Plymouth car dealership in Bryan. He also farmed and worked construction. Jerry graduated from Stryker …

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Richard A. Roth, 87

Richard A. Roth, age 87, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019, at the Fulton County Health Center. Richard was a horse starter and had worked at Raceway Park in Toledo. He also owned and operated Roth Starting Gate Service and had started races in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. …

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Chase In Bryan

Officers in Bryan are looking for a motorcyclist after a chase in town with speeds of over 100 mph by the suspect. They say the pursuit started at the Circle K on South Main. There, officers spotted the bike, without proper registration and the chase was on. The suspect turned …

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LaRose Envisions Election Security

Ohio’s elections chief expressed confidence the perennial swing state will have adequate safeguards against cyberattacks in place before the 2020 presidential election…although the upgrades he has required are coming along slowly. Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office says 52 of 88 counties are at least halfway done carrying out orders …

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Health Costs A Major Concern In IN

Republican legislative leaders are considering steps addressing high health care costs in Indiana during the General Assembly’s 2020 session, an issue one top lawmaker is calling an economic development problem. Indiana currently ranks highest in prices paid to hospitals by private health insurance plans. Last month, the Trump administration announced …

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Two Car Crash Near Bryan

A crash knocks the lights out for some in Bryan. Officials say the multi-vehicle accident at County Roads F and 18 affected 100 Toledo Edison customers, northeast of town, for a time. A woman was southbound on 18…they say she failed to yield for a stop sign, hitting a vehicle …

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DeWine Opposes Bag Ban

Ohio’s governor wants state lawmakers to drop bills that would prohibit local governments from forbidding the use of plastic bags. Gov. DeWine opposes a pair of bills offered by fellow Republicans that would forbid municipalities and counties from banning single-use plastic bags by groceries and other stores. Some lawmakers and …

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Kennedy To Run Again

Ohio Supreme Court Justice, Sharon Kennedy says she will seek re-election next year. In a statement shared by the Ohio Republican Party, the 57-year-old Kennedy noted she has worked in the justice system for over three decades, including as a police officer, a lawyer and a magistrate in Ohio. She …

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